Parallel Bible results for Job 39

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Job 39

CEB 1 Do you know when mountain goats give birth; do you observe the birthing of does? NIV 1 "Do you know when the mountain goats give birth? Do you watch when the doe bears her fawn? CEB 2 Can you count the months of pregnancy; do you know when they give birth? NIV 2 Do you count the months till they bear? Do you know the time they give birth? CEB 3 They crouch, split open for their young, send forth their offspring. NIV 3 They crouch down and bring forth their young; their labor pains are ended. CEB 4 Their young are healthy; they grow up in the open country, leave and never return. NIV 4 Their young thrive and grow strong in the wilds; they leave and do not return. CEB 5 Who freed the wild donkey, loosed the ropes of the onager NIV 5 "Who let the wild donkey go free? Who untied his ropes? CEB 6 to whom I gave the desert as home, his dwelling place in the salt flats? NIV 6 I gave him the wasteland as his home, the salt flats as his habitat. CEB 7 He laughs at the clamor of the town, doesn't hear the driver's shout, NIV 7 He laughs at the commotion in the town; he does not hear a driver's shout. CEB 8 searches the hills for food and seeks any green sprout. NIV 8 He ranges the hills for his pasture and searches for any green thing. CEB 9 Will the wild ox agree to be your slave, or will it spend the night in your crib? NIV 9 "Will the wild ox consent to serve you? Will he stay by your manger at night? CEB 10 Can you bind it with a rope to a plowed row; will it plow the valley behind you? NIV 10 Can you hold him to the furrow with a harness? Will he till the valleys behind you? CEB 11 Will you trust it because its strength is great so that you can leave your work to it? NIV 11 Will you rely on him for his great strength? Will you leave your heavy work to him? CEB 12 Can you rely on it to bring back your grain to gather into your threshing floor? NIV 12 Can you trust him to bring in your grain and gather it to your threshing floor? CEB 13 The ostrich's wings flap joyously, but her wings and plumage are like a stork. NIV 13 "The wings of the ostrich flap joyfully, but they cannot compare with the pinions and feathers of the stork. CEB 14 She leaves her eggs on the earth, lets them warm in the dust, NIV 14 She lays her eggs on the ground and lets them warm in the sand, CEB 15 then forgets that a foot may crush them or a wild animal trample them. NIV 15 unmindful that a foot may crush them, that some wild animal may trample them. CEB 16 She treats her young harshly as if they were not hers, without worrying that her labor might be in vain; NIV 16 She treats her young harshly, as if they were not hers; she cares not that her labor was in vain, CEB 17 God didn't endow her with sense, didn't give her some good sense. NIV 17 for God did not endow her with wisdom or give her a share of good sense. CEB 18 When she flaps her wings high, she laughs at horse and rider. NIV 18 Yet when she spreads her feathers to run, she laughs at horse and rider. CEB 19 Did you give strength to the horse, clothe his neck with a mane, NIV 19 "Do you give the horse his strength or clothe his neck with a flowing mane? CEB 20 cause him to leap like a locust, his majestic snorting, a fright? NIV 20 Do you make him leap like a locust, striking terror with his proud snorting? CEB 21 He paws in the valley, prances proudly, charges at battle weapons, NIV 21 He paws fiercely, rejoicing in his strength, and charges into the fray. CEB 22 laughs at fear, unafraid. He doesn't turn away from the sword; NIV 22 He laughs at fear, afraid of nothing; he does not shy away from the sword. CEB 23 a quiver of arrows flies by him, flashing spear and dagger. NIV 23 The quiver rattles against his side, along with the flashing spear and lance. CEB 24 Excitedly, trembling, he swallows the ground; can't stand still at a trumpet's blast. NIV 24 In frenzied excitement he eats up the ground; he cannot stand still when the trumpet sounds. CEB 25 At a trumpet's sound, he says, "Aha!" smells the battle from afar, hears officers' shouting and the battle cry. NIV 25 At the blast of the trumpet he snorts, 'Aha!' He catches the scent of battle from afar, the shout of commanders and the battle cry. CEB 26 Is it due to your understanding that the hawk flies, spreading its wings to the south? NIV 26 "Does the hawk take flight by your wisdom and spread his wings toward the south? CEB 27 Or at your command does the eagle soar, the vulture build a nest on high? NIV 27 Does the eagle soar at your command and build his nest on high? CEB 28 They dwell on an outcropping of rock, their fortress on rock's edge. NIV 28 He dwells on a cliff and stays there at night; a rocky crag is his stronghold. CEB 29 From there they search for food; their eyes notice it from afar, NIV 29 From there he seeks out his food; his eyes detect it from afar. CEB 30 and their young lap up blood; where carcasses lie, there they are. NIV 30 His young ones feast on blood, and where the slain are, there is he."