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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Job 13

 

 

Verse 1

Lo. Figure of speech Asterismos. App-6.

all this. Some codices, with Syriac and Vulgate, read "all these things". Compare Job 33:29.


Verse 3

THE ALMIGHTY. Hebrew. Shaddai. App-4.


Verse 4

forgers of = besmearers with. Occurs only here, Job 14:7 and Psalms 119:69.


Verse 5

O. Figure of speech Ecphonesis. App-6.


Verse 7

Will ye . . . ? Figure of speech, Erotesis. App-6.


Verse 9

Is it . . . ? Figure of speech, Erotesis. App-6.

mocketh = befooleth.

another. Hebrew. "enosh. App-14.


Verse 12

remembrances = memorable or weighty sayings.

like unto ashes = similitudes of ashes: i.e. light.

bodies = defences. Hebrew. gab = mounds. Add "[like to] clay defences ": i.e. weak.


Verse 14

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

take my flesh in my teeth. Figure of speech Paroemia. App-6. Still preserved in Arabic for rushing into danger. Like the next clause, which is a proverb preserved in English.

life = soul. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13.

hand. Some codices, with Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "hands" (plural)


Verse 15

trust in Him = wait for Him. Hebrew. yahal. See App-69.


Verse 17

Hear diligently. Figure of speech Polyptoton. App-6. "Hear ye, hearing": i.e. Listen attentively; or, give diligent heed. Compare Isaiah 6:9. See note on Genesis 26:28.

declaration = opinion. Occurs only here.


Verse 18

ordered = set in order.


Verse 19

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

give up the ghost = to expire. See note on Job 3:11.


Verse 23

How many . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6.


Verse 27

settest a print = they make a print on my feet.


Verse 28

He, &c. = they (my feet) waste away.

 


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Job 13:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/job-13.html. 1909-1922.

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