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17 His tail protrudes stiffly, like cedar;[a]
    the sinews of his thigh interlink for strength.
18 His bones are conduits[b] of bronze;[c]
    his strong bones are like bars of iron.
19 He is the grandest[d] of God’s undertakings,[e]
    yet his creator is approaching him with his sword.[f]

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Footnotes

  1. Job 40:17 I.e. a genus of coniferous evergreen in the family Pinaceae
  2. Job 40:18 Or channels
  3. Job 40:18 Or copper
  4. Job 40:19 Or first
  5. Job 40:19 Lit. ways
  6. Job 40:19 I.e. God was about to make Behemoth extinct

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