Do you make him leap like a locust, striking terror with his proud snorting?
"Do you make him leap like the locust? His majestic snorting is terrible.
Did you give it the ability to leap forward like a locust? Its majestic snorting is something to hear!
Did you create him to prance proudly and strike terror with his royal snorts?
Is it through you that he is shaking like a locust, in the pride of his loud-sounding breath?
Do you make it leap like the locust? Its majestic snorting is terrible.
Can you frighten him like a locust? His majestic snorting strikes terror.
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|NET © Notes||
1 sn The same ideas are found in Joel 2:4. The leaping motion is compared to the galloping of the horse.
2 tn The word could mean “snorting” as well (see Jer 8:16). It comes from the root “to blow.” If the horse is running and breathing hard, this could be the sense here.