Job 39:6
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New International Version
I gave it the wasteland as its home, the salt flats as its habitat.

King James Bible
Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings.

Darby Bible Translation
Whose house I made the wilderness, and the salt plain his dwellings?

World English Bible
Whose home I have made the wilderness, and the salt land his dwelling place?

Young's Literal Translation
Whose house I have made the wilderness, And his dwellings the barren land,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Whose house - Habitation, or place of resort.

The barren land - מלחה melechah, the salt land, or salt places, as in the margin. See above.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

barren land. Heb. salt places

Deuteronomy 29:23 And that the whole land thereof is brimstone, and salt, and burning, that it is not sown, nor bears, nor any grass grows therein...

Psalm 107:34 A fruitful land into barrenness, for the wickedness of them that dwell therein.

Jeremiah 17:6 For he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good comes; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness...

Ezekiel 47:11 But the miry places thereof and the marshes thereof shall not be healed; they shall be given to salt.

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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 24:5
Like wild donkeys in the desert, the poor go about their labor of foraging food; the wasteland provides food for their children.

Job 39:7
It laughs at the commotion in the town; it does not hear a driver's shout.

Psalm 107:34
and fruitful land into a salt waste, because of the wickedness of those who lived there.

Jeremiah 2:24
a wild donkey accustomed to the desert, sniffing the wind in her craving-- in her heat who can restrain her? Any males that pursue her need not tire themselves; at mating time they will find her.

Jeremiah 14:6
Wild donkeys stand on the barren heights and pant like jackals; their eyes fail for lack of food."

Jeremiah 17:6
That person will be like a bush in the wastelands; they will not see prosperity when it comes. They will dwell in the parched places of the desert, in a salt land where no one lives.

Hosea 8:9
For they have gone up to Assyria like a wild donkey wandering alone. Ephraim has sold herself to lovers.

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