You can skip to local navigation, content or closing (global) navigation.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge: Job 41

Chapter 41

Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down?


See definition 03882|.

3:8 *marg:; Psalms 74:14 104:26 Isaiah 27:1

lettest down

Heb. drownest.

Canst thou put an hook into his nose? or bore his jaw through with a thorn?

Isaiah 27:1 37:29 Ezekiel 29:4,5

Will he make many supplications unto thee? will he speak soft words unto thee?

Psalms 55:21 Proverbs 15:1 18:23 25:15 Isaiah 30:10

Will he make a covenant with thee? wilt thou take him for a servant for ever?

Will he

1 Kings 20:31-34

wilt thou

Genesis 1:28 Psalms 8:5,6

a servant

Exodus 21:6 Deuteronomy 15:17

Wilt thou play with him as with a bird? or wilt thou bind him for thy maidens?


Judges 16:25-30



Shall the companions make a banquet of him? shall they part him among the merchants?

Judges 14:11

Canst thou fill his skin with barbed irons? or his head with fish spears?


The Leviathan, [livyathan (atywl)]


Verse 8

Lay thine hand upon him, remember the battle, do no more.

1 Kings 20:11 2 Kings 10:4 Luke 14:31,32

Behold, the hope of him is in vain: shall not one be cast down even at the sight of him?


Deuteronomy 28:34 1 Samuel 3:11 Isaiah 28:19 Luke 21:11

None is so fierce that dare stir him up: who then is able to stand before me?


Genesis 49:9 Numbers 24:9 Psalms 2:11,12 Ezekiel 8:17,18


9:4 40:9 Jeremiah 12:5 1 Corinthians 10:22

Who hath prevented me, that I should repay him? whatsoever is under the whole heaven is mine.


22:2,3 35:7 Psalms 21:3 Romans 11:35


Exodus 19:5 Deuteronomy 10:14 1 Chronicles 29:11-14 Psalms 24:1 50:12 115:16 1 Corinthians 10:26,28

I will not conceal his parts, nor his power, nor his comely proportion.


Genesis 1:25

Who can discover the face of his garment? or who can come to him with his double bridle?


or, within. double.

2 Kings 19:28 Psalms 32:9 James 3:3

Who can open the doors of his face? his teeth are terrible round about.


38:10 Ecclesiastes 12:4

his teeth

Psalms 57:4 58:6 Proverbs 30:14 Daniel 7:7

His scales are his pride, shut up together as with a close seal.


Heb. strong pieces of shields. pride.

Jeremiah 9:23

a close

Revelation 5:2,3,5

By his neesings a light doth shine, and his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning.

the eye-lids

3:9 *marg:; Revelation 1:14

Out of his mouth go burning lamps, and sparks of fire leap out.

Psalms 18:8

Out of his nostrils goeth smoke, as out of a seething pot or caldron.

Jeremiah 1:13,14

His breath kindleth coals, and a flame goeth out of his mouth.

Psalms 18:8,12 Isaiah 30:33 Habakkuk 3:5

In his neck remaineth strength, and sorrow is turned into joy before him.

39:19 40:16

is turned into joy

Heb. rejoiceth.

Hosea 13:14 1 Corinthians 15:55-57

The flakes of his flesh are joined together: they are firm in themselves; they cannot be moved.


Heb. fallings. are joined.

His heart is as firm as a stone; yea, as hard as a piece of the nether millstone.

as hard

Isaiah 48:4 Jeremiah 5:3 Zechariah 7:12

When he raiseth up himself, the mighty are afraid: by reason of breakings they purify themselves.


Psalms 107:28 Jonah 1:4-6

The sword of him that layeth at him cannot hold: the spear, the dart, nor the habergeon.

The sword



or, breastplate.

The arrow cannot make him flee: slingstones are turned with him into stubble.


39:7 Habakkuk 1:10

Darts are counted as stubble: he laugheth at the shaking of a spear.

2 Chronicles 26:14

Sharp stones are under him: he spreadeth sharp pointed things upon the mire.

Sharp stones

Heb. Sharp pieces of potsherd. he. So hard and impenetrable are his scales, that splinters of flint are the same to him as the softest reeds.

He maketh a path to shine after him; one would think the deep to be hoary.

to shine

Genesis 1:15


28:14 38:16,30 Genesis 1:2


Genesis 15:15 25:8 42:38 Proverbs 16:31 20:29

Upon earth there is not his like, who is made without fear.


See TSK on "Job 41:1"|.


is made

Heb. behave themselves.

He beholdeth all high things: he is a king over all the children of pride.

he is

26:12 Exodus 5:2 Psalms 73:6,10 Isaiah 28:1 Ezekiel 29:3 Revelation 12:1-3 13:2 Revelation 20:2,3