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Passage Lookup: Job 39-40

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Job 39:1
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"Do you know when the mountain goats(a) give birth? Do you watch when the doe bears her fawn?(b)
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Job 39:2
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Do you count the months till they bear? Do you know the time they give birth?(c)
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Job 39:3
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They crouch down and bring forth their young; their labor pains are ended.
Job 39:4
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Their young thrive and grow strong in the wilds; they leave and do not return.
Job 39:5
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"Who let the wild donkey(d) go free? Who untied its ropes?
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Job 39:6
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I gave it the wasteland(e) as its home, the salt flats(f) as its habitat.(g)
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Job 39:7
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It laughs(h) at the commotion in the town; it does not hear a driver's shout.(i)
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Job 39:8
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It ranges the hills(j) for its pasture and searches for any green thing.
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Job 39:9
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"Will the wild ox(k) consent to serve you?(l) Will it stay by your manger(m) at night?
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Job 39:10
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Can you hold it to the furrow with a harness?(n) Will it till the valleys behind you?
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Job 39:11
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Will you rely on it for its great strength?(o) Will you leave your heavy work to it?
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Job 39:12
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Can you trust it to haul in your grain and bring it to your threshing floor?
Job 39:13
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"The wings of the ostrich flap joyfully, though they cannot compare with the wings and feathers of the stork.(p)
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Job 39:14
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She lays her eggs on the ground and lets them warm in the sand,
Job 39:15
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unmindful that a foot may crush them, that some wild animal may trample them.(q)
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Job 39:16
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She treats her young harshly,(r) as if they were not hers; she cares not that her labor was in vain,
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Job 39:17
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for God did not endow her with wisdom or give her a share of good sense.(s)
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Job 39:18
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Yet when she spreads her feathers to run, she laughs(t) at horse and rider.
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Job 39:19
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"Do you give the horse its strength(u) or clothe its neck with a flowing mane?
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Job 39:20
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Do you make it leap like a locust,(v) striking terror(w) with its proud snorting?(x)
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Job 39:21
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It paws fiercely, rejoicing in its strength,(y) and charges into the fray.(z)
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Job 39:22
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It laughs(aa) at fear, afraid of nothing; it does not shy away from the sword.
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Job 39:23
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The quiver(ab) rattles against its side, along with the flashing spear(ac) and lance.
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Job 39:24
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In frenzied excitement it eats up the ground; it cannot stand still when the trumpet sounds.(ad)
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Job 39:25
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At the blast of the trumpet(ae) it snorts, ‘Aha!' It catches the scent of battle from afar, the shout of commanders and the battle cry.(af)
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Job 39:26
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"Does the hawk take flight by your wisdom and spread its wings toward the south?(ag)
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Job 39:27
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Does the eagle soar at your command and build its nest on high?(ah)
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Job 39:28
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It dwells on a cliff and stays there at night; a rocky crag(ai) is its stronghold.
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Job 39:29
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From there it looks for food;(aj) its eyes detect it from afar.
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Job 39:30
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Its young ones feast on blood, and where the slain are, there it is."(ak)
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Job 40:1
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The Lord said to Job:(a)
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Job 40:2
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"Will the one who contends with the Almighty(b) correct him?(c) Let him who accuses God answer him!"(d)
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Job 40:3
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Then Job answered the Lord :
Job 40:4
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"I am unworthy(e)—how can I reply to you? I put my hand over my mouth.(f)
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Job 40:5
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I spoke once, but I have no answer(g)— twice, but I will say no more."(h)
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Job 40:6
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Then the Lord spoke to Job out of the storm:(i)
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Job 40:7
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"Brace yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me.(j)
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Job 40:8
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"Would you discredit my justice?(k) Would you condemn me to justify yourself?(l)
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Job 40:9
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Do you have an arm like God's,(m) and can your voice(n) thunder like his?(o)
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Job 40:10
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Then adorn yourself with glory and splendor, and clothe yourself in honor and majesty.(p)
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Job 40:11
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Unleash the fury of your wrath,(q) look at all who are proud and bring them low,(r)
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Job 40:12
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look at all who are proud(s) and humble them,(t) crush(u) the wicked where they stand.
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Job 40:13
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Bury them all in the dust together;(v) shroud their faces in the grave.(w)
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Job 40:14
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Then I myself will admit to you that your own right hand can save you.(x)
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Job 40:15
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"Look at Behemoth, which I made(y) along with you and which feeds on grass like an ox.(z)
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Job 40:16
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What strength(aa) it has in its loins, what power in the muscles of its belly!(ab)
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Job 40:17
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Its tail sways like a cedar; the sinews of its thighs are close-knit.(ac)
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Job 40:18
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Its bones are tubes of bronze, its limbs(ad) like rods of iron.(ae)
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Job 40:19
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It ranks first among the works of God,(af) yet its Maker(ag) can approach it with his sword.(ah)
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Job 40:20
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The hills bring it their produce,(ai) and all the wild animals play(aj) nearby.(ak)
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Job 40:21
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Under the lotus plants it lies, hidden among the reeds(al) in the marsh.(am)
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Job 40:22
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The lotuses conceal it in their shadow; the poplars by the stream(an) surround it.
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Job 40:23
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A raging river(ao) does not alarm it; it is secure, though the Jordan(ap) should surge against its mouth.
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Job 40:24
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Can anyone capture it by the eyes, or trap it and pierce its nose?(aq)
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