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Job 39

ESV 1 "Do you know when the mountain goats give birth? Do you observe the calving of the does? NIV 1 "Do you know when the mountain goats give birth? Do you watch when the doe bears her fawn? ESV 2 Can you number the months that they fulfill, and do you know the time when they give birth, NIV 2 Do you count the months till they bear? Do you know the time they give birth? ESV 3 when they crouch, bring forth their offspring, and are delivered of their young? NIV 3 They crouch down and bring forth their young; their labor pains are ended. ESV 4 Their young ones become strong; they grow up in the open; they go out and do not return to them. NIV 4 Their young thrive and grow strong in the wilds; they leave and do not return. ESV 5 "Who has let the wild donkey go free? Who has loosed the bonds of the swift donkey, NIV 5 "Who let the wild donkey go free? Who untied his ropes? ESV 6 to whom I have given the arid plain for his home and the salt land for his dwelling place? NIV 6 I gave him the wasteland as his home, the salt flats as his habitat. ESV 7 He scorns the tumult of the city; he hears not the shouts of the driver. NIV 7 He laughs at the commotion in the town; he does not hear a driver's shout. ESV 8 He ranges the mountains as his pasture, and he searches after every green thing. NIV 8 He ranges the hills for his pasture and searches for any green thing. ESV 9 "Is the wild ox willing to serve you? Will he spend the night at your manger? NIV 9 "Will the wild ox consent to serve you? Will he stay by your manger at night? ESV 10 Can you bind him in the furrow with ropes, or will he harrow the valleys after you? NIV 10 Can you hold him to the furrow with a harness? Will he till the valleys behind you? ESV 11 Will you depend on him because his strength is great, and will you leave to him your labor? NIV 11 Will you rely on him for his great strength? Will you leave your heavy work to him? ESV 12 Do you have faith in him that he will return your grain and gather it to your threshing floor? NIV 12 Can you trust him to bring in your grain and gather it to your threshing floor? ESV 13 "The wings of the ostrich wave proudly, but are they the pinions and plumage of love? NIV 13 "The wings of the ostrich flap joyfully, but they cannot compare with the pinions and feathers of the stork. ESV 14 For she leaves her eggs to the earth and lets them be warmed on the ground, NIV 14 She lays her eggs on the ground and lets them warm in the sand, ESV 15 forgetting that a foot may crush them and that the wild beast may trample them. NIV 15 unmindful that a foot may crush them, that some wild animal may trample them. ESV 16 She deals cruelly with her young, as if they were not hers; though her labor be in vain, yet she has no fear, NIV 16 She treats her young harshly, as if they were not hers; she cares not that her labor was in vain, ESV 17 because God has made her forget wisdom and given her no share in understanding. NIV 17 for God did not endow her with wisdom or give her a share of good sense. ESV 18 When she rouses herself to flee, she laughs at the horse and his rider. NIV 18 Yet when she spreads her feathers to run, she laughs at horse and rider. ESV 19 "Do you give the horse his might? Do you clothe his neck with a mane? NIV 19 "Do you give the horse his strength or clothe his neck with a flowing mane? ESV 20 Do you make him leap like the locust? His majestic snorting is terrifying. NIV 20 Do you make him leap like a locust, striking terror with his proud snorting? ESV 21 He paws in the valley and exults in his strength; he goes out to meet the weapons. NIV 21 He paws fiercely, rejoicing in his strength, and charges into the fray. ESV 22 He laughs at fear and is not dismayed; he does not turn back from the sword. NIV 22 He laughs at fear, afraid of nothing; he does not shy away from the sword. ESV 23 Upon him rattle the quiver, the flashing spear, and the javelin. NIV 23 The quiver rattles against his side, along with the flashing spear and lance. ESV 24 With fierceness and rage he swallows the ground; he cannot stand still at the sound of the trumpet. NIV 24 In frenzied excitement he eats up the ground; he cannot stand still when the trumpet sounds. ESV 25 When the trumpet sounds, he says 'Aha!' He smells the battle from afar, the thunder of the captains, and the shouting. 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. ESV 26 "Is it by your understanding that the hawk soars and spreads his wings toward the south? NIV 26 "Does the hawk take flight by your wisdom and spread his wings toward the south? ESV 27 Is it at your command that the eagle mounts up and makes his nest on high? NIV 27 Does the eagle soar at your command and build his nest on high? ESV 28 On the rock he dwells and makes his home, on the rocky crag and stronghold. NIV 28 He dwells on a cliff and stays there at night; a rocky crag is his stronghold. ESV 29 From there he spies out the prey; his eyes behold it from far away. NIV 29 From there he seeks out his food; his eyes detect it from afar. ESV 30 His young ones suck up blood, and where the slain are, there is he." NIV 30 His young ones feast on blood, and where the slain are, there is he."