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Job 12

Overview

Job 12:1, Job maintains himself against his friends that reprove him; Job 12:7, He acknowledges the general doctrine of God’s omnipotence.

Verse 1

Reciprocal: Isaiah 27:1 - leviathan

Verse 2

ye are the people: Job 6:24, Job 6:25, Job 8:8-10, Job 11:2, Job 11:6, Job 11:12, Job 15:2, Job 17:4, Job 20:3, Job 32:7-13, Proverbs 28:11, Isaiah 5:21, 1 Corinthians 4:10, 1 Corinthians 6:5

Reciprocal: Exodus 4:10 - eloquent Job 5:27 - we have searched Job 6:13 - and is wisdom Job 15:8 - thou restrain Job 26:2 - How hast thou Job 32:13 - We 2 Corinthians 10:12 - we dare not

Verse 3

But I have: Job 13:2-5, Proverbs 26:4, 2 Corinthians 11:5, 2 Corinthians 11:21-23

understanding: Heb. an heart

I am not inferior to you: Heb. I fall not lower than you. who knoweth not such things as these. Heb. with whom are not such as these. Job 6:6, Job 6:7, Job 26:2, Job 26:3

Reciprocal: Job 6:13 - and is wisdom Job 11:12 - would Job 12:9 - Who Job 34:16 - General Job 37:19 - Teach Job 38:2 - General

Verse 4

one mocked: Job 11:3, Job 16:10, Job 17:2, Job 17:6, Job 21:3, Job 30:1, Psalms 22:7, Psalms 22:8, Psalms 35:16, Matthew 27:29, Hebrews 11:36

calleth: Job 16:20, Psalms 91:15, Jeremiah 33:3, Micah 7:7

the just: Proverbs 14:2, Mark 5:40, Luke 16:14, Acts 17:32

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:9 - just 1 Chronicles 4:10 - called 2 Chronicles 30:10 - they laughed Job 1:8 - upright Matthew 2:16 - when Luke 8:53 - laughed

Verse 5

ready: Deuteronomy 32:35, Psalms 17:5, Psalms 94:18, Jeremiah 13:16

a lamp: Job 18:5, Proverbs 13:9, Proverbs 20:20, Matthew 25:8

of him: Job 6:5, Job 16:4, Psalms 123:3, Psalms 123:4, Amos 6:1-6, Luke 12:19, Luke 16:19, Luke 16:20

Reciprocal: Job 16:20 - scorn me Job 21:3 - mock on Psalms 73:2 - steps Galatians 4:14 - ye

Verse 6

tabernacles: Job 9:24, Job 21:7-15, Psalms 17:14, Psalms 37:1, Psalms 37:35, Psalms 73:11, Psalms 73:12, Jeremiah 5:27

Reciprocal: Job 5:5 - the robber Job 15:5 - uttereth Job 15:13 - and lettest Job 15:34 - the tabernacles Job 22:18 - he filled Job 24:5 - the wilderness Job 34:36 - his answers Psalms 92:7 - workers Jeremiah 5:28 - yet Jeremiah 12:1 - Wherefore doth Daniel 8:12 - and it practiced Malachi 3:15 - yea Luke 12:16 - The ground Romans 8:20 - the creature

Verse 7

But ask: Job 21:29, Job 21:30, Proverbs 6:6, Isaiah 1:3, Jeremiah 8:7

Reciprocal: Job 8:10 - Shall not Job 18:3 - Wherefore Proverbs 30:24 - little

Verse 8

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:25 - General Job 8:10 - Shall not Job 18:3 - Wherefore Proverbs 6:6 - the ant

Verse 9

Who: Job 12:3, Acts 19:35

the hand: Job 22:18, Deuteronomy 8:17, Deuteronomy 8:18, 1 Samuel 2:7, Jeremiah 27:5, Jeremiah 27:6, Daniel 9:17, Daniel 5:18, Romans 11:36, James 2:5-7

