Job 40:16
New International Version
What strength it has in its loins, what power in the muscles of its belly!

New Living Translation
See its powerful loins and the muscles of its belly.

English Standard Version
Behold, his strength in his loins, and his power in the muscles of his belly.

Berean Study Bible
See the strength of his loins and the power in the muscles of his belly.

New American Standard Bible
"Behold now, his strength in his loins And his power in the muscles of his belly.

King James Bible
Lo now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly.

Christian Standard Bible
Look at the strength of his back and the power in the muscles of his belly.

Contemporary English Version
but look at the mighty muscles in its body

Good News Translation
but what strength there is in his body, and what power there is in his muscles!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Look at the strength of his loins and the power in the muscles of his belly.

International Standard Version
Now take a look at the strength that he has in his loins, and in the muscles of his abdomen.

NET Bible
Look at its strength in its loins, and its power in the muscles of its belly.

New Heart English Bible
Look now, his strength is in his thighs. His force is in the muscles of his belly.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Look at the strength in its back muscles, the power in its stomach muscles.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Lo now, his strength is in his loins, And his force is in the stays of his body.

New American Standard 1977
“Behold now, his strength in his loins, And his power in the muscles of his belly.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Behold now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly.

King James 2000 Bible
Lo now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the muscles of his belly.

American King James Version
See now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly.

American Standard Version
Lo now, his strength is in his loins, And his force is in the muscles of his belly.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Behold now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly.

Douay-Rheims Bible
His strength is in his loins, and his force in the navel of his belly.

Darby Bible Translation
Behold now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the muscles of his belly.

English Revised Version
Lo now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the muscles of his belly.

Webster's Bible Translation
Lo now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly.

World English Bible
Look now, his strength is in his thighs. His force is in the muscles of his belly.

Young's Literal Translation
Lo, I pray thee, his power is in his loins, And his strength in the muscles of his belly.
Study Bible
Job Humbles Himself Before the LORD
15Look at Behemoth, which I made along with you. He feeds on grass like an ox. 16See the strength of his loins and the power in the muscles of his belly. 17His tail sways like a cedar; the sinews of his thighs are tightly knit.…
Cross References
Job 40:15
Look at Behemoth, which I made along with you. He feeds on grass like an ox.

Job 40:17
His tail sways like a cedar; the sinews of his thighs are tightly knit.

Treasury of Scripture

See now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly.







Lexicon
See
הִנֵּה־ (hin·nêh-)
Interjection
Strong's Hebrew 2009: Lo! behold!

the strength
כֹח֣וֹ (ḵō·ḥōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3581: A small reptile (of unknown species)

of his loins
בְמָתְנָ֑יו (ḇə·mā·ṯə·nāw)
Preposition-b | Noun - mdc | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4975: The waist, small of the back, the loins

and the power
וְ֝אֹנ֗וֹ (wə·’ō·nōw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 202: Ability, power, wealth

in the muscles
בִּשְׁרִירֵ֥י (biš·rî·rê)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 8306: A cord, sinew

of his belly.
בִטְנֽוֹ׃ (ḇiṭ·nōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 990: The belly, the womb, the bosom, body of anything
(16) In the navel.--Rather, in the sinews, or muscles.

Verse 16. - Lo now, his strength is in his loins. The strength of the hippopotamus is its principal characteristic. Weighing often two thousand kilogrammes, and of a short thick make, when roused to anger it has a force which is irresistible. In the water it upsets large beats; on land it forces its way through dense thickets and fences of all kinds. The loins are especially strong, being deep, broad, and immensely muscular. And his force is in the navel of his belly; rather, in the muscles of his bell'i. The word used (שׁרידים) occurs only in this place. It is a plural form, and therefore cannot designate a single object, like the navel. The root seems to be the Syriac serir "firm," whence Schultens proposes to translate שׁרירים by firmitates. 40:15-24 God, for the further proving of his own power, describes two vast animals, far exceeding man in bulk and strength. Behemoth signifies beasts. Most understand it of an animal well known in Egypt, called the river-horse, or hippopotamus. This vast animal is noticed as an argument to humble ourselves before the great God; for he created this vast animal, which is so fearfully and wonderfully made. Whatever strength this or any other creature has, it is derived from God. He that made the soul of man, knows all the ways to it, and can make the sword of justice, his wrath, to approach and touch it. Every godly man has spiritual weapons, the whole armour of God, to resist, yea, to overcome the tempter, that his never-dying soul may be safe, whatever becomes of his frail flesh and mortal body.
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