God continues to belittle Job by pointing out that he doesn’t control any of the wild animals.
God asks Job if he controls the eagle: “Does the eagle soar at your command, Building his nest high, Dwelling in the rock, Lodging upon the fastness of a jutting rock?” (vv. 27-28)
III. Important Verses
vv. 19-23: Do you give the horse his strength? Do you clothe his neck with a mane? … He paws with force, he runs with vigor, Charging into battle. He scoffs at fear; he cannot be frightened; He does not recoil from the sword. A quiverful of arrows whizzes by him, And the flashing spear and the javelin.
vv. 27-28: Does the eagle soar at your command, Building his nest high, Dwelling in the rock, Lodging upon the fastness of a jutting rock?
1-30. Job neither understands nor controls the... 1-4. Mountain goat 5-8. Wild donkey 9-12. Wild ox 13-18. Ostrich 19-25. Horse 26-30. Eagle
No comment today. I hope to revisit this chapter after finishing the cycle.
VI. Works Used
Photo taken from http://northislandexplorer.com/birds/eagle3b.jpg