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Ass, the Wild


1. Inhabits wild and solitary places. Job 39:6; Isa 32:14; Da 5:21.

2. Ranges the mountains for food. Job 39:8.

3. Brays when hungry. Job 6:5.

4. Suffers in time of scarcity. Jer 14:6.

5. Described as

a. Fond of liberty. Job 39:5.

b. Intractable. Job 11:12.

c. Unsocial. Ho 8:9.

6. Despises his pursuers. Job 39:7.

7. Supported by God. Ps 104:10,11.

8. Illustrative of

a. Intractableness of natural man. Job 11:12.

b. The wicked in their pursuit of sin. Job 24:5.

c. Israel in their love of idols. Jer 2:23,24.

d. The Assyrian power. Ho 8:9.

e. The Ishmaelites (Hebrew). Ge 16:12.