Job 41:23
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"The foldsמַפְּלֵ֣י
4651: refuse, hanging partsfrom naphal
of his fleshבְשָׂרֹ֣ו
1320: fleshfrom basar
are joined together,דָבֵ֑קוּ
1692: to cling, cleave, keep closea prim. root
3332: to pour, cast, flowa prim. root
on him and immovable.בַּל־
1077: notfrom balah

KJV Lexicon
The flakes
mappal  (map-pawl')
a falling off, i.e. chaff; also something pendulous, i.e. a flap -- flake, refuse.
of his flesh
basar  (baw-sawr')
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
dabaq  (daw-bak')
to impinge, i.e. cling or adhere; figuratively, to catch by pursuit
they are firm
yatsaq  (yaw-tsak')
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
mowt  (mote)
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 Verses
New 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.

NET Bible
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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