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Bible Commentaries

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". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/job-10.html. 1909-1922.