Job 39 LEB

1 "Do you know [the] time when [the] goats of [the] rocks give birth? Do you observe [the] doe deer's giving birth?
2 Can you number [the] months they fulfill, and do you know [the] time of its giving birth?
3 When they crouch, they bring forth their young ones; they get rid of their labor pains.a

References for Job 39:3

    • И 39:3 - Or "deliver their fetuses"
      4 Their young ones grow strong; they grow up in the open; they go forth and do not return to them.
      5 "Who has sent forth [the] wild ass free? And who has released [the] wild donkey's bonds,
      6 [to] which I have given [the] wilderness [as] its house and [the] salt flat [as] its dwelling place?
      7 It scorns [the] city's turmoil; it does not hear [the] driver's shouts.
      8 It explores [the] mountains [as] its pasture and searches after every kind of green plant.
      9 "Is [the] wild ox willing to serve you, or will he spend the night at your feeding trough?
      10 Can you tie [the] wild ox [with] its rope to a furrow, or will it harrow [the] valleys after you?
      11 Can you trust it because its strength [is] great, or will you hand your labor over to it?
      12 Can you rely on it that it will return your grain and [that] it will gather [it] to your threshing floor?
      13 "[The] wingsb of [the] female ostrich flapc-- [are they]d [the] pinions of [the] stork ore [the] falcon?

      References for Job 39:13

        • Й 39:13 - Hebrew "wing"
        • К 39:13 - Or "flaps"
        • Л 39:13 - Or "if," or "or"
        • М 39:13 - Hebrew "and"
          14 Indeed, it leaves its eggs to the earth, and it lets [them] be warmed on [the] ground,
          15 and it forgets that a foot might crush an egg,f and {a wild animal}g might trample it.h

          References for Job 39:15

            • Н 39:15 - Hebrew "it"; or a collective singular ("them") referring to "eggs" in v. 14
            • О 39:15 - Literally "an animal of the field"
            • П 39:15 - Or a collective singular ("them") referring to "eggs" in v. 14
              16 It deals cruelly with its young ones, as [if] [they were] not its [own], as [if] without fear [that] its labor [were] in vain,
              17 because God made it forget wisdom, and he did not give it a share in understanding.
              18 When it spreads its wings {aloft},i it laughs at the horse and its rider.

              References for Job 39:18

                • Р 39:18 - Literally "in the height"
                  19 "Do you give power to the horse? Do you clothe its neck [with] a mane?
                  20 Do you make it leap like the locust? [The] majesty of its snorting [is] terrifying.
                  21 They paw in the valley, and it exults with strength; it goes out to meet [the] battle.
                  22 It laughs at danger and is not dismayed, and it does not turn back from {before}j [the] sword.

                  References for Job 39:22

                    • С 39:22 - Literally "from faces of"
                      23 Upon it [the] quiver rattles [along with] [the] flash of [the] spear and [the] short sword.
                      24 With roar and rage {it races over the ground},k and it cannot stand still at [the] sound of [the] horn.

                      References for Job 39:24

                        • Т 39:24 - Or "it paws [the] ground"; literally "it swallows [the] earth/ground"
                          25 {Whenever}l a horn [sounds], it says, 'Aha!' And it smells [the] battle from a distance-- [the] thunder of [the] commanders and [the] war cry.

                          References for Job 39:25

                            • У 39:25 - Literally "At enough"
                              26 "Does [the] hawk soar by your wisdom? Does it spread its wings to [the] south?
                              27 Or does [the] eagle fly high at your command and construct its nest high?
                              28 It lives [on the] rock and spends the night {on the rock point and the mountain stronghold}.m

                              References for Job 39:28

                                • Ф 39:28 - Literally "on [the] tooth of [the] rock and [the] stronghold"
                                  29 From there it spies out [the] prey; its eyes look from far away.
                                  30 And its young ones lick blood greedily, and where [the] dead carcasses [are], there they [are]."