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:1 - Thus Numbers 26:51 - General Job 13:1 - Lo Job 21:16 - Lo Psalms 17:14 - belly Isaiah 41:20 - General

Verse 10

whose hand: Numbers 16:22, Daniel 5:23, Acts 17:25, Acts 17:28

soul: or, life

the breath: Job 27:3, Job 34:14, Job 34:15, Genesis 2:7, Genesis 6:17, Psalms 104:29, Psalms 146:3, Psalms 146:4

mankind: Heb. flesh of man, John 3:6

Reciprocal: Numbers 26:51 - General Numbers 27:16 - the Lord 1 Kings 17:17 - that there was Job 12:15 - Behold Job 14:5 - his days Job 21:16 - Lo Psalms 90:3 - Thou Isaiah 42:5 - he that giveth Hebrews 12:9 - the Father

Verse 11

Doth: Job 34:3, 1 Corinthians 10:15, Philippians 1:10, *marg. Hebrews 5:14, 1 Peter 2:3

mouth: Heb. palate, Job 6:30

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 19:35 - can I discern Job 6:6 - taste Isaiah 11:3 - understanding

Verse 12

Job 8:8, Job 15:10, Job 32:7

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 12:6 - consulted 2 Chronicles 10:6 - took counsel Job 15:7 - the first Psalms 119:100 - understand Joel 1:2 - ye old Titus 2:2 - the

Verse 13

him: that is, God, Job 32:6-9

wisdom: Job 12:16, Job 9:4, Job 28:20-28, Job 36:5, Psalms 147:5, Proverbs 2:6, Proverbs 2:7, Jeremiah 10:12, Daniel 2:20, Luke 21:15, 1 Corinthians 1:24, Colossians 2:3, James 1:5

counsel: Proverbs 8:14, Isaiah 40:13, Isaiah 40:14, Isaiah 46:10, Romans 11:34, Ephesians 1:8, Ephesians 1:11

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 10:6 - took counsel Job 36:24 - magnify Job 37:23 - excellent Acts 4:28 - and

Verse 14

he breaketh: Job 9:12, Job 9:13, Job 11:10, Isaiah 14:23, Jeremiah 51:58, Jeremiah 51:64, Malachi 1:4

he shutteth: Job 16:11, 1 Samuel 17:46, 1 Samuel 24:18, 1 Samuel 26:8, *marg. Isaiah 22:22, Romans 11:32,*marg. Revelation 3:7

up: Heb. upon

Reciprocal: Numbers 26:51 - General 2 Chronicles 7:13 - If I shut up heaven Job 3:23 - hedged in Job 22:23 - built up Job 23:13 - who can Job 34:29 - who then can behold Psalms 88:8 - I am shut Ecclesiastes 7:13 - who Jeremiah 13:19 - shut Ezekiel 26:14 - be built Hosea 5:9 - Ephraim

Verse 15

Behold: Job 12:10, Genesis 8:1, Genesis 8:2, 1 Kings 8:35, 1 Kings 8:36, 1 Kings 17:1, Jeremiah 14:22, Nahum 1:4, Luke 4:25, James 5:17, James 5:18, Revelation 11:6

he sendeth: Genesis 6:13, Genesis 6:17, Genesis 7:11, Genesis 7:23, Psalms 104:7-9, Amos 5:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:19 - and all the high hills 2 Peter 3:6 - General

Verse 16

With: Job 12:13, Matthew 6:13

the deceived: 1 Kings 22:22, 1 Kings 22:23, Ezekiel 14:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:12 - feel Judges 8:12 - took 2 Samuel 15:31 - turn the counsel 1 Kings 20:28 - therefore will 1 Kings 22:20 - persuade 2 Chronicles 18:19 - Who shall entice 2 Chronicles 18:22 - the lord hath Job 5:12 - disappointeth Job 15:31 - not him Isaiah 19:14 - hath mingled Daniel 2:20 - for wisdom 2 Timothy 3:13 - being Revelation 13:14 - deceiveth

