New International Version
Yet when she spreads her feathers to run, she laughs at horse and rider.
King James Bible
What time she lifteth up herself on high, she scorneth the horse and his rider.
Darby Bible Translation
What time she lasheth herself on high, she scorneth the horse and his rider.
World English Bible
When she lifts up herself on high, she scorns the horse and his rider.
Young's Literal Translation
At the time on high she lifteth herself up, She laugheth at the horse and at his rider.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
She lifteth up herself - When she raiseth up herself to run away. Proofs of the fleetness of this bird have already been given. It neither flies nor runs distinctly, but has a motion composed of both; and, using its wings as sails, makes great speed. So Claudian: -
Vasta velut Libyae venantum vocibus ales
Cum premitur, calidas cursu transmittit arenas,
Inque modum veli sinuatis flamine pennis
"Xenophon says, Cyrus had horses that could overtake the goat and the wild ass; but none that could reach this creature. A thousand golden ducats, or a hundred camels, was the stated price of a horse that could equal their speed." - Dr. Young.
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LibraryWhether Daring is a Sin?
Objection 1: It seems that daring is not a sin. For it is written (Job 39:21) concerning the horse, by which according to Gregory (Moral. xxxi) the godly preacher is denoted, that "he goeth forth boldly to meet armed men [*Vulg.: 'he pranceth boldly, he goeth forth to meet armed men']." But no vice redounds to a man's praise. Therefore it is not a sin to be daring. Objection 2: Further, according to the Philosopher (Ethic. vi, 9), "one should take counsel in thought, and do quickly what has been …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Prov. 22:06 the Duties of Parents
for God did not endow her with wisdom or give her a share of good sense.
"Do you give the horse its strength or clothe its neck with a flowing mane?
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