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Job 39

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