Job 39:3
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New International Version
They crouch down and bring forth their young; their labor pains are ended.

King James Bible
They bow themselves, they bring forth their young ones, they cast out their sorrows.

Darby Bible Translation
They bow themselves, they give birth to their young ones, they cast out their pains;

World English Bible
They bow themselves, they bring forth their young, they end their labor pains.

Young's Literal Translation
They bow down, Their young ones they bring forth safely, Their pangs they cast forth.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They bow themselves - In order to bring forth their young ones.

They cast out their sorrows - חבליהם chebleyhem; the placenta, afterbirth, or umbilical cord. So this word has been understood.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Job 39:2 "Can you count the months they fulfill, Or do you know the time they give birth?

Job 39:4 "Their offspring become strong, they grow up in the open field; They leave and do not return to them.

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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 39:2
Do you count the months till they bear? Do you know the time they give birth?

Job 39:4
Their young thrive and grow strong in the wilds; they leave and do not return.

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