Job 39:28
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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.

Job 39:28 Parallel
Clarke'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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