Job 39
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1“Have you known the time of || The bearing of the wild goats of the rock? Do you mark the bringing forth of does?

2Do you number the months they fulfill? And have you known the time of their bringing forth?

3They bow down, || They bring forth their young ones safely, || They cast forth their pangs.

4Their young ones are safe, || They grow up in the field, they have gone out, || And have not returned to them.

5Who has sent forth the wild donkey free? Indeed, who opened the bands of the wild donkey?

6Whose house I have made the wilderness, || And his dwellings the barren land,

7He laughs at the multitude of a city, || He does not hear the cries of an exactor.

8The range of mountains [is] his pasture, || And he seeks after every green thing.

9Is a wild ox willing to serve you? Does he lodge by your crib?

10Do you bind a wild ox in a furrow [with] his thick band? Does he harrow valleys after you?

11Do you trust in him because his power [is] great? And do you leave your labor to him?

12Do you trust in him || That he brings back your seed, || And gathers [it to] your threshing-floor?

13[The] wing of the crying ostriches exults, but as a pinion and feather of a stork?

14For she leaves her eggs on the earth, || And she warms them on the dust,

15And she forgets that a foot may press it, || And a beast of the field treads it down.

16It has hardened her young ones without her, || Her labor [is] in vain, without fear.

17For God has caused her to forget wisdom, || And He has not given a portion || To her in understanding;

18At the time she lifts herself up on high, || She laughs at the horse and his rider.

19Do you give might to the horse? Do you clothe his neck [with] a mane?

20Do you cause him to rush as a locust? The splendor of his snorting [is] terrible.

21They dig in a valley, and he rejoices in power, || He goes forth to meet the armor.

22He laughs at fear, and is not frightened, || And he does not turn back from the face of the sword.

23Quiver rattles against him, || The flame of a spear, and a javelin.

24He swallows the ground with trembling and rage, || And does not remain steadfast || Because of the sound of a horn.

25Among the horns he says, Aha, || And from afar he smells battle, || Roaring of princes and shouting.

26By your understanding does a hawk fly? Does he spread his wings to the south?

27At your command does an eagle go up high? Or lift up his nest?

28He inhabits a rock, || Indeed, he lodges on the tooth of a rock, and fortress.

29From there he has sought food, || His eyes look attentively to a far-off place,

30And his brood sucks up blood, || And where the pierced [are]—there [is] he!”


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