Job 39 Outline
– God questioned Job regarding mountain goats and deer (Job 39:1-4)
– God questioned Job regarding wild donkeys in the wilderness (Job 39:5-8)
– God questioned Job regarding the wild ox (Job 39:9-12)
– God questioned Job regarding the ostrich (Job 39:13-18)
– God questioned Job if he understand the horse (Job 39:19-25)
– God questioned Job if he understand the hawk (Job 39:26-30)
Job 39 Summary
In Job 39:1-4, God tried to bring Job down by questioning him if he know when the wild mountain goats bear you, when the deer give birth, the number of months they conceive, and the time they bear young.
In Job 39:5-8, Job was not knowledgeable in how the nature works. God watches over the wild donkeys in the wilderness and makes sure it is provided for.
In Job 39:9-12, Job did not understand nature enough to make the wild ox serve him.
In Job 39:13-18, God created each animal differently for his own purpose. He created the ostrich to have strong legs although the ostrich lack sense to care for its young, unlike the storks.
In Job 39:19-25, God is the one who gives the horse good ability to run and naturally to be used by warriors in the battle.
In Job 39:26-30, God gave wisdom to the hawk to fly and let it make its nest on the crag of the rock so that it can spy out the prey from there. God gave the hawk the ability to capture and kill the prey to feed itself and the young.
Job 39 Bible Study
1. God is the source of all things
God created everything in this world. He understand all his creations. He knows everything. God is the source of all wisdom. In Proverbs 9:10, the fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding. In 1 Corinthians 1:30, but of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption. In James 1:5, if any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.