Job 39:22
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New American Standard Bible
"He laughs at fear and is not dismayed; And he does not turn back from the sword.

King James Bible
He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted; neither turneth he back from the sword.

Darby Bible Translation
He laugheth at fear, and is not affrighted; neither turneth he back from before the sword.

World English Bible
He mocks at fear, and is not dismayed, neither does he turn back from the sword.

Young's Literal Translation
He laugheth at fear, and is not affrighted, And he turneth not back from the face of the sword.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

He mocketh at fear - He laughs at that which is fitted to intimidate; that is, he is not afraid.

Neither turneth he back from the sword - He rushes on it without fear. Of the fact here stated, and the accuracy of the description, there can be no doubt.

Job 39:22 Parallel Commentaries

Library
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

Cross References
Job 39:21
"He paws in the valley, and rejoices in his strength; He goes out to meet the weapons.

Job 39:23
"The quiver rattles against him, The flashing spear and javelin.

Nahum 3:2
The noise of the whip, The noise of the rattling of the wheel, Galloping horses And bounding chariots!

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