New International Version
People assault the flinty rock with their hands and lay bare the roots of the mountains.
King James Bible
He putteth forth his hand upon the rock; he overturneth the mountains by the roots.
Darby Bible Translation
[Man] putteth forth his hand upon the flinty rock, he overturneth the mountains by the root.
World English Bible
He puts forth his hand on the flinty rock, and he overturns the mountains by the roots.
Young's Literal Translation
Against the flint he sent forth his hand, He overturned from the root mountains.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He putteth forth his hand upon the rock, - Still there appears to be a reference to mining. Man puts his hand upon the rock, he breaks that to pieces, in order to extract the metals which it contains.
He overturneth the mountains - He excavates, undermines, or digs them away, when in search of the metals contained in them: this is not only poetically, but literally, the case in many instances.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
rock. or, flint. he overturneth
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Where shall wisdom be found?--JOB 28:12. If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering.--Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.--The only wise God.--Be not wise in thine own eyes. Ah, Lord God! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child. But the Lord said unto me, Say not, …
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He moves mountains without their knowing it and overturns them in his anger.
Proud beasts do not set foot on it, and no lion prowls there.
They tunnel through the rock; their eyes see all its treasures.
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