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Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures

Job 16

 

 

Verses 1-16

Comments- Job 16:1 to Job 17:16 is similar to Psalm 22in that both passages of Scripture describe the pains of suffering.


Verses 1-22

Job 16:2 I have heard many such things: miserable comforters are ye all.

Job 16:2Comments- Job senses Eliphaz's harsh reply.

Job 16:10 They have gaped upon me with their mouth; they have smitten me upon the cheek reproachfully; they have gathered themselves together against me.

Job 16:10 — "They have gaped upon me with their mouth" - Scripture References- Note the similar passages of the sufferings of Christ.

Psalm 22:13, "They gaped upon me with their mouths, as a ravening and a roaring lion."

Psalm 35:21, "Yea, they opened their mouth wide against me, and said, Aha, aha, our eye hath seen it."

Job 16:10 — "they have smitten me upon the cheek reproachfully" - Comments- Note the similar passages of the sufferings of Christ.

Isaiah 50:6, "I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair: I hid not my face from shame and spitting."

Matthew 26:67, "Then did they spit in his face, and buffeted him; and others smote him with the palms of their hands,"

Mark 14:65, "And some began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to buffet him, and to say unto him, Prophesy: and the servants did strike him with the palms of their hands."

Luke 22:63, "And the men that held Jesus mocked him, and smote him."

Acts 23:2, "And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him to smite him on the mouth."

 


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Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on Job 16:4". Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/ghe/job-16.html. 2013.

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