Job 41:16
New International Version
each is so close to the next that no air can pass between.

New Living Translation
They are so close together that no air can get between them.

English Standard Version
One is so near to another that no air can come between them.

Berean Study Bible
One scale is so near to another that no air can pass between them.

King James Bible
One is so near to another, that no air can come between them.

New King James Version
One is so near another That no air can come between them;

New American Standard Bible
“One is so close to another That no air can come between them.

NASB 1995
"One is so near to another That no air can come between them.

NASB 1977
“One is so near to another, That no air can come between them.

Amplified Bible
“One is so near to another That no air can come between them.

Christian Standard Bible
One scale is so close to another that no air can pass between them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
One scale is so close to another that no air can pass between them.

American Standard Version
One is so near to another, That no air can come between them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
They are touching one another, and air does not enter between them

Brenton Septuagint Translation
One part cleaves fast to another, and the air cannot come between them.

Contemporary English Version
firmly bound and closer together

Douay-Rheims Bible
One is joined to another, and not so much as any air can come between them :

English Revised Version
One is so near to another, that no air can come between them.

Good News Translation
Each one is joined so tight to the next, not even a breath can come between.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
One is so close to the other that there is no space between them.

International Standard Version
Each one is so close to the other that not even air comes in between them.

JPS Tanakh 1917
One is so near to another, That no air can come between them.

Literal Standard Version
They draw near to one another, "" And air does not enter between them.

NET Bible
each one is so close to the next that no air can come between them.

New Heart English Bible
One is so near to another, that no air can come between them.

World English Bible
One is so near to another, that no air can come between them.

Young's Literal Translation
One unto another they draw nigh, And air doth not enter between them.

Additional Translations ...
Context
God's Power Shown in Leviathan
15His rows of scales are his pride, tightly sealed together. 16One scale is so near to another that no air can pass between them. 17They are joined to one another; they clasp and cannot be separated.…

Cross References
Job 41:15
His rows of scales are his pride, tightly sealed together.

Job 41:17
They are joined to one another; they clasp and cannot be separated.


Treasury of Scripture

One is so near to another, that no air can come between them.









Verse 16. - One is so near to another, that no air can come between them (see the comment on the preceding verse).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
One scale
אֶחָ֣ד (’e·ḥāḏ)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

is so near
יִגַּ֑שׁוּ (yig·ga·šū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 5066: To draw near, approach

to another
בְּאֶחָ֣ד (bə·’e·ḥāḏ)
Preposition-b | Number - masculine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

that no
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

air
וְ֝ר֗וּחַ (wə·rū·aḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - common singular
Strong's 7307: Wind, breath, exhalation, life, anger, unsubstantiality, a region of the sky, spirit

can pass
יָב֥וֹא (yā·ḇō·w)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

between them.
בֵֽינֵיהֶֽם׃ (ḇê·nê·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's 996: An interval, space between


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