40:29 He gives strength to those who are tired;
to the ones who lack power, he gives renewed energy.
40:30 Even youths get tired and weary;
even strong young men clumsily stumble. 1
40:31 But those who wait for the Lord’s help 2 find renewed strength;
they rise up as if they had eagles’ wings, 3
they run without growing weary,
they walk without getting tired.
1 tn Heb “stumbling they stumble.” The verbal idea is emphasized by the infinitive absolute.
2 tn The words “for the Lord’s help” are supplied in the translation for clarification.
3 tn Heb “they rise up [on] wings like eagles” (TEV similar).