Job 39:20

“Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? the glory of his nostrils is terrible.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 39:20

Canst thou make him afraid as a grashopper? the glory of his nostrils is terrible.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Do you make him leap like the locust? His majestic snorting is terrible.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Hast thou made him to leap as a locust? The glory of his snorting is terrible.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Is it through you that he is shaking like a locust, in the pride of his loud-sounding breath?
- Basic English Bible

Dost thou make him to leap as a locust? His majestic snorting is terrible.
- Darby Bible

Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? the glory of his nostrils is terrible.
- Webster's Bible

Have you made him to leap as a locust? The glory of his snorting is awesome.
- World English Bible

Dost thou cause him to rush as a locust? The majesty of his snorting [is] terrible.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Hast thou made him to leap as a locust? The glory of his snorting is terrible.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 39:20

Wesley's Notes for Job 39:20


39:18 Lifteth - To flee from her pursuer: to which end she lifts up her head and body, and spreads her wings. Scorneth - She despises them thro' her swiftness; for though she cannot fly, yet by the aid of her wings she runs so fast, that horse - men cannot reach her.

39:19 Thunder - A strong metaphor, to denote force and terror.

39:21 Valley - Battles used to be pitched in valleys, or low grounds, especially horse battles.


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