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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CommentaryClarke'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.
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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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The quiver rattles against its side, along with the flashing spear and lance.
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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