Job 39:26
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American Standard Version
Is it by thy wisdom that the hawk soareth, (And) stretcheth her wings toward the south?

King James Bible
Doth the hawk fly by thy wisdom, and stretch her wings toward the south?

Darby Bible Translation
Doth the hawk fly by thine intelligence, and stretch his wings toward the south?

World English Bible
"Is it by your wisdom that the hawk soars, and stretches her wings toward the south?

Young's Literal Translation
By thine understanding flieth a hawk? Spreadeth he his wings to the south?

Job 39:26 Parallel
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Job 39:26 Parallel Commentaries
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Whether the Mode and Order of the Temptation were Becoming?
Objection 1: It would seem that the mode and order of the temptation were unbecoming. For the devil tempts in order to induce us to sin. But if Christ had assuaged His bodily hunger by changing the stones into bread, He would not have sinned; just as neither did He sin when He multiplied the loaves, which was no less a miracle, in order to succor the hungry crowd. Therefore it seems that this was nowise a temptation. Objection 2: Further, a counselor is inconsistent if he persuades the contrary to
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

On the Animals
The birds are the saints, because they fly to the higher heart; in the gospel: and he made great branches that the birds of the air might live in their shade. [Mark 4:32] Flying is the death of the saints in God or the knowledge of the Scriptures; in the psalm: I shall fly and I shall be at rest. [Ps. 54(55):7 Vulgate] The wings are the two testaments; in Ezekiel: your body will fly with two wings of its own. [Ez. 1:23] The feathers are the Scriptures; in the psalm: the wings of the silver dove.
St. Eucherius of Lyons—The Formulae of St. Eucherius of Lyons

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