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Job 40:9 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Or hast thou an arm like God? And canst thou thunder with a voice like him?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Or do you have an arm like God, And can you thunder with a voice like His?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like his?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Hast thou an arm like *God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But if, an arm like GOD, thou hast, and, with a voice like his, thou canst thunder,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And an arm like God hast thou? And with a voice like Him dost thou thunder?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And hast thou an arm like God, and canst thou thunder with a voice like him?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— [Hast] thou an arme like God? or canst thou thunder with a voyce like him?
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Hast thou an arm like the Lord's? or dost thou thunder with a voice like his?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Hast thou an arm like El? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Hast thou an arm 2220
{2220} Prime
From H2232; the arm (as stretched out), or (of animals) the foreleg; figuratively force.
like “Ėl אֵל? 410
{0410} Prime
Shortened from H0352; strength; as adjective mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity).
or canst thou thunder 7481
{7481} Prime
A primitive root; to tumble, that is, be violently agitated; specifically to crash (of thunder); figuratively to irritate (with anger).
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
with a voice 6963
{6963} Prime
From an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound.
like him? x3644
(3644) Complement
A form of the prefix K, but used separately (compare H3651); as, thus, so.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 40:9

_ _ arm — God’s omnipotence (Isaiah 53:1).

_ _ thunder — God’s voice (Job 37:4).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 40:6-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Job 9:4 [He is] wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened [himself] against him, and hath prospered?
Job 23:6 Will he plead against me with [his] great power? No; but he would put [strength] in me.
Job 33:12-13 Behold, [in] this thou art not just: I will answer thee, that God is greater than man. ... Why dost thou strive against him? for he giveth not account of any of his matters.
Exodus 15:6 Thy right hand, O LORD, is become glorious in power: thy right hand, O LORD, hath dashed in pieces the enemy.
Psalms 89:10 Thou hast broken Rahab in pieces, as one that is slain; thou hast scattered thine enemies with thy strong arm.
Psalms 89:13 Thou hast a mighty arm: strong is thy hand, [and] high is thy right hand.
Isaiah 45:9 Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker! [Let] the potsherd [strive] with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou? or thy work, He hath no hands?
1 Corinthians 10:22 Do we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?


Job 37:4-5 After it a voice roareth: he thundereth with the voice of his excellency; and he will not stay them when his voice is heard. ... God thundereth marvellously with his voice; great things doeth he, which we cannot comprehend.
Psalms 39:3-9 My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned: [then] spake I with my tongue, ... I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; because thou didst [it].
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Ex 15:6. Jb 9:4; 23:6; 33:12; 37:4. Ps 39:3; 89:10, 13. Is 45:9. 1Co 10:22.

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