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Job 40:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Now gird up your loins like a man; I will ask you, and you instruct Me.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou to me.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Gird up now thy loins like a man: I will demand of thee, and inform thou me.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Gird, I pray thee—as a strong man—thy loins, I will ask thee, and inform thou me.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Gird, I pray thee, as a man, thy loins, I ask thee, and cause thou Me to know.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Gird up thy loins like a man: I will ask thee, and do thou tell me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Gird vp thy loynes now like a man: I will demaund of thee, and declare thou vnto me.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Nay, gird up now thy loins like a man; and I will ask thee, and do thou answer me.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Gird up thy loins now like a man: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Gird up 247
{0247} Prime
אָזַר
'azar
{aw-zar'}
A primitive root; to belt.
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
thy loins 2504
{2504} Prime
חָלָץ
chalats
{khaw-lawts'}
From H2502 (in the sense of strength); only in the dual; the loins (as the seat of vigor).
now x4994
(4994) Complement
נָא
na'
{naw}
A primitive particle of incitement and entreaty, which may usually be rendered I pray, now or then; added mostly to verbs (in the imperative or future), or to interjections, occasionally to an adverb or conjugation.
like a man: 1397
{1397} Prime
גֶּבֶר
geber
{gheh'-ber}
From H1396; properly a valiant man or warrior; generally a person simply.
I will demand 7592
{7592} Prime
שָׁאַל
sha'al
{shaw-al'}
A primitive root; to inquire; by implication to request; by extension to demand.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
of thee, and declare 3045
{3045} Prime
ידע
yada`
{yaw-dah'}
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
z8685
<8685> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 731
thou unto me.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 40:7

_ _ (See on Job 38:3). Since Job has not only spoken against God, but accused Him of injustice, God challenges him to try, could he govern the world, as God by His power doth, and punish the proud and wicked (Job 40:7-14).

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
Gird:

Job 13:22 Then call thou, and I will answer: or let me speak, and answer thou me.
Job 23:3-4 Oh that I knew where I might find him! [that] I might come [even] to his seat! ... I would order [my] cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments.
Job 38:3 Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me.

I:

Job 42:4 Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.
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