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Job 39:29 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— From thence she spieth out the prey; Her eyes behold it afar off.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— From thence she seeketh the prey, [and] her eyes behold afar off.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “From there he spies out food; His eyes see [it] from afar.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— From thence she seeketh the prey, [and] her eyes behold afar off.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— From thence he spieth out the prey, his eyes look into the distance;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— From thence, he searcheth out food, far away, his eyes do pierce;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— From thence he hath sought food, To a far off place his eyes look attentively,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— From thence she looketh for the prey, and her eyes behold afar off.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— From thence she seeketh the pray, [and] her eyes behold a farre off.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Thence he seeks food, his eyes observe from far.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— From thence she seeketh the prey, [and] her eyes behold afar off.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
From thence x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
x8033
(8033) Complement
שָׁם
sham
{shawm}
A primitive particle (rather from the relative H0834); there (transfered to time) then; often thither, or thence.
she seeketh 2658
{2658} Prime
חָפַר
chaphar
{khaw-far'}
A primitive root; properly to pry into; by implication to delve, to explore.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the prey, 400
{0400} Prime
אֹכֶל
'okel
{o'-kel}
From H0398; food.
[and] her eyes 5869
{5869} Prime
עַיִן
`ayin
{ah'-yin}
Probably a primitive word; an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy a fountain (as the eye of the landscape).
behold 5027
{5027} Prime
נָבַט
nabat
{naw-bat'}
A primitive root; to scan, that is, look intently at; by implication to regard with pleasure, favor or care.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
afar off. 7350
{7350} Prime
רָחוֹק
rachowq
{raw-khoke'}
From H7368; remote, literally of figuratively, of place or time; specifically precious; often used adverbially (with preposition).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 39:29

_ _ seeketh — is on the lookout for.

_ _ behold — The eagle descries its prey at an astonishing distance, by sight, rather than smell.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 39:26-30.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 39:29

Her eyes — Her sight is exceeding sharp and strong, so that she is able to look upon the sun with open eyes, and to behold the smallest prey upon the earth or sea, when she is mounted out of our sight.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
she:

Job 9:26 They are passed away as the swift ships: as the eagle [that] hasteth to the prey.

her:
The eagle is proverbial for her strong and clear sight.
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