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Job humbles himself

40:1 Then YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
answered Job, and said,
40:2 Shall he that argues with Shaddaiשַׁדַּי
romanized: Šaddāy; or Shaddai is one of the names of the God of Israel. El Shaddai is conventionally translated into English as God Almighty (Deus Omnipotens in Latin, Arabic: الله عزوجل, romanized: ʾAllāh ʿazzawajal), but its original meaning is unclear. One of God’s names Shaddai = Exhaustless Bounty click here
instruct him? he that instructs Eloahאֱלוֹהַּ
Transliteration:’ĕlôha Pronunciation:el-o’-ah El appears in this form (El transl. God) rarely (shortened) אֱלֹהַּ ʼĕlôahh; probably prolonged (emphatic); a deity or the Deity:—God, god click here
, let him answer it.
40:3 Then Job answered YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, and said,
40:4 See, I am vile; what shall I answer You? I will put my hand on my mouth.
40:5 Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yes, twice; but I will go no further.

God answers from the whirlwind


40:6 Then YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
answered Job out of the whirlwind, and said,
40:7 Gird up your loins like a man: I will question you, and teach you to Me.
40:8 Will you also overturn my judgment? will you condemn Me, that you may be righteousצַדִּיק
Transliteration ṣadîq Pronunciation tsad-deek’ To do what is right Tzadik is also the root of the word tzedakah (‘charity’, literally ‘righteousness’). For more info click here
?
40:9  And you [h
ave] an arm like EL אֵל
‎Transliteration:ēl Pronunciation:ale — masculine noun — God, god-like one, mighty one occurs 245 times in 235 verses in the WLC Hebrew click here
? or can you thunder with a voice like His?
40:10 Adorn yourself now with majesty and magnificence; and clothe yourself with glory and splendor.
40:11 Spread abroad the fury of your anger: and look on every one that is proud, and humiliate him.
40:12 Look on every one that is proud, and humble him; and stomp down the wicked in their place.
40:13 Hide them in the dust together; and bind their faces in secret.
40:14 Then will I also confess to you that your own right hand can save you.
40:15 Look now at behemoth, which I made with you; he eats grass like an ox.
40:16 see now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the muscle of his body.
40:17 He moves his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his stones are intertwined.
40:18 His bones are as strong pieces of bronze; his bones are like bars of iron.
40:19 He is the first of the ways of EL אֵל
‎Transliteration:ēl Pronunciation:ale — masculine noun — God, god-like one, mighty one occurs 245 times in 235 verses in the WLC Hebrew click here
: His Maker draw his sword near him.
40:20 Because the mountains bring him out food, where all the beasts of the field play.
40:21 He lies under the lotus, in the hidden in the reeds, and the swamp.
40:22 The lotus trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook surround him.
40:23 See, a flood comes, [but] he doesn’t hurry away: he trusts that
if the Jordan burst out he can draw up into his mouth.
40:24 He take it with his eyes: his nose pierced through snares.

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