Job 41:24
New International Version
Its chest is hard as rock, hard as a lower millstone.

New Living Translation
Its heart is hard as rock, hard as a millstone.

English Standard Version
His heart is hard as a stone, hard as the lower millstone.

Berean Study Bible
His chest is as hard as a rock, as hard as a lower millstone!

New American Standard Bible
"His heart is as hard as a stone, Even as hard as a lower millstone.

King James Bible
His heart is as firm as a stone; yea, as hard as a piece of the nether millstone.

Christian Standard Bible
His heart is as hard as a rock, as hard as a lower millstone!

Contemporary English Version
and its heart is stone.

Good News Translation
His stony heart is without fear, as unyielding and hard as a millstone.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
His heart is as hard as a rock, as hard as a lower millstone!

International Standard Version
His heart is as strong as stone, it is as hard as a lower millstone.

NET Bible
Its heart is hard as rock, hard as a lower millstone.

New Heart English Bible
His heart is as firm as a stone, yes, firm as the lower millstone.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Its chest is solid like a rock, solid like a millstone.

JPS Tanakh 1917
His heart is as firm as a stone; Yea, firm as the nether millstone.

New American Standard 1977
“His heart is as hard as a stone; Even as hard as a lower millstone.

Jubilee Bible 2000
His heart is as firm as a stone; as hard as a piece of the lower millstone.

King James 2000 Bible
His heart is as firm as a stone; yea, as hard as a piece of the lower millstone.

American King James Version
His heart is as firm as a stone; yes, as hard as a piece of the nether millstone.

American Standard Version
His heart is as firm as a stone; Yea, firm as the nether millstone.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
His heart is firm as a stone, and it stands like an unyielding anvil.

Douay-Rheims Bible
His heart shall be as hard as a stone, and as firm as a smith's anvil.

Darby Bible Translation
His heart is firm as a stone, yea, firm as the nether [millstone].

English Revised Version
His heart is as firm as a stone; yea, firm as the nether millstone.

Webster's Bible Translation
His heart is as firm as a stone; yes, as hard as a piece of the nether millstone.

World English Bible
His heart is as firm as a stone, yes, firm as the lower millstone.

Young's Literal Translation
His heart is firm as a stone, Yea, firm as the lower piece.
Study Bible
God's Power Shown in Leviathan
23The folds of his flesh are tightly joined; they are firm and immovable. 24His chest is as hard as a rock, as hard as a lower millstone! 25When Leviathan rises up, the mighty are terrified; they withdraw before his thrashing.…
Cross References
Job 41:23
The folds of his flesh are tightly joined; they are firm and immovable.

Job 41:25
When Leviathan rises up, the mighty are terrified; they withdraw before his thrashing.

Treasury of Scripture

His heart is as firm as a stone; yes, as hard as a piece of the nether millstone.

as hard

Isaiah 48:4
Because I knew that thou art obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow brass;

Jeremiah 5:3
O LORD, are not thine eyes upon the truth? thou hast stricken them, but they have not grieved; thou hast consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction: they have made their faces harder than a rock; they have refused to return.

Zechariah 7:12
Yea, they made their hearts as an adamant stone, lest they should hear the law, and the words which the LORD of hosts hath sent in his spirit by the former prophets: therefore came a great wrath from the LORD of hosts.







Lexicon
His chest
לִ֭בּוֹ (lib·bōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre

is as hard
יָצ֣וּק (yā·ṣūq)
Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3332: To pour out, to melt, cast as metal, to place firmly, to stiffen, grow hard

as
כְּמוֹ־ (kə·mōw-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 3644: Like, as, when

a rock,
אָ֑בֶן (’ā·ḇen)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 68: A stone

as hard
וְ֝יָצ֗וּק (wə·yā·ṣūq)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - QalPassParticiple - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3332: To pour out, to melt, cast as metal, to place firmly, to stiffen, grow hard

as a lower
תַּחְתִּֽית׃ (taḥ·tîṯ)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8482: Lowermost, the depths

millstone!
כְּפֶ֣לַח (kə·p̄e·laḥ)
Preposition-k | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6400: Cleavage, a millstone
(24) His heart--i.e., his nature, his disposition. This seems to be the meaning, rather than the physical organ of life.

Verse 24. - His heart is firm as a stone. Some regard this as intended physically, and note that the great saurians, with their cold and sluggish circulation, have hearts which are comparatively torpid, not contracting or expanding readily. Others take the "stony heart" to mean a fierce and obstinate disposition. In either case, the description will well suit the crocodile. Yea, as hard as a piece of the nether millstone. A repetition and slight exaggeration of the preceding idea. 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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