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Job 16

Overview

Job 16:1, Job reproves his friends for unmercifulness; Job 16:17, He maintains his innocency.

Verse 2

heard: Job 6:6, Job 6:25, Job 11:2, Job 11:3, Job 13:5, Job 19:2, Job 19:3, Job 26:2, Job 26:3, James 1:19

miserable: or, troublesome, Job 13:4, Psalms 69:26, Philippians 1:16

Reciprocal: Esther 6:13 - but shalt surely Job 2:11 - to comfort Job 15:3 - he reason Job 18:2 - How long Job 21:2 - let this be Job 21:34 - comfort Psalms 69:20 - comforters Psalms 108:12 - for vain Matthew 27:4 - see

Verse 3

vain words: Heb. words of wind, Job 6:26, Job 8:2, Job 15:2

what emboldeneth: Job 20:3, Job 32:3-6, Matthew 22:46, Titus 1:11, Titus 2:8

Reciprocal: Exodus 5:9 - vain words Job 6:25 - what doth Job 11:2 - the multitude Job 13:5 - General Job 15:3 - he reason Job 18:2 - How long Job 27:12 - altogether Romans 9:20 - repliest

Verse 4

if your soul: Job 6:2-5, Job 6:14, Matthew 7:12, Romans 12:15, 1 Corinthians 12:26

up words: Job 11:2, Job 35:16, Proverbs 10:19, Ecclesiastes 10:14

shake mine: 2 Kings 19:21, Psalms 22:7, Psalms 44:14, Psalms 109:25, Jeremiah 18:16, Lamentations 2:15, Matthew 27:39, Matthew 27:40

Reciprocal: Job 6:25 - what doth Job 12:5 - of him Job 16:20 - scorn me Job 26:2 - helped Psalms 123:4 - with the scorning Ecclesiastes 4:1 - they had Isaiah 37:22 - shaken Philippians 1:16 - supposing

Verse 5

But I would: Job 4:3, Job 4:4, Job 6:14, Job 29:25, Psalms 27:14, Proverbs 27:9, Proverbs 27:17, Isaiah 35:3, Isaiah 35:4, Galatians 6:1

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 23:16 - strengthened Job 6:25 - forcible Job 26:2 - helped Job 36:17 - fulfilled Job 42:11 - they bemoaned Ecclesiastes 10:12 - words Daniel 10:18 - he Revelation 3:2 - strengthen

Verse 6

my grief: Job 10:1, Psalms 77:1-9, Psalms 88:15-18

what am I eased: Heb. what goeth from me

Reciprocal: Job 7:11 - I will not

Verse 7

he hath: Job 3:17, Job 7:3, Job 7:16, Job 10:1, Psalms 6:6, Psalms 6:7, Proverbs 3:11, Proverbs 3:12, Isaiah 50:4, Micah 6:13

hast made: Job 1:15-19, Job 29:5-25

Reciprocal: Job 37:23 - he will Lamentations 3:11 - he hath made

Verse 8

And thou hast: etc. Some render, "thou has fettered me," as kamat signifies in Arabic; but as it signifies in Syriac to be wrinkled, the common version seems, from the connexion, to be more correct; and if Job's disease were the elephantiasis, these words would apply most forcibly to the wrinkled state of the skin in that disorder.

is a witness: Job 10:17, Ruth 1:21, Ephesians 5:27

my leanness: Psalms 106:15, Isaiah 10:16, Isaiah 24:16

Reciprocal: Lamentations 3:4 - My flesh James 5:3 - a witness

Verse 9

teareth me: Job 10:16, Job 10:17, Job 18:4, Psalms 50:22, Lamentations 3:10, Hosea 5:14

he gnasheth: Psalms 35:16, Psalms 37:12, Lamentations 2:16

mine: Job 13:24, Job 13:27, Job 19:11, Micah 7:8

Reciprocal: Job 30:21 - become cruel Job 33:10 - he counteth Psalms 18:17 - them Psalms 35:15 - they Isaiah 57:4 - draw Jeremiah 30:14 - I Lamentations 3:4 - My flesh Mark 9:18 - gnasheth Luke 22:63 - mocked Acts 7:54 - they gnashed

