New International Version
It dwells on a cliff and stays there at night; a rocky crag is its stronghold.
King James Bible
She dwelleth and abideth on the rock, upon the crag of the rock, and the strong place.
Darby Bible Translation
He inhabiteth the rock and maketh his dwelling on the point of the cliff, and the fastness:
World English Bible
On the cliff he dwells, and makes his home, on the point of the cliff, and the stronghold.
Young's Literal Translation
A rock he doth inhabit, Yea, he lodgeth on the tooth of a rock, and fortress.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Upon the crag of the rock - שן סלע shen sela, the tooth of the rock, i.e., some projecting part, whither adventurous man himself dares not follow her.
And the strong place - ומצודה umetsudah. Mr. Good translates this word ravine, and joins it to Job 39:29, thus: "And thence espieth the ravine: her eyes trace the prey afar off."
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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 …
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