Job 39:21
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New International Version
It paws fiercely, rejoicing in its strength, and charges into the fray.

King James Bible
He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength: he goeth on to meet the armed men.

Darby Bible Translation
He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in [his] strength; he goeth forth to meet the armed host.

World English Bible
He paws in the valley, and rejoices in his strength. He goes out to meet the armed men.

Young's Literal Translation
They dig in a valley, and he rejoiceth in power, He goeth forth to meet the armour.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He paweth in the valley - יחפרו yachperu, "they dig in the valley," i.e., in his violent galloping, in every pitch of his body, he scoops up sods out of the earth. Virgil has seized this idea also, in his cavat tellurem; "he scoops out the ground." See before.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He paweth. or, His feet dig

Judges 5:22 Then were the horse hoofs broken by the means of the prancings, the prancings of their mighty ones.

and

1 Samuel 17:4-10,42 And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span...

Psalm 19:5 Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoices as a strong man to run a race.

Jeremiah 9:23 Thus said the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might...

he goeth

Proverbs 21:31 The horse is prepared against the day of battle: but safety is of the LORD.

Jeremiah 8:6 I listened and heard, but they spoke not aright: no man repented him of his wickedness, saying, What have I done?...

armed men. Heb. armour

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Whether 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
"Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it."--Prov. 22:6. I SUPPOSE that most professing Christians are acquainted with the text at the head of this page. The sound of it is probably familiar to your ears, like an old tune. It is likely you have heard it, or read it, talked of it, or quoted it, many a time. Is it not so? But, after all, how little is the substance of this text regarded! The doctrine it contains appears scarcely known, the duty it puts
John Charles Ryle—The Upper Room: Being a Few Truths for the Times

Cross References
Job 39:22
It laughs at fear, afraid of nothing; it does not shy away from the sword.

Jeremiah 8:6
I have listened attentively, but they do not say what is right. None of them repent of their wickedness, saying, "What have I done?" Each pursues their own course like a horse charging into battle.

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