Of the wild goats and hinds.
Job 39:1 Knowest thou the tyme when þe wylde gotes bringe forthe theyr yonge among the stony rockes? Or layest thou wayte when the hyndes vse to fawne? Job 39:2 rekeneste thou the monethes after they engendre, that thou knowest the tyme of theyr bearynge? Job 39:3 or when they lye doune, when they raste theyr younge ones, & when they are delyuered of theyr trauayle and payne? Job 39:4 How theyr younge ones growe vp & waxe greate thorowe good fedynge?
Of the wild ass.
Job 39:5 who letteth the wylde asse go fre, or who louseth the bondes of the mule? Job 39:6 Vnto whom I haue geuen the wyldernes to be their house, & the vntylled lande to be theyr dwellynge place. Job 39:7 That they maye geue no force for the multytude of people in the cytyes, neither regard the crying of the dryuer, Job 39:8 but seke their pasture aboute the mountaynes, and folow þe grene grasse.
Job 39:9 Whyl the vnicorne be so tame as to do the seruyce, or to abyde styl by thy cryb? Job 39:10 Canste thou bynd the yocke about him in thy sorowes, to make him plowe after the in the valleys? Job 39:11 Mayest thou trust him (because he is strong) or committe thy laboure vnto hym? Job 39:12 Mayest thou beleue him, that he wyll brynge home the corne, or to cary any thyng vnto the barne?
The peacock, stork, and ostrich.
Job 39:13 The Estrych (whose fethers are fayrer then the wynges of the sparowe hauke) Job 39:14 when he hath layed hys egges vpon þe ground he bredeth them in the dust, Job 39:15 & forgetteth them: so that they myght be troden with fete, or broken with some wylde beaste. Job 39:16 So harde is he vnto hys yong ones, as thoughe they were not hys, & laboureth in vayne wythout anye 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, he flyeth vp on hye, & careth neyther for horse nor man.
Job 39:19 Haste thou geuen the horse his strength, or learned him to bowe doune his necke wt feare: Job 39:20 that he letteth him selfe be dryuen forthe lyke a greshopper, where as the stoute neyenge þt he maketh, is fearfull? Job 39:21 he breaketh the grounde with the hoffes of hys fete chearfullye in hys strength, & runneth to mete the harueste men. Job 39:22 He layeth a syde all feare, hys stomack is not abated, neyther starteth he a backe for anye swerde. Job 39:23 Thoughe the quyuers rattle vpon him though the speare & shyld glystre: Job 39:24 yet rusheth he in fearsely, and beateth vpon the grounde, He feareth not the noyse of the trompettes, Job 39:25 but as sone as he heareth the shawmes blow, thushe (sayth he) for he smelleth the battell a farre of, the noyse, the Captaynes and þe shoutynge.
Job 39:26 Commeth it thorow thy wisdome, that the Goshauke flyeth towarde the South?
Job 39:27 Dothe the Aegle mounte vp, and make his neste on hye at the commaundement? Job 39:28 He abydeth in þe stonye rockes, and vpon the hye toppes of harde mountaynes, where no man can come. Job 39:29 From thence maye he beholde his praye, and loke farre aboute wyth hys eyes. Job 39:30 His younge ones are fed with bloude, & where any deade bodye lyeth, there is he immediatly.