Job 41:5

“Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 41:5

Wilt thou play with him as with a birde? wilt thou binde him for thy maydens?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Will you play with him as with a bird, Or will you bind him for your maidens?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? Or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Will you make sport with him, as with a bird? or put him in chains for your young women?
- Basic English Bible

Wilt thou play with him as with a bird, and wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?
- Darby Bible

Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?
- Webster's Bible

Will you play with him as with a bird? Or will you bind him for your girls?
- World English Bible

Dost thou play with him as a bird? And dost thou bind him for thy damsels?
- Youngs Literal Bible

(40:29) Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? Or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 41:5

Wesley's Notes for Job 41:5


41:3 Supplications - Doth he dread thine anger or power? Or will he earnestly beg thy favour? It is a metaphor from men in distress, who use these means to them to whose power they are subject.

41:7 Fill - A whale's you may: but the skin of a crocodile is so hard that an iron or spear will not pierce it.


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