Job 39:24
New International Version
In frenzied excitement it eats up the ground; it cannot stand still when the trumpet sounds.

New Living Translation
It paws the ground fiercely and rushes forward into battle when the ram’s horn blows.

English Standard Version
With fierceness and rage he swallows the ground; he cannot stand still at the sound of the trumpet.

Berean Study Bible
Trembling with excitement, he devours the distance; he cannot stand still when the trumpet sounds.

New American Standard Bible
"With shaking and rage he races over the ground, And he does not stand still at the voice of the trumpet.

King James Bible
He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: neither believeth he that it is the sound of the trumpet.

Christian Standard Bible
He charges ahead with trembling rage; he cannot stand still at the trumpet's sound.

Contemporary English Version
Unable to stand still, they gallop eagerly into battle when trumpets blast.

Good News Translation
Trembling with excitement, the horses race ahead; when the trumpet blows, they can't stand still.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He charges ahead with trembling rage; he cannot stand still at the trumpet's sound.

International Standard Version
Leaping in his excitement, he takes in the ground; he cannot stand still when the trumpets sound!

NET Bible
In excitement and impatience it consumes the ground; it cannot stand still when the trumpet is blown.

New Heart English Bible
He eats up the ground with fierceness and rage, neither does he stand still at the sound of the trumpet.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Anxious and excited, the horse eats up the ground and doesn't trust the sound of the ram's horn.

JPS Tanakh 1917
He swalloweth the ground with storm and rage; Neither believeth he that it is the voice of the horn.

New American Standard 1977
“With shaking and rage he races over the ground; And he does not stand still at the voice of the trumpet.

Jubilee Bible 2000
He swallows the ground with fierceness and rage; the sound of the shofar does not trouble him;

King James 2000 Bible
He swallows the ground with fierceness and rage: neither does he halt at the sound of the trumpet.

American King James Version
He swallows the ground with fierceness and rage: neither believes he that it is the sound of the trumpet.

American Standard Version
He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage; Neither believeth he that it is the voice of the trumpet.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and he will not believe until the trumpet sounds.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Chasing and raging he swalloweth the ground, neither doth he make account when the noise of the trumpet soundeth.

Darby Bible Translation
He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage, and cannot contain himself at the sound of the trumpet:

English Revised Version
He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage; neither believeth he that it is the voice of the trumpet.

Webster's Bible Translation
He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: neither believeth he that it is the sound of the trumpet.

World English Bible
He eats up the ground with fierceness and rage, neither does he stand still at the sound of the trumpet.

Young's Literal Translation
With trembling and rage he swalloweth the ground, And remaineth not stedfast Because of the sound of a trumpet.
Study Bible
God Speaks of His Creation
23A quiver rattles at his side, along with a flashing spear and lance. 24Trembling with excitement, he devours the distance; he cannot stand still when the trumpet sounds. 25At the blast of the trumpet, he snorts with fervor. He catches the scent of battle from afar—the shouts of captains and the cry of war.…
Cross References
Job 39:23
A quiver rattles at his side, along with a flashing spear and lance.

Job 39:25
At the blast of the trumpet, he snorts with fervor! He catches the scent of battle from afar, the shouts of captains and the cry of battle.

Treasury of Scripture

He swallows the ground with fierceness and rage: neither believes he that it is the sound of the trumpet.

He swalloweth

Job 37:20
Shall it be told him that I speak? if a man speak, surely he shall be swallowed up.

Habakkuk 1:8,9
Their horses also are swifter than the leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves: and their horsemen shall spread themselves, and their horsemen shall come from far; they shall fly as the eagle that hasteth to eat…

neither

Job 9:16
If I had called, and he had answered me; yet would I not believe that he had hearkened unto my voice.

Job 29:24
If I laughed on them, they believed it not; and the light of my countenance they cast not down.

Luke 24:41
And while they yet believed not for joy, and wondered, he said unto them, Have ye here any meat?







Lexicon
Trembling
בְּרַ֣עַשׁ (bə·ra·‘aš)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7494: Vibration, bounding, uproar

with excitement,
וְ֭רֹגֶז (wə·rō·ḡez)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7267: Commotion, restlessness, crash, disquiet, anger

he devours
יְגַמֶּא־ (yə·ḡam·me-)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1572: To swallow (liquids)

the distance;
אָ֑רֶץ (’ā·reṣ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land

he cannot
וְלֹֽא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

stand still
יַ֝אֲמִ֗ין (ya·’ă·mîn)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 539: To confirm, support

when the trumpet
שׁוֹפָֽר׃ (šō·w·p̄ār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7782: A cornet, curved horn

sounds.
ק֥וֹל (qō·wl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6963: A voice, sound
(24) Neither believeth he--i.e., he disregardeth the summons of the trumpet, as though he did not believe that it gave the call to war.

Verse 24. - He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and. rage. This is a common metaphor to denote the rapidity with which the horse covers the space that lies before him. Virgil has, "Corripiuut spatia" ('AEnid,' 5:316); Silius ltalions, "Campum volatu rapucre" (3:308); Shakespeare, "He seemed in running to devour the way." Arab poets have similar expressions (see Bochart, ' Hieroz.,' pt. 1. bk. 2. o. 8). Neither beiieveth he that it is the sound of the trumpet. (So Schultens, Canon Cook, and our Revisers.) But most recent critics prefer to render, "He standeth not still when the trumpet soundeth," and compare Virgil's "Stare loco nescit" ('Georg.,' 3:84). 39:1-30 God inquires of Job concerning several animals. - In these questions the Lord continued to humble Job. In this chapter several animals are spoken of, whose nature or situation particularly show the power, wisdom, and manifold works of God. The wild ass. It is better to labour and be good for something, than to ramble and be good for nothing. From the untameableness of this and other creatures, we may see, how unfit we are to give law to Providence, who cannot give law even to a wild ass's colt. The unicorn, a strong, stately, proud creature. He is able to serve, but not willing; and God challenges Job to force him to it. It is a great mercy if, where God gives strength for service, he gives a heart; it is what we should pray for, and reason ourselves into, which the brutes cannot do. Those gifts are not always the most valuable that make the finest show. Who would not rather have the voice of the nightingale, than the tail of the peacock; the eye of the eagle and her soaring wing, and the natural affection of the stork, than the beautiful feathers of the ostrich, which can never rise above the earth, and is without natural affection? The description of the war-horse helps to explain the character of presumptuous sinners. Every one turneth to his course, as the horse rushes into the battle. When a man's heart is fully set in him to do evil, and he is carried on in a wicked way, by the violence of his appetites and passions, there is no making him fear the wrath of God, and the fatal consequences of sin. Secure sinners think themselves as safe in their sins as the eagle in her nest on high, in the clefts of the rocks; but I will bring thee down from thence, saith the Lord, #Jer 49:16". All these beautiful references to the works of nature, should teach us a right view of the riches of the wisdom of Him who made and sustains all things. The want of right views concerning the wisdom of God, which is ever present in all things, led Job to think and speak unworthily of Providence.
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