Job 39:24
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New International Version
In frenzied excitement it eats up the ground; it cannot stand still when the trumpet sounds.

King James Bible
He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: neither believeth he that it is the sound of the trumpet.

Darby Bible Translation
He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage, and cannot contain himself at the sound of the trumpet:

World English Bible
He eats up the ground with fierceness and rage, neither does he stand still at the sound of the trumpet.

Young's Literal Translation
With trembling and rage he swalloweth the ground, And remaineth not stedfast Because of the sound of a trumpet.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He paweth in the valley - יחפרו yachperu, "they dig in the valley," i.e., in his violent galloping, in every pitch of his body, he scoops up sods out of the earth. Virgil has seized this idea also, in his cavat tellurem; "he scoops out the ground." See before.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He swalloweth

Job 37:20 Shall it be told him that I speak? if a man speak, surely he shall be swallowed up.

Habakkuk 1:8,9 Their horses also are swifter than the leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves...

neither

Job 9:16 If I had called, and he had answered me; yet would I not believe that he had listened to my voice.

Job 29:24 If I laughed on them, they believed it not; and the light of my countenance they cast not down.

Luke 24:41 And while they yet believed not for joy, and wondered, he said to them, Have you here any meat?

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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

Cross References
Job 39:23
The quiver rattles against its side, along with the flashing spear and lance.

Job 39:25
At the blast of the trumpet it snorts, 'Aha!' It catches the scent of battle from afar, the shout of commanders and the battle cry.

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