Verse 17

2 Samuel 15:31, 2 Samuel 17:14, 2 Samuel 17:23, Isaiah 19:12-14, Isaiah 29:14, 1 Corinthians 1:19, 1 Corinthians 1:20

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 20:32 - Thy servant Job 5:12 - disappointeth Isaiah 19:11 - the princes Daniel 9:12 - our judges

Verse 18

2 Chronicles 33:11-14, Jeremiah 52:31-34, Daniel 2:21, Revelation 19:16

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 20:32 - Thy servant Job 30:11 - loosed Isaiah 5:27 - neither Isaiah 45:5 - I girded thee Daniel 4:32 - until

Verse 19

Joshua 10:24, Joshua 10:42, 1 Samuel 17:45, 1 Samuel 17:46, Isaiah 37:36-38, Isaiah 45:1, Revelation 17:14, Revelation 19:19-21

Reciprocal: Judges 4:17 - fled Job 34:19 - princes Daniel 2:47 - a Lord 1 Corinthians 2:6 - of the

Verse 20

the speech of the trusty: Heb. the lip of the faithful, Proverbs 10:21, Proverbs 12:19, Proverbs 12:22

taketh: Job 12:24, Job 17:4, Job 32:9, Job 39:17, Isaiah 3:1-3

Reciprocal: Genesis 11:7 - confound Numbers 26:51 - General Job 15:10 - the grayheaded Jeremiah 8:8 - We 1 Corinthians 1:20 - hath

Verse 21

poureth: Exodus 8:2, Exodus 16:24, 1 Kings 21:23, 1 Kings 21:24, 2 Kings 9:26, 2 Kings 9:34-37, Psalms 107:40, Isaiah 23:9, Isaiah 24:21, Isaiah 24:22, Isaiah 37:38, Daniel 2:21, Daniel 2:22, Daniel 4:32, Daniel 4:33, Matthew 2:12, Matthew 2:13, Acts 12:23

weakeneth the strength of the mighty: or, looseth the girdle of the strong, Isaiah 5:27, Isaiah 11:5, Isaiah 22:21, Ephesians 6:10, Ephesians 6:14

Reciprocal: Job 30:11 - loosed Job 34:19 - princes Isaiah 23:10 - no more Isaiah 40:23 - General Isaiah 45:5 - I girded thee 1 Corinthians 2:6 - of the

Verse 22

discovereth: Job 11:6, Job 28:20-23, 2 Kings 6:12, Psalms 44:21, Psalms 139:12, Daniel 2:22, Matthew 10:26, 1 Corinthians 2:10, 1 Corinthians 4:5

bringeth: Job 3:5, Job 24:17, Job 34:22, Amos 5:8, Luke 1:79

Reciprocal: Job 28:3 - the stones Job 38:17 - the shadow Psalms 139:11 - even the night

Verse 23

increaseth: Exodus 1:7, Exodus 1:20, Psalms 107:38, Isaiah 9:3, Isaiah 26:15, Isaiah 27:6, Isaiah 51:2, Isaiah 60:22, Jeremiah 30:19, Jeremiah 33:22, Zechariah 10:8

straiteneth them again: Heb. leadeth in

Verse 24

He taketh: Job 12:20, Job 17:4, Isaiah 6:9, Isaiah 6:10, Isaiah 19:1, Daniel 4:16, Daniel 4:33, Hosea 7:11

and causeth: Psalms 107:4, Psalms 107:40

in a wilderness: Bethohoo, "in chaos," i.e., in a state of utter confusion; it is the same word which is employed in Genesis 1:2, to describe the chaotic state of the earth at the creation.

Reciprocal: 1 Corinthians 1:20 - hath

Verse 25

grope: Job 5:14, Genesis 19:11, Deuteronomy 28:29, Isaiah 59:10, Acts 13:11, 1 John 2:11

maketh: Psalms 107:27, Isaiah 19:14, Isaiah 24:20

stagger: Heb. wander

Reciprocal: Proverbs 4:19 - General

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 12". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-12.html.