Job 39:28
New International Version
It dwells on a cliff and stays there at night; a rocky crag is its stronghold.

New Living Translation
It lives on the cliffs, making its home on a distant, rocky crag.

English Standard Version
On the rock he dwells and makes his home, on the rocky crag and stronghold.

Berean Study Bible
He dwells on a cliff and lodges there; his stronghold is on a rocky crag.

New American Standard Bible
"On the cliff he dwells and lodges, Upon the rocky crag, an inaccessible place.

New King James Version
On the rock it dwells and resides, On the crag of the rock and the stronghold.

King James Bible
She dwelleth and abideth on the rock, upon the crag of the rock, and the strong place.

Christian Standard Bible
It lives on a cliff where it spends the night; its stronghold is on a rocky crag.

Contemporary English Version
their nests on rocky cliffs,

Good News Translation
It makes its home on the highest rocks and makes the sharp peaks its fortress.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
It lives on a cliff where it spends the night; its stronghold is on a rocky crag.

International Standard Version
He dwells on the crags where he makes his home, there on the rocky crag is his stronghold.

NET Bible
It lives on a rock and spends the night there, on a rocky crag and a fortress.

New Heart English Bible
On the cliff he dwells, and makes his home, on the point of the cliff, and the stronghold.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
It perches for the night on a cliff. Its fortress is on a jagged peak.

JPS Tanakh 1917
She dwelleth and abideth on the rock, Upon the crag of the rock, and the stronghold.

New American Standard 1977
“On the cliff he dwells and lodges, Upon the rocky crag, an inaccessible place.

King James 2000 Bible
She dwells and abides on the rock, upon the crag of the rock, and the stronghold.

American King James Version
She dwells and stays on the rock, on the crag of the rock, and the strong place.

American Standard Version
On the cliff she dwelleth, and maketh her home, Upon the point of the cliff, and the stronghold.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
on a crag of a rock, and in a secret place?

Douay-Rheims Bible
She abideth among the rocks, and dwelleth among cragged flints, and stony hills, where there is no access.

Darby Bible Translation
He inhabiteth the rock and maketh his dwelling on the point of the cliff, and the fastness:

English Revised Version
She dwelleth on the rock, and hath her lodging there, upon the crag of the rock, and the strong hold.

Webster's Bible Translation
She dwelleth and abideth on the rock, upon the crag of the rock, and the strong place.

World English Bible
On the cliff he dwells, and makes his home, on the point of the cliff, and the stronghold.

Young's Literal Translation
A rock he doth inhabit, Yea, he lodgeth on the tooth of a rock, and fortress.
Study Bible
God Speaks of His Creation
27Does the eagle soar at your command and make his nest on high? 28He dwells on a cliff and lodges there; his stronghold is on a rocky crag. 29From there he spies out food; his eyes see it from afar.…
Cross References
Job 39:27
Does the eagle soar at your command and make his nest on high?

Job 39:29
From there he spies out food; his eyes see it from afar.

Treasury of Scripture

She dwells and stays on the rock, on the crag of the rock, and the strong place.

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1 Samuel 14:4
And between the passages, by which Jonathan sought to go over unto the Philistines' garrison, there was a sharp rock on the one side, and a sharp rock on the other side: and the name of the one was Bozez, and the name of the other Seneh.









Lexicon
He dwells
יִ֭שְׁכֹּן (yiš·kōn)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7931: To settle down, abide, dwell

on a cliff
סֶ֣לַע (se·la‘)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5553: A craggy rock

and lodges there;
וְיִתְלֹנָ֑ן (wə·yiṯ·lō·nān)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3885: To stop, to stay permanently, to be obstinate

his stronghold
וּמְצוּדָֽה׃ (ū·mə·ṣū·ḏāh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4686: A net, capture, a fastness

is on
עַֽל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

a rocky
סֶ֝֗לַע (se·la‘)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5553: A craggy rock

crag.
שֶׁן־ (šen-)
Noun - common singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8127: A tooth, ivory, a cliff
Verse 28. - She dwelleth and abideth on the rook, upon the crag of the rook, and the strong place; literally, the tooth of the rock. The craggy summits of rocks bear a resemblance to the fangs of a tooth. Hence we have in France the Dent du Chat, and in Switzerland the Dent de Jaman and the Dent du Midi.
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