Job 39:1-10 NIV

1 "Do you know when the mountain goats1 give birth? Do you watch when the doe bears her fawn?2

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2 Do you count the months till they bear? Do you know the time they give birth?3

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3 They crouch down and bring forth their young; their labor pains are ended.
4 Their young thrive and grow strong in the wilds; they leave and do not return.
5 "Who let the wild donkey4 go free? Who untied his ropes?

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6 I gave him the wasteland5 as his home, the salt flats6 as his habitat.7

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7 He laughs8 at the commotion in the town; he does not hear a driver's shout.9

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8 He ranges the hills10 for his pasture and searches for any green thing.

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9 "Will the wild ox11 consent to serve you?12 Will he stay by your manger13 at night?

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10 Can you hold him to the furrow with a harness?14 Will he till the valleys behind you?

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