Job 40:24

“He taketh it with his eyes: his nose pierceth through snares.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He taketh it with his eyes: his nose pearceth through snares.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Can anyone capture him when he is on watch, With barbs can anyone pierce {his} nose?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Shall any take him when he is on the watch, Or pierce through his nose with a snare?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Will anyone take him when he is on the watch, or put metal teeth through his nose?
- Basic English Bible

Shall he be taken in front? will they pierce through [his] nose in the trap?
- Darby Bible

He taketh it with his eyes: his nose pierceth through snares.
- Webster's Bible

Shall any take him when he is on the watch, or pierce through his nose with a snare?
- World English Bible

Before his eyes doth [one] take him, With snares doth [one] pierce the nose?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Shall any take him by his eyes, or pierce through his nose with a snare?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 40:24


40:24 Sight - Can any man take him in his eyes? Openly and by force? Surely not. His strength is too great for man to overcome: and therefore men are forced to use wiles and engines to catch him.


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