Psalm 104:18
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New International Version
The high mountains belong to the wild goats; the crags are a refuge for the hyrax.

New Living Translation
High in the mountains live the wild goats, and the rocks form a refuge for the hyraxes.

English Standard Version
The high mountains are for the wild goats; the rocks are a refuge for the rock badgers.

New American Standard Bible
The high mountains are for the wild goats; The cliffs are a refuge for the shephanim.

King James Bible
The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the conies.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The high mountains are for the wild goats; the cliffs are a refuge for hyraxes.

International Standard Version
The high mountains are for wild goats; the cliffs are a refuge for the rock badger.

NET Bible
The wild goats live in the high mountains; the rock badgers find safety in the cliffs.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The high mountains for the mountain goats and the crags are a refuge for the rabbits.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The high mountains are for wild goats. The rocks are a refuge for badgers.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The high mountains are for the wild goats; The rocks are a refuge for the conies.

New American Standard 1977
The high mountains are for the wild goats;
            The cliffs are a refuge for the rock badgers.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The high mountains are a refuge for the wild goats, and the rocks for the conies.

King James 2000 Bible
The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the badgers.

American King James Version
The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the conies.

American Standard Version
The high mountains are for the wild goats; The rocks are a refuge for the conies.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The high hills are a refuge for the harts, the rock for the irchins.

Darby Bible Translation
The high mountains are for the wild goats; the cliffs, a refuge for the rock-badgers.

English Revised Version
The high mountains are for the wild goats; the rocks are a refuge for the conies.

Webster's Bible Translation
The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the conies.

World English Bible
The high mountains are for the wild goats. The rocks are a refuge for the rock badgers.

Young's Literal Translation
The high hills are for wild goats, Rocks are a refuge for conies,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
104:10-18 When we reflect upon the provision made for all creatures, we should also notice the natural worship they render to God. Yet man, forgetful ungrateful man, enjoys the largest measure of his Creator's kindness. the earth, varying in different lands. Nor let us forget spiritual blessings; the fruitfulness of the church through grace, the bread of everlasting life, the cup of salvation, and the oil of gladness. Does God provide for the inferior creatures, and will he not be a refuge to his people?
Study Bible
O Lord, My God, You are Very Great
17Where the birds build their nests, And the stork, whose home is the fir trees. 18The high mountains are for the wild goats; The cliffs are a refuge for the shephanim. 19He made the moon for the seasons; The sun knows the place of its setting.…
Cross References
Leviticus 11:5
'Likewise, the shaphan, for though it chews cud, it does not divide the hoof, it is unclean to you;

Job 39:1
"Do you know the time the mountain goats give birth? Do you observe the calving of the deer?

Proverbs 30:26
The shephanim are not mighty people, Yet they make their houses in the rocks;
Treasury of Scripture

The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the conies.

the wild goats. The rock goat, so called to ascend, because it is famous for mounting to the tops of the highest rocks. Its general appearance is that of the tame goat, of a dusky brown colour; but the male is larger, with long horns, bending backwards.

1 Samuel 24:2 Then Saul took three thousand chosen men out of all Israel, and went …

Job 39:1 Know you the time when the wild goats of the rock bring forth? or …

the conies

Deuteronomy 14:7 Nevertheless these you shall not eat of them that chew the cud, or …

Proverbs 30:26 The conies are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks;

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