Job 39:13
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New International Version
"The wings of the ostrich flap joyfully, though they cannot compare with the wings and feathers of the stork.

King James Bible
Gavest thou the goodly wings unto the peacocks? or wings and feathers unto the ostrich?

Darby Bible Translation
The wing of the ostrich beats joyously -- But is it the stork's pinion and plumage?

World English Bible
"The wings of the ostrich wave proudly; but are they the feathers and plumage of love?

Young's Literal Translation
The wing of the rattling ones exulteth, Whether the pinion of the ostrich or hawk.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The goodly wings unto the peacocks? - I believe peacocks are not intended here; and the Hebrew word רננים renanim should be translated ostriches; and the term חסידה chasidah, which we translate ostrich, should be, as it is elsewhere translated, stork

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

peacocks

1 Kings 10:22 For the king had at sea a navy of Tharshish with the navy of Hiram: once in three years came the navy of Tharshish, bringing gold...

2 Chronicles 9:21 For the king's ships went to Tarshish with the servants of Huram: every three years once came the ships of Tarshish bringing gold...

wings and feathers unto the. or, the feathers of the stork and

Job 30:29 I am a brother to dragons, and a companion to owls.

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Leviticus 11:19 And the stork, the heron after her kind, and the lapwing, and the bat.

Psalm 104:17 Where the birds make their nests: as for the stork, the fir trees are her house.

Jeremiah 8:7 Yes, the stork in the heaven knows her appointed times; and the turtle and the crane and the swallow observe the time of their coming...

Zechariah 5:9 Then lifted I up my eyes, and looked, and, behold, there came out two women, and the wind was in their wings...

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Whether Daring is a Sin?
Objection 1: It seems that daring is not a sin. For it is written (Job 39:21) concerning the horse, by which according to Gregory (Moral. xxxi) the godly preacher is denoted, that "he goeth forth boldly to meet armed men [*Vulg.: 'he pranceth boldly, he goeth forth to meet armed men']." But no vice redounds to a man's praise. Therefore it is not a sin to be daring. Objection 2: Further, according to the Philosopher (Ethic. vi, 9), "one should take counsel in thought, and do quickly what has been
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Prov. 22:06 the Duties of Parents
"Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it."--Prov. 22:6. I SUPPOSE that most professing Christians are acquainted with the text at the head of this page. The sound of it is probably familiar to your ears, like an old tune. It is likely you have heard it, or read it, talked of it, or quoted it, many a time. Is it not so? But, after all, how little is the substance of this text regarded! The doctrine it contains appears scarcely known, the duty it puts
John Charles Ryle—The Upper Room: Being a Few Truths for the Times

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