- God brings before Job two powerful wild creatures – the hippopotamus (40:15-24) and the crocodile (41:1-34).
What does God intend that Job should learn from these animals?
What questions does he ask Job?
- Job has been given no explanation of his sufferings.
What brought him to the deep humbling and self-abasement described in 42:1-6?
‘The point in these descriptions is the prodigality of Created Might’ (H. R Minn).