Job 40:19

“He is the chief of the ways of God: he that made him can make his sword to approach unto him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee is the chiefe of the wayes of God: he that made him, can make his sword to approach vnto him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He is the first of the ways of God; Let his maker bring near his sword.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He is the chief of the ways of God: He `only' that made him giveth him his sword.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He is the chief of the ways of God, made by him for his pleasure.
- Basic English Bible

He is the chief of God's ways: he that made him gave him his sword.
- Darby Bible

He is the chief of the ways of God: he that made him can make his sword to approach him.
- Webster's Bible

He is the chief of the ways of God. He who made him gives him his sword.
- World English Bible

He [is] a beginning of the ways of God, His Maker bringeth nigh his sword;
- Youngs Literal Bible

He is the beginning of the ways of God; He only that made him can make His sword to approach unto him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 40:19


40:19 The chief - He is one of the chief of God's works, in regard of its great bulk and strength.


Discussion for Job 40:19

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