Verse 10

gaped: Psalms 22:13, Psalms 22:16, Psalms 22:17, Psalms 35:21, Luke 23:35, Luke 23:36

they have smitten: 1 Kings 22:24, 2 Chronicles 18:23, Isaiah 50:6, Lamentations 3:30, Micah 5:1, Matthew 26:67, John 18:22, Acts 23:2, 2 Corinthians 11:20

gathered: Psalms 35:15, Psalms 94:21, Acts 4:27

Reciprocal: Job 12:4 - one mocked Job 21:3 - mock on Psalms 3:7 - thou Psalms 22:7 - shoot out Isaiah 57:4 - draw Lamentations 2:16 - thine Matthew 5:39 - whosoever Luke 22:63 - mocked

Verse 11

delivered me: Heb. shut me up, 1 Samuel 24:18, *marg. Psalms 31:8, Romans 11:32, *marg.

to the ungodly: Job 1:13-19, Job 2:7, Psalms 7:14, John 19:16, 2 Corinthians 12:7

turned: Psalms 27:12

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:30 - shut them Job 10:17 - war Job 12:14 - he shutteth Job 19:6 - God Job 19:12 - His Job 20:22 - every hand Job 40:2 - he that reproveth Jeremiah 45:3 - added

Verse 12

at ease: Job 1:2, Job 1:3, Job 3:26, Job 29:3, Job 29:18, Job 29:19

broken me: Job 4:10, Psalms 44:19, Lamentations 3:4, Matthew 21:44

by my neck: Job 15:26, Romans 16:4

shaken: Lamentations 3:11, Ezekiel 29:7

set me up: Job 7:12, Job 7:20, Lamentations 3:12

Reciprocal: Job 6:4 - the arrows Psalms 21:12 - make Psalms 88:17 - They Isaiah 30:32 - shaking Isaiah 38:13 - as a lion Lamentations 2:4 - bent

Verse 13

archers: Job 6:4, Genesis 49:23, Psalms 7:12, Psalms 7:13

he cleaveth: Job 19:27, Lamentations 3:13

doth: Job 6:10, Deuteronomy 29:20, Ezekiel 5:11, Romans 8:32, 2 Peter 2:5

poureth: Job 20:25, Lamentations 2:11

Reciprocal: Job 19:22 - persecute Job 34:6 - wound Psalms 21:12 - make Psalms 73:21 - in my Psalms 88:17 - They Lamentations 3:11 - pulled Lamentations 3:12 - bent

Verse 14

breaketh: Lamentations 3:3-5

runneth: Judges 15:8, Psalms 42:7

Reciprocal: Job 1:18 - there came Job 9:17 - For he Job 19:22 - persecute Jeremiah 17:18 - destroy them with double destruction

Verse 15

sewed: 1 Kings 21:27, Isaiah 22:12

defiled my horn: Job 30:19, 1 Samuel 2:10, Psalms 7:5, Psalms 75:5, Psalms 75:10

Reciprocal: Isaiah 3:24 - a girding Lamentations 2:3 - the horn Revelation 11:3 - clothed

Verse 16

face: Psalms 6:6, Psalms 6:7, Psalms 31:9, Psalms 32:3, Psalms 69:3, Psalms 102:3-5, Psalms 102:9, Isaiah 52:14, Lamentations 1:16

on my eyelids: Job 17:7, Psalms 116:3, Jonah 2:1-10, Mark 14:34

Reciprocal: Job 3:5 - the shadow

Verse 17

Not for: Job 11:14, Job 15:20, Job 15:34, Job 21:27, Job 21:28, Job 22:5-9, Job 27:6, Job 27:7, Job 29:12-17, Job 31:1-40, Psalms 7:3-5, Psalms 44:17-21

my prayer: Job 8:5, Job 8:6, Psalms 66:18, Psalms 66:19, Proverbs 15:8, 1 Timothy 2:8

Reciprocal: Job 4:6 - the uprightness Job 9:17 - without cause Job 13:15 - but I will Job 19:7 - I cry Job 33:9 - clean Job 34:5 - I Job 35:2 - My James 4:8 - Cleanse

Verse 18

O earth: Jeremiah 22:29

cover not: Genesis 4:11, Nehemiah 4:5, Isaiah 26:21, Ezekiel 24:7

let my cry: Job 27:9, Psalms 66:18, Psalms 66:19, Isaiah 1:15, Isaiah 58:9, Isaiah 58:10, James 4:3, James 4:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:10 - crieth Genesis 37:26 - