His majestic snorting is terrible.
He paws in the valley, and rejoices in his strength;
He goes out to meet the weapons.
He laughs at fear and is not dismayed;
And he does not turn back from the sword.
The quiver rattles against him,
The flashing spear and javelin.
With shaking and rage he races over the ground,
And he does not stand still at the voice of the trumpet.
As often as the trumpet sounds he says, 'Aha!'
And he scents the battle from afar,
And the thunder of the captains
and the war cry."
horses on display once,
the royalty of horses.
"Barnes goes on to say, "Yet God regards with more interest and pleasure humble piety
than He does any mere power, however great and wonderful it may be...
He prefers the humble heart to this."
Gil's notes say, "What are pleasing to Him are exercises of a spiritual kind;
such as fleeing to Jesus, the strong tower;
running the Christian race, to obtain the incorruptible crown,
wrestling against principalities and powers...