Iyoḇ (Job) 40:1-24 TS2009
And יהוה answered Iyoḇ, and said,
“Should a reprover contend with the Almighty? Let him who reproves Eloah answer it.”
And Iyoḇ answered יהוה and said,
“See, I am insignificant, what would I answer You? I lay my hand over my mouth.
Once I have spoken, but I have no answer – and twice, but I say no more.”
Then יהוה answered Iyoḇ out of the whirlwind, and said,
“Now gird up your loins like a man; I ask you, and you answer Me.
Would you also set aside My judgment? Would you pronounce Me wrong, and you be declared righteous?
Or do you have an arm like Ěl? Or do you thunder with a voice like His?
Deck yourself, please, with excellency and grandeur, and put on esteem and splendour.
Scatter abroad the rage of your wrath, and look on everyone who is proud and bring him low.
Look on everyone who is proud, humble him. And tread down the wrong-doers in their place.
Hide them in the dust together, bind their faces in obscurity.
Then even I would confess to you that your own right hand does save you.
See now, Behĕmoth, which I made along with you – he eats grass like an ox.
See now, his strength is in his loins, and his power is in his stomach muscles.
He bends his tail like a cedar; the sinews of his thighs are knit together.
His bones are like tubes of bronze, his ribs like bars of iron.
He is the beginning of the ways of Ěl. His Maker brings near His sword.
For the mountains yield food for him, and all the beasts of the field play there.
He lies under the slender trees, under cover of reed and swamp.
The slender trees cover him with their shade; the willows by the stream surround him.
See, if a river rages, he is not alarmed; he feels safe, even if the Yardĕn gushes into his mouth,
Before his eyes, shall he be caught, with snares? Or his nose pierced?
TS2009: The Scriptures 2009