Job 41:7
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New International Version
Can you fill its hide with harpoons or its head with fishing spears?

New Living Translation
Will its hide be hurt by spears or its head by a harpoon?

English Standard Version
Can you fill his skin with harpoons or his head with fishing spears?

New American Standard Bible
"Can you fill his skin with harpoons, Or his head with fishing spears?

King James Bible
Canst thou fill his skin with barbed irons? or his head with fish spears?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Can you fill his hide with harpoons or his head with fishing spears?

International Standard Version
Will you fill his flesh with harpoons, or his head with lances?

NET Bible
Can you fill its hide with harpoons or its head with fishing spears?

New Heart English Bible
Can you fill his skin with barbed irons, or his head with fish spears?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Can you fill its hide with harpoons or its head with fishing spears?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Canst thou fill his skin with barbed irons? Or his head with fish-spears?

New American Standard 1977
“Can you fill his skin with harpoons,
            Or his head with fishing spears?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Canst thou cut his skin with knives or his head with a fish spear?

King James 2000 Bible
Can you fill his skin with harpoons? or his head with fish spears?

American King James Version
Can you fill his skin with barbed irons? or his head with fish spears?

American Standard Version
Canst thou fill his skin with barbed irons, Or his head with fish-spears?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wilt thou fill nets with his skin, and the cabins of fishes with his head?

Darby Bible Translation
Wilt thou fill his skin with darts, and his head with fish-spears?

English Revised Version
Canst thou fill his skin with barbed irons, or his head with fish spears?

Webster's Bible Translation
Canst thou fill his skin with barbed irons? or his head with fish spears?

World English Bible
Can you fill his skin with barbed irons, or his head with fish spears?

Young's Literal Translation
Dost thou fill with barbed irons his skin? And with fish-spears his head?
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
41:1-34 Concerning Leviathan. - The description of the Leviathan, is yet further to convince Job of his own weakness, and of God's almighty power. Whether this Leviathan be a whale or a crocodile, is disputed. The Lord, having showed Job how unable he was to deal with the Leviathan, sets forth his own power in that mighty creature. If such language describes the terrible force of Leviathan, what words can express the power of God's wrath? Under a humbling sense of our own vileness, let us revere the Divine Majesty; take and fill our allotted place, cease from our own wisdom, and give all glory to our gracious God and Saviour. Remembering from whom every good gift cometh, and for what end it was given, let us walk humbly with the Lord.
Study Bible
God's Power Shown in Creatures
6"Will the traders bargain over him? Will they divide him among the merchants? 7"Can you fill his skin with harpoons, Or his head with fishing spears? 8"Lay your hand on him; Remember the battle; you will not do it again!…
Cross References
Job 41:6
"Will the traders bargain over him? Will they divide him among the merchants?

Job 41:8
"Lay your hand on him; Remember the battle; you will not do it again!
Treasury of Scripture

Can you fill his skin with barbed irons? or his head with fish spears?

Canst (The Leviathan, described here, has been solidly proved by Bochart to denote the crocodile; and the description suits no other species of amphibious animals. It is a species of lizard, with a two-edged tail, large oblong head, small but vivacious eyes, short legs, and triangular feet, the fore ones having four, and the hinder ones five toes, armed with strong, sharp claws. Its length is usually about twenty feet, and its circumference about five feet; it has, in proportion to its size, the largest mouth of all monsters; moves both its jaws equally, the upper of which is armed with not less than forty, and the under with thirty-eight sharp, strong, and massy teeth; its voice is a loud, hollow growling, of the most terrific description; and is furnished with a coat of mail, so scaly and callous as to resist the force of a musket-ball in every part, except under the belly. It is a natural inhabitant of the Nile, and other African and Asiatic rivers; is of enormous voracity and strength, as well as fleetness in swimming; attacks mankind and the largest animals with the most daring impetuosity; and when taken by means of a powerful net, will often overturn the boats that surround it. Nothing that it once seizes can escape; and, shaking its prey to pieces, it is swallowed without mastication.)

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Job 41:26-29 The sword of him that lays at him cannot hold: the spear, the dart, …

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