Job 40:7

“Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 40:7

Gird vp thy loynes now like a man: I will demaund of thee, and declare thou vnto me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now gird up your loins like a man; I will ask you, and you instruct Me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Get your strength together like a man of war: I will put questions to you, and you will give me the answers.
- Basic English Bible

Gird up now thy loins like a man: I will demand of thee, and inform thou me.
- Darby Bible

Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou to me.
- Webster's Bible

Now brace yourself like a man. I will question you, and you will answer me.
- World English Bible

Gird, I pray thee, as a man, thy loins, I ask thee, and cause thou Me to know.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Gird up thy loins now like a man; I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto Me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 40:7

Wesley's Notes for Job 40:7


40:5 Answer - Speak again; I will contend no more with thee. Twice - Often, the definite number being used indefinitely.

40:6 Whirlwind - Which was renewed when God renewed his charge upon Job, whom he intended to humble more throughly.

40:8 Wilt thou - Every word is emphatical, wilt (art thou resolved upon it) thou (thou Job, whom I took to be one of a better mind) also (not only vindicate thyself, but also accuse me) disannul (not only question, but even repeal and make void, as if it were unjust) my judgment? My sentence against thee, and my government and administration of human affairs? Wilt thou make me unrighteous that thou mayst seem to be righteous?


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