New International Version
She treats her young harshly, as if they were not hers; she cares not that her labor was in vain,
King James Bible
She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers: her labour is in vain without fear;
Darby Bible Translation
She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers; her labour is in vain, without her concern.
World English Bible
She deals harshly with her young ones, as if they were not hers. Though her labor is in vain, she is without fear,
Young's Literal Translation
Her young ones it hath hardened without her, In vain is her labour without fear.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
She is hardened against her young - See before, and the extracts from Dr. Shaw at the end of the chapter, Job 39:30 (note). She neglects her little ones, which are often found half starved, straggling, and moaning about, like so many deserted orphans, for their mother.
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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 …
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Prov. 22:06 the Duties of Parents
unmindful that a foot may crush them, that some wild animal may trample them.
for God did not endow her with wisdom or give her a share of good sense.
Even jackals offer their breasts to nurse their young, but my people have become heartless like ostriches in the desert.
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