New American Standard Bible
"Then the beast goes into its lair And remains in its den.
King James Bible
Then the beasts go into dens, and remain in their places.
Darby Bible Translation
And the wild beast goeth into its lair, and they remain in their dens.
World English Bible
Then the animals take cover, and remain in their dens.
Young's Literal Translation
And enter doth the beast into covert, And in its habitations it doth continue.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Then the beasts go into dens - In the winter. This fact appears to have been early observed, that in the season of cold the wild animals withdrew into caves, and that many of them became torpid. This fact Elihu adverts to as an illustration of the wisdom and greatness of God. The proof of his superintending care was seen in the fact that they withdrew from the cold in which they would perish, and that provision is made for their continuance in life at a time when they cannot obtain the food by which they ordinarily subsist. In that torpid and inactive state, they need little food, and remain often for months with almost no nourishment.
LibraryWhether those to whom Christ's Birth was Made Known were Suitably Chosen?
Objection 1: It would seem that those to whom Christ's birth was made known were not suitably chosen. For our Lord (Mat. 10:5) commanded His disciples, "Go ye not into the way of the Gentiles," so that He might be made known to the Jews before the Gentiles. Therefore it seems that much less should Christ's birth have been at once revealed to the Gentiles who "came from the east," as stated Mat. 2:1. Objection 2: Further, the revelation of Divine truth should be made especially to the friends of God, …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
The Knowledge of God
When they crouch in their dens And lie in wait in their lair?
The young lions roar after their prey And seek their food from God.
When the sun rises they withdraw And lie down in their dens.
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