Of the wild goats and hinds.
Job 39:1 Knowest thou the tyme when the wylde goates brynge forth theyr yonge, amonge the stony rockes? Or layest thou wayte when þe hyndes vse to fawne? Job 39:2 rekenest thou the monethes after they engendre, that thou knowest the tyme of theyr bearinge? Job 39:3 or when they lye downe, when they cast theyr younge ones, and when they are delyuered of theyr trauayle and payne? Job 39:4 How their younge ones growe vp, & waxe greate thorow good fedyng? whan they go forth, and returne not agayne vnto them?
Of the wild ass.
Job 39:5 who letteth the wylde asse go fre, or who lowseth the bondes of the mule? Job 39:6 Euen I whych haue geuen the wyldernes to be theyr house, and the vntylled land to be theyr dwellyng place. Job 39:7 That they may geue no force for the multitude of people in the cyties, nether regarde the cryenge of the dryuer: Job 39:8 but seke theyr pasture about the mountaynes, and folowe the grene grasse.
Job 39:9 Wyll the vnycorne be so tame as to do the seruice, or to abyde styll by thy crybbe? Job 39:10 Canst thou bynd the yock about the vnycorne in thy forowe, to make hym plowe after þe in the valleys? Job 39:11 Mayest thou trust hym (because he is strong) or committe thy labour vnto hym? Job 39:12 Mayest thou beleue hym, that he wyll bringe home thy corne, or to cary any thyng vnto thy barne?
The peacock, stork, and ostrich.
Job 39:13 Gauest thou the fayre wynges vnto the pecockes, or wynges & fethers vnto the storke? Job 39:14 For he leaueth hys egges in the earth and layeth them in the dust. Job 39:15 He remembreth not, that they myght be troden wyth fete, or broken wyth some wylde beast. Job 39:16 So harde is he vnto hys yonge ones, as though they were not hys, and laboureth in vayne wythout any feare. Job 39:17 And that because God hath taken wysdome from hym, & hath not geuen hym vnderstandynge. Job 39:18 When hys tyme is that he flyeth vp on hye, he careth nether for horse ner man.
Job 39:19 Hast thou geuen the horsse hys strength, or lerned him to bowe downe his neck wt feare: Job 39:20 that he letteth hym selfe be dryuen forth lyke a greshopper, where as the stoute neynge that he maketh, is fearfull? Job 39:21 he breaketh the grounde with the hoffes of his fete chearfully in his strength, and runneth to mete the harnest men. Job 39:22 He layeth asyde all feare, hys stomack is not abated, nether starteth he a back for any swerde. Job 39:23 Though the quyuers rattle vpon him, though the speare and shilde glystre: Job 39:24 yet russheth he in fearsely, and beateth vpon the grounde. He feareth not the noyse of the trompettes, Job 39:25 but as soone as he heareth the shawmes blowe, tush (sayeth he) for he smelleth the battel a farre of, the noyse, the captaynes and the shoutinge.
Job 39:26 Commeth it thorow thy wysdome, that the Goshauke flyeth towarde the South?
Job 39:27 Doth the Aegle mount vp, and make hys nest on hye at thy commaundement? Job 39:28 He abydeth in the stony rockes, and vpon the hye toppes of harde mountaynes, where no man can come. Job 39:29 From thence seketh he his praye, & loketh farre about with hys eyes. Job 39:30 Hys younge ones are fed with bloud: & where any deed body lyeth, there is he immediatly.