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answered = replied. See note on Job 4:1 .
Eliphaz. See note on Job 2:11 . This is the second of his three addresses.
Should . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
vain = empty. i.e. windy science.
wind. Hebrew. ruach. App-9 .
fear = reverence.
GOD. Hebrew El. App-4 .
iniquity. Hebrew. 'avah, App-44 .
Art. ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
made = brought forth.
Hast . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
heard = overheard.
secret. Hebrew. sod = secret counsellings, used of two or more in council. GOD. Hebrew Eloah. App-4 . secret = concealed. Hebrew. la'at. Rendered by Theodotion (R. Sept.), musterion (= secret); Aquila (R. Sept.), aporrheta (= forbidden); Symmachus (R. Sept.), homilia (= intercourse).
Why . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
spirit. Hebrew. ruach. App-9 .
man = a mortal. Hebrew. 'enosh. App-14 . See note on Job 14:1 .
clean = pure.
trust = faith. Hebrew. 'aman. Compare Job 15:31 . App-69 .
saints = holy ones. Here = angels. Compare Job 4:18 .
sight = eyes.
wicked man = lawless one. Hebrew. rasha'. App-44 . From Job 15:20 to Job 15:35 Eliphaz repeats what he had heard from tradition.
travaileth = "he travaileth".
waited for of the sword = destined to the power of the sword.
THE ALMIGHTY. Hebrew El Shaddai. App-4 .
collops = lumps, or slices.
shall he prolong the perfection thereof. The Septuagint reads "shall their shadow stretch along upon the ground".
breath. Hebrew. Ruach.
congregation = assembly.
tabernacles = tents.
mischief. Hebrew. 'amal. App-44 .
belly. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Subject), App-6 , for the thoughts produced by emotion.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Job 15". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19