Knowest thou . . . ? Note the Figure of speech Erotesis (App-6), used by Jehovah throughout this chapter for emphasis.
with corn = in the open field. Hebrew. bar. A Homonym with three meanings: (1) pure, clear, clean (Job 11:4. Song of Solomon 6:9, Song of Solomon 6:10. Psalms 19:8; Psalms 24:4; Psalms 73:1, &c); hence corn winnowed and cleansed (Genesis 41:35, Genesis 41:49. Psalms 65:13. Proverbs 11:26. Joel 2:24, &c); (2) the ground, or open field (Job 39:4), because bare and clean. Compare Proverbs 14:4; (3) ton: see note on Psalms 2:12.
ass. Probably = mule.
the unicorn = the wild bull.
trust = confide in. Hebrew. batah. App-69.
Gavest thou. The Ellipsis (App-6) is correctly supplied.
thunder = rustling mane.
afraid = leap.
grasshopper = locust.
nostrils = snorting.
her. Hebrew = his.
She = He.
where the slain are, &c: i.e. on a field of battle. Compare Matthew 24:28. Luke 17:37.
she. Authorized Version, 1611, reads "he".
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Job 39". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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