39:1 Knowest thou the time when the wild goats of the rock bring forth? {or} canst thou mark when the hinds do calve?
39:1 Knowest thou the time when the wild goats of the rock bring forth? {or} canst thou mark when the hinds do calve?

39:2 Canst thou number the months {that} they fulfill? or knowest thou the time when they bring forth?
39:2 Canst thou number the months {that} they fulfil? or knowest thou the time when they bring forth?

39:3 They bow themselves, they bring forth their young ones, they cast out their sorrows.
39:3 They bow themselves, they bring forth their young ones, they cast out their sorrows.

39:4 Their young ones are in good liking, they grow up with corn; they go forth, and return not to them.
39:4 Their young ones are become strong, they grow strong with grain; they go forth, and return not to them.

39:5 Who hath sent out the wild ass free? or who hath loosed the bands of the wild ass?
39:5 Who hath sent out the wild donkey free? or who hath loosed the bands of the wild donkey?

39:6 Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings.
39:6 Whose house I have made the wilderness, and the barren land his dwellings.

39:7 He scorneth the multitude of the city, neither regardeth he the crying of the driver.
39:7 He scorneth the multitude of the city, neither regardeth he the crying of the driver.

39:8 The range of the mountains {is} his pasture, and he searcheth after every green thing.
39:8 The range of the mountains {is} his pasture, and he searcheth after every green thing.

39:9 Will the unicorn be willing to serve thee, or abide by thy crib?
39:9 Will the unicorn be willing to serve thee, or abide by thy crib?

39:10 Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee?
39:10 Canst thou bind the unicorn with his band in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee?

39:11 Wilt thou trust him, because his strength {is} great? or wilt thou leave thy labor to him?
39:11 Wilt thou trust him, because his strength {is} great? or wilt thou leave thy labour to him?

39:12 Wilt thou believe him, that he will bring home thy seed, and gather {it into} thy barn?
39:12 Wilt thou believe him, that he will bring home thy seed, and gather {it into} thy barn?

39:13 {Gavest thou} the goodly wings to the peacocks? or wings and feathers to the ostrich!
39:13 {Gavest thou} the goodly wings to the peacocks? or wings and feathers to the ostrich?

39:14 Which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust,
39:14 Which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in the dust,

39:15 And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them.
39:15 And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them.

39:16 She is hardened against her young ones, as though {they were} not hers: her labor is in vain without fear;
39:16 She is hardened against her young ones, as though {they were} not hers: her labour is in vain without fear;

39:17 Because God hath withheld wisdom from her, neither hath he imparted to her understanding.
39:17 Because God hath withheld wisdom from her, neither hath he imparted to her understanding.

39:18 When she lifteth herself on high, she scorneth the horse and his rider.
39:18 When she lifteth herself on high, she scorneth the horse and his rider.

39:19 Hast thou given the horse strength? hast thou clothed his neck with thunder?
39:19 Hast thou given the horse strength? hast thou clothed his neck with thunder?

39:20 Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? the glory of his nostrils {is} terrible.
39:20 Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? the glory of his nostrils {is} terrible.

39:21 He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in {his} strength: he goeth on to meet the armed men.
39:21 He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in {his} strength: he goeth on to meet the armed men.

39:22 He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted; neither turneth he back from the sword.
39:22 He mocketh at fear, and is not dismayed; neither turneth he back from the sword.

39:23 The quiver rattleth against him, the glittering spear and the shield.
39:23 The quiver rattleth against him, the glittering spear and the shield.

39:24 He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: neither believeth he that {it is} the sound of the trumpet.
39:24 He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: neither believeth he that {it is} the sound of the trumpet.

39:25 He saith among the trumpets, Ha, ha; and he smelleth the battle afar off, the thunder of the captains, and the shouting.
39:25 He saith among the trumpets, Ha, ha; and he smelleth the battle afar off, the thunder of the captains, and the shouting.

39:26 Doth the hawk fly by thy wisdom, {and} stretch her wings towards the south?
39:26 Doth the hawk fly by thy wisdom, {and} stretch her wings toward the south?

39:27 Doth the eagle mount up at thy command, and make her nest on high?
39:27 Doth the eagle mount up at thy command, and make her nest on high?

39:28 She dwelleth and abideth on the rock, upon the crag of the rock, and the strong place.
39:28 She dwelleth and abideth on the rock, upon the crag of the rock, and the strong place.

39:29 From thence she seeketh the prey, {and} her eyes behold afar off.
39:29 From there she seeketh the prey, {and} her eyes behold afar off.

39:30 Her young ones also suck up blood: and where the slain {are}, there {is} she.
39:30 Her young ones also suck up blood: and where the slain {are}, there {is} she.