Job 41:13
New International Version
Who can strip off its outer coat? Who can penetrate its double coat of armor?

New Living Translation
Who can strip off its hide, and who can penetrate its double layer of armor?

English Standard Version
Who can strip off his outer garment? Who would come near him with a bridle?

Berean Study Bible
Who can strip off his outer coat? Who can approach him with a bridle?

New American Standard Bible
"Who can strip off his outer armor? Who can come within his double mail?

King James Bible
Who can discover the face of his garment? or who can come to him with his double bridle?

Christian Standard Bible
Who can strip off his outer covering? Who can penetrate his double layer of armor?

Contemporary English Version
Who could strip off its armor or bring it under control with a harness?

Good News Translation
No one can tear off his outer coat or pierce the armor he wears.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Who can strip off his outer covering? Who can penetrate his double layer of armor?

International Standard Version
Who can strip off his outer armor? Who can approach him with a bridle?

NET Bible
Who can uncover its outer covering? Who can penetrate to the inside of its armor?

New Heart English Bible
Who can strip off his outer garment? Who shall come within his jaws?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Who can skin its hide? Who can approach it with a harness?

JPS Tanakh 1917
Who can uncover the face of his garment? Who shall come within his double bridle?

New American Standard 1977
“Who can strip off his outer armor? Who can come within his double mail?

Jubilee Bible 2000
Who shall uncover the face of his garment? Or who shall come to him with a double bridle?

King James 2000 Bible
Who can remove the face of his garment? or who can approach him with a double bridle?

American King James Version
Who can discover the face of his garment? or who can come to him with his double bridle?

American Standard Version
Who can strip off his outer garment? Who shall come within his jaws?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who can discover the face of his garment? or who can go into the midst of his mouth?

Darby Bible Translation
Who can uncover the surface of his garment? who can come within his double jaws?

English Revised Version
Who can strip off his outer garment? who shall come within his double bridle?

Webster's Bible Translation
Who can discover the face of his garment? or who can come to him with his double bridle?

World English Bible
Who can strip off his outer garment? Who shall come within his jaws?

Young's Literal Translation
Who hath uncovered the face of his clothing? Within his double bridle who doth enter?
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
God's Power Shown in Leviathan
12I cannot keep silent about his limbs, his power and his graceful form. 13Who can strip off his outer coat? Who can approach him with a bridle? 14Who can open his jaws, ringed by his fearsome teeth?…
Cross References
Job 41:12
I cannot keep silent about his limbs, his power and his graceful form.

Job 41:14
Who can open his jaws, ringed by his fearsome teeth?

Treasury of Scripture

Who can discover the face of his garment? or who can come to him with his double bridle?

with. or, within. double

2 Kings 19:28 Because your rage against me and your tumult is come up into my ears, …

Psalm 32:9 Be you not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding: …

James 3:3 Behold, we put bits in the horses' mouths, that they may obey us; …







Lexicon
Who
מִֽי־ (mî-)
Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 4310: Who?, whoever, in oblique construction with prefix, suffix

can strip off
גִ֭לָּה (ḡil·lāh)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1540: To denude, to exile, to reveal

his outer
פְּנֵ֣י (pə·nê)
Noun - common plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 6440: The face

coat?
לְבוּשׁ֑וֹ (lə·ḇū·šōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3830: A garment, clothing, raiment

Who
מִ֣י (mî)
Interrogative
Strong's Hebrew 4310: Who?, whoever, in oblique construction with prefix, suffix

can approach [him]
יָבֽוֹא׃ (yā·ḇō·w)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 935: To come in, come, go in, go

with a bridle?
בְּכֶ֥פֶל (bə·ḵe·p̄el)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3718: A duplicate
(13) Who can discover . . . ?--Rather, Who can strip off his outer garment? i.e., his scales, which are the covering of his skin. Who shall come within his double bridle, i.e., the doubling of his jaw? Who would venture a limb within his jaws? This seems to be the meaning, rather than "Who shall come to him with his double bridle," forsooth to take him therewith?

Verse 13. - Who can discover the face of his garment? Some critics understand this in a general sense, "Who can lay him open to assault?" Others suggest a more definite meaning," Who can strip off his outer covering?" the scaly coat, that is, which forms his special defence, and expose the comparatively tender skin below? If this were done, he would then be at the hunter's mercy; but who will undertake to do it? Who, again, can come to him with his double bridle? Come, i.e., with a double bridle in his hand, and place it in the monster's jaws. (So Schultens and Professor Lee.) Others translate, "Who will come within [the range of] his double bridle? and understand by "his double bridle" his two rows of teeth - Homer's ἑρκος ὀδόντων (Rosenmuller, Canon Cook, Professor Stanley Leathes, etc.). 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.
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