KJV LexiconThe flakes
a falling off, i.e. chaff; also something pendulous, i.e. a flap -- flake, refuse.
of his flesh
flesh (from its freshness); by extension, body, person; also (by euphem.) the pudenda of a man -- body, (fat, lean) flesh(-ed), kin, (man-)kind, + nakedness, self, skin.
are joined together
to impinge, i.e. cling or adhere; figuratively, to catch by pursuit
they are firm
cast, cleave fast, be (as) firm, grow, be hard, lay out, molten, overflow, pour (out), run out, set down, stedfast.
in themselves they cannot be moved
to waver; by implication, to slip, shake, fall -- be carried, cast, be out of course, be fallen in decay, exceedingly, fall(-ing down), be (re-)moved, be ready, shake, slide, slip.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"The folds of his flesh are joined together, Firm on him and immovable.
King James Bible
The flakes of his flesh are joined together: they are firm in themselves; they cannot be moved.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
The folds of his flesh are joined together, solid as metal and immovable.
International Standard Version
There is no flaw in his body's armor; it is firmly fixed on him and unbreachable.
The folds of its flesh are tightly joined; they are firm on it, immovable.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
The folds of its flesh stick to each other. They are solid and cannot be moved.
King James 2000 Bible
The folds of his flesh are joined together: they are firm on him; they cannot be moved.
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