1 Then the Lord said to Job,
2 “Will the faultfinder acontend with the Almighty?
Let him who breproves God answer it.”
I alay my hand on my mouth.
5 “Once I have spoken, and aI will not answer;
Even twice, and I will add nothing more.”
6 Then the aLord answered Job out of the storm and said,
7 “Now agird up your loins like a man;
I will bask you, and you instruct Me.
8 “Will you really aannul My judgment?
And can you athunder with a voice like His?
10 “aAdorn yourself with eminence and dignity,
And clothe yourself with honor and majesty.
11 “Pour out athe overflowings of your anger,
And look on everyone who is bproud, and make him low.
12 “Look on everyone who is proud, and ahumble him,
13 “aHide them in the dust together;
Bind 1them in the hidden place.
14 “Then I will also 1confess to you,
That your own right hand can save you.
He eats grass like an ox.
And his power in the muscles of his belly.
The sinews of his thighs are knit together.
His 1limbs are like bars of iron.
19 “He is the afirst of the ways of God;
Let his bmaker bring near his sword.
20 “Surely the mountains abring him food,
And all the beasts of the field bplay there.
In the covert of the reeds and the marsh.
22 “The lotus plants cover him with 1shade;
The willows of the brook surround him.
23 “If a river 1rages, he is not alarmed;
He is confident, though the aJordan rushes to his mouth.
24 “Can anyone capture him 1when he is on watch,
With 2barbs can anyone pierce his nose?
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