New International Version
"Though his face is covered with fat and his waist bulges with flesh,
King James Bible
Because he covereth his face with his fatness, and maketh collops of fat on his flanks.
Darby Bible Translation
For he hath covered his face with his fatness, and gathered fat upon [his] flanks.
World English Bible
because he has covered his face with his fatness, and gathered fat on his thighs.
Young's Literal Translation
For he hath covered his face with his fat, And maketh vigour over his confidence.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Job 15:27Because he covereth his face - He has lived in luxury and excess; and like a man overloaded with flesh, he cannot defend himself against the strong gripe of his adversary. The Arabic, for maketh collops of fat on his flanks, has (Arabic) He lays the Pleiades upon the Hyades, or, He places Surreea upon aiyuk, a proverbial expression for, His ambition is boundless; He aspires as high as heaven; His head touches the stars; or, is like the giants of old, who were fabled to have attempted to scale heaven by placing one high mountain upon another: -
Ter sunt conati imponere Pelio Ossam
Scilicet, atque Ossae frondosum involvere Olympum
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Give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness.--PSA. 97:12. The heavens are not clean in his sight. How much more abominable and filthy is man, which drinketh iniquity like water?--Yea, the stars are not pure in his sight. How much less man, that is a worm? Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness?--Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts. As he which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conversation; because it is written, Be ye holy; …
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defiantly charging against him with a thick, strong shield.
They close up their callous hearts, and their mouths speak with arrogance.
From their callous hearts comes iniquity; their evil imaginations have no limits.
Their hearts are callous and unfeeling, but I delight in your law.
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