Job 39:7
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New International Version
It laughs at the commotion in the town; it does not hear a driver's shout.

King James Bible
He scorneth the multitude of the city, neither regardeth he the crying of the driver.

Darby Bible Translation
He laugheth at the tumult of the city, and heareth not the shouts of the driver;

World English Bible
He scorns the tumult of the city, neither does he hear the shouting of the driver.

Young's Literal Translation
He doth laugh at the multitude of a city, The cries of an exactor he heareth not.

Job 39:7 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He scorneth the multitude - He is so swift that he cannot be run or hunted down. See the description in Job 39:5 (note).

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Job 39:18 What time she lifts up herself on high, she scorns the horse and his rider.

Job 3:18 There the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor.

Isaiah 31:4 For thus has the LORD spoken to me, Like as the lion and the young lion roaring on his prey...

driver. Heb. exactor

Exodus 5:13-16,18 And the taskmasters hurried them, saying, Fulfill your works, your daily tasks, as when there was straw...

Isaiah 58:3 Why have we fasted, say they, and you see not? why have we afflicted our soul, and you take no knowledge? Behold...

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

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