New International Version
Its tail sways like a cedar; the sinews of its thighs are close-knit.
King James Bible
He moveth his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his stones are wrapped together.
Darby Bible Translation
He bendeth his tail like a cedar; the sinews of his thighs are woven together.
World English Bible
He moves his tail like a cedar. The sinews of his thighs are knit together.
Young's Literal Translation
He doth bend his tail as a cedar, The sinews of his thighs are wrapped together,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He moveth his tail like a cedar - Therefore it was neither the elephant, who has a tail like that of the hog, nor the hippopotamus, whose tail is only about a foot long.
The sinews of his stones - I translate with Mr. Good, and for the same reasons, the sinews of his haunches, which is still more characteristic; as the animal must have excelled in leaping.
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So God created the great creatures of the sea and every living thing with which the water teems and that moves about in it, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
What strength it has in its loins, what power in the muscles of its belly!
Its bones are tubes of bronze, its limbs like rods of iron.
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