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Job 39:28 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— On the cliff she dwelleth, and maketh her home, Upon the point of the cliff, and the stronghold.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— She dwelleth and abideth on the rock, upon the crag of the rock, and the strong place.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “On the cliff he dwells and lodges, Upon the rocky crag, an inaccessible place.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— She dwelleth and abideth on the rock, upon the crag of the rock, and the strong place.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He inhabiteth the rock and maketh his dwelling on the point of the cliff, and the fastness:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The crag, he inhabiteth, and so lodgeth himself, on the tooth of the crag, and high fort;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— A rock he doth inhabit, Yea, he lodgeth on the tooth of a rock, and fortress.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— She abideth among the rocks, and dwelleth among cragged flints, and stony hills, where there is no access.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— She dwelleth and abideth on the rocke, vpon the cragge of the rocke, and the strong place.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— on a crag of a rock, and in a secret [place]?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— She dwelleth and abideth on the rock, upon the crag of the rock, and the strong place.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
She dwelleth 7931
{7931} Prime
שָׁכַן
shakan
{shaw-kan'}
A primitive root (apparently akin (by transmutation) to H7901 through the idea of lodging; compare H5531 and H7925); to reside or permanently stay (literally or figuratively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and abideth 3885
{3885} Prime
לוּן
luwn
{loon}
A primitive root; to stop (usually over night); by implication to stay permanently; hence (in a bad sense) to be obstinate (especially in words, to complain).
z8698
<8698> Grammar
Stem - Hithpalpel (See H8821)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 12
on the rock, 5553
{5553} Prime
סֶלַע
cela`
{seh'-lah}
From an unused root meaning to be lofty; a craggy rock, literally or figuratively (a fortress).
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the crag 8127
{8127} Prime
שֵׁן
shen
{shane}
From H8150; a tooth (as sharp); specifically (for H8143) ivory; figuratively a cliff.
of the rock, 5553
{5553} Prime
סֶלַע
cela`
{seh'-lah}
From an unused root meaning to be lofty; a craggy rock, literally or figuratively (a fortress).
and the strong place. 4686
{4686} Prime
מָצוּד
matsuwd
{maw-tsood'}
From H4685; a net, or (abstractly) capture; also a fastness.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 39:28

_ _ abideth — securely (Psalms 91:1); it occupies the same abode mostly for life.

_ _ crag — literally, “tooth” (1 Samuel 14:5, Margin).

_ _ strong place — citadel, fastness.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 39:26-30.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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1 Samuel 14:4 And between the passages, by which Jonathan sought to go over unto the Philistines' garrison, [there was] a sharp rock on the one side, and a sharp rock on the other side: and the name of the one [was] Bozez, and the name of the other Seneh.
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