And he will be a wild-ass of a man, his hand against every man, and every man's hand against him; and he shall dwell before the face of all his brethren.
Who hath sent out the wild ass free? and who hath loosed the bands of the onager,
Who hath sent out the wild ass free? and who hath loosed the bands of the onager, Whose house I made the wilderness, and the salt plain his dwellings? He laugheth at the tumult of the city, and heareth not the shouts of the driver;read more.
The range of the mountains is his pasture, and he searcheth after every green thing.
Doth the wild ass bray by the grass? loweth an ox over his fodder?
They give drink to every beast of the field; the wild asses quench their thirst.
Yet a senseless man will make bold, though man be born like the foal of a wild ass.
Lo, as wild asses in the desert, they go forth to their work, seeking early for the prey: the wilderness yieldeth them food for their children.
And the wild asses stand on the heights, they snuff up the wind like jackals; their eyes fail, because there is no herbage.
For the palace shall be deserted, the multitude of the city shall be forsaken; hill and watchtower shall be caves for ever, a joy of wild asses, a pasture of flocks;
and he was driven from the sons of men, and his heart was made like the beasts, and his dwelling was with the wild asses; they fed him with grass like oxen, and his body was bathed with the dew of heaven; till he knew that the Most High God ruleth over the kingdom of men, and that he appointeth over it whomsoever he will.
For they are gone up to Assyria as a wild ass alone by himself: Ephraim hath hired lovers.