New International Version
unmindful that a foot may crush them, that some wild animal may trample them.
King James Bible
And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them.
Darby Bible Translation
And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the beast of the field may trample them.
World English Bible
and forgets that the foot may crush them, or that the wild animal may trample them.
Young's Literal Translation
And she forgetteth that a foot may press it, And a beast of the field tread it down.
Job 39:15 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Which leaveth her eggs in the earth - This want of parental affection in the ostrich is almost universally acknowledged. Mr. Jackson, in his Account of Morocco, observes: "The ostrich, having laid her eggs, goes away, forgetting or forsaking them: and if some other ostrich discover them, she hatches them as if they were her own, forgetting probably whether they are or are not; so deficient is the recollection of this bird." This illustrates Job 39:15 : "And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them." The poet seems well acquainted with every part of the subject on which he writes; and facts incontestable confirm all he says. For farther illustration, see the account from Dr. Shaw at the end of the chapter, Job 39:30 (note).
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LibraryWhether 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
She lays her eggs on the ground and lets them warm in the sand,
She treats her young harshly, as if they were not hers; she cares not that her labor was in vain,
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