Or press down his tongue with a cord?
Or pierce his jaw with a 2hook?
Or will he speak to you soft words?
Will you take him for a servant forever?
Or will you bind him for your maidens?
6 “Will the 1traders bargain over him?
Will they divide him among the merchants?
Or his head with fishing spears?
Remember the battle; 1you will not do it again!
Will 3you be laid low even at the sight of him?
10 “No one is so fierce that he dares to aarouse him;
Who then is he that can stand before Me?
Whatever is bunder the whole heaven is Mine.
Or his mighty strength, or his 1orderly frame.
13 “Who can 1strip off his outer armor?
Who can come within his double 2mail?
Around his teeth there is terror.
15 “His 1strong scales are his pride,
Shut up as with a tight seal.
That no air can come between them.
They clasp each other and cannot be separated.
And his eyes are like the aeyelids of the morning.
Sparks of fire leap forth.
As from a boiling pot and burning rushes.
And a flame goes forth from his mouth.
And dismay leaps before him.
Firm on him and immovable.
Even as hard as a lower millstone.
25 “When he raises himself up, the 1mighty fear;
Because of the crashing they are bewildered.
Nor the spear, the dart or the javelin.
Bronze as rotten wood.
28 “The 1arrow cannot make him flee;
Slingstones are turned into stubble for him.
He laughs at the rattling of the javelin.
He 1spreads out like a threshing sledge on the mire.
He makes the sea like a jar of ointment.
One would think the deep to be gray-haired.
One made without fear.
34 “1He looks on everything that is high;
He is king over all the asons of pride.”
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