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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Job 10



Verse 1

soul. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13.

life. Hebrew. chayai.

leave = let go, let loose: i.e. tell forth, give vent to.

complaint = complaining.

upon = about.

Verse 3

hands. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6. Compare Psalms 119:73; Psalms 138:8, and Psalms 139:5, Psalms 139:10.

wicked = lawless. Hebrew. rasha". App-44.

Verse 4

Hast. ? seest. ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6.

man = mortal man. Hebrew. "enosh. App-14.

Verse 5

man"s = a strong man"s. Hebrew. geber. App-14.

Verse 7

wicked. Hebrew. rasha". App-44.

Verse 11

fenced me = knit me together.

Verse 12

spirit = breath. Hebrew. ruach. App-9.

Verse 14

iniquity. Hebrew. "avah. App-44.

Verse 15

confusion. Hebrew. kalon = shame. First occurrence.

Verse 17

changes and war = successions, yea hostile successions. Figure of speech Hendiadys (App-6) = one thing: i.e. a constant succession.

Verse 18

Wherefore . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6.

Oh . . . ! Figure of speech Ecphonesis.

given up the ghost = died. Hebrew. gava". Compare Job 3:11; Job 13:19; Job 14:10. Not Job 11:20.

Verse 20

Are not. ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6.

Verse 21

of darkness and the shadow = deep darkness. Figure of speech Hendiadys. Not two things, but one.

darkness. Hebrew. hashak. See note on Job 3:6.

Verse 22

darkness. Hebrew. "eyphah. See note on Job 3:6. darkness itself. Hebrew. "ophel. See note on Job 3:6.

as darkness. Hebrew. "ophel. See above.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Job 10:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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