26 They pass by like [a]swift ships,
(A)Like an eagle swooping on its prey.

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Footnotes

  1. Job 9:26 Lit. ships of reeds

Their horses also are (A)swifter than leopards,
And more fierce than evening wolves.
Their [a]chargers [b]charge ahead;
Their cavalry comes from afar;
They fly as the (B)eagle that hastens to eat.

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Footnotes

  1. Habakkuk 1:8 Lit. horsemen
  2. Habakkuk 1:8 Lit. spring about

Which sends ambassadors by sea,
Even in vessels of reed on the waters, saying,
“Go, swift messengers, to a nation tall and smooth of skin,
To a people terrible from their beginning onward,
A nation powerful and treading down,
Whose land the rivers divide.”

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19 Our pursuers were (A)swifter
Than the eagles of the heavens.
They pursued us on the mountains
And lay in wait for us in the wilderness.

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13 “Behold, he shall come up like clouds,
And (A)his chariots like a whirlwind.
(B)His horses are swifter than eagles.
Woe to us, for we are plundered!”

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[a]Will you set your eyes on that which is not?
For riches certainly make themselves wings;
They fly away like an eagle toward heaven.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 23:5 Lit. Will you cause your eyes to fly upon it and it is not?

27 Does the (A)eagle mount up at your command,
And (B)make its nest on high?
28 On the rock it dwells and resides,
On the crag of the rock and the stronghold.
29 From there it spies out the prey;
Its eyes observe from afar.
30 Its young ones suck up blood;
And (C)where the slain are, there it is.

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23 “Saul and Jonathan were beloved and pleasant in their lives,
And in their (A)death they were not divided;
They were swifter than eagles,
They were (B)stronger than lions.

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