Job 39:16
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New Living Translation
She is harsh toward her young, as if they were not her own. She doesn't care if they die.

King James Bible
She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers: her labour is in vain without fear;

Darby Bible Translation
She is hardened against her young ones, as though they were not hers; her labour is in vain, without her concern.

World English Bible
She deals harshly with her young ones, as if they were not hers. Though her labor is in vain, she is without fear,

Young's Literal Translation
Her young ones it hath hardened without her, In vain is her labour without fear.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

39:16 Her labour - In laying her eggs is in vain, because she hath not the fear and tender concern for them, which she should have.

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Library
Jesus' Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem.
(from Bethany to Jerusalem and Back, Sunday, April 2, a.d. 30.) ^A Matt. XXI. 1-12, 14-17; ^B Mark XI. 1-11; ^C Luke XIX. 29-44; ^D John XII. 12-19. ^c 29 And ^d 12 On the morrow [after the feast in the house of Simon the leper] ^c it came to pass, when he he drew nigh unto Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount that is called Olivet, ^a 1 And when they came nigh unto Jerusalem, and came unto Bethphage unto { ^b at} ^a the mount of Olives [The name, Bethphage, is said to mean house of figs, but the
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Job
The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Job 39:15
She doesn't worry that a foot might crush them or a wild animal might destroy them.

Job 39:17
For God has deprived her of wisdom. He has given her no understanding.

Lamentations 4:3
Even the jackals feed their young, but not my people Israel. They ignore their children's cries, like ostriches in the desert.

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