Job 41:1

“Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 41:1

Canst thou draw out Leuiathan with an hooke? or his tongue with a corde which thou lettest downe?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook? Or press down his tongue with a cord?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Canst thou draw out leviathan with a fishhook? Or press down his tongue with a cord?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Is it possible for Leviathan to be pulled out with a fish-hook, or for a hook to be put through the bone of his mouth?
- Basic English Bible

Wilt thou draw out the leviathan with the hook, and press down his tongue with a cord?
- Darby Bible

Canst thou draw out leviathan with a hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down?
- Webster's Bible

Can you draw out Leviathan with a fishhook, or press down his tongue with a cord?
- World English Bible

Dost thou draw leviathan with an angle? And with a rope thou lettest down -- his tongue?
- Youngs Literal Bible

(40:25) Canst thou draw out leviathan with a fish-hook? or press down his tongue with a cord?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 41:1

Wesley's Notes for Job 41:1


41:1 Leviathan - Several particulars in the following description, agree far better with the crocodile, than the whale. It is highly probable, that this is the creature here spoken of. Cord - Canst thou take him with a hook and a line, as anglers take ordinary fishes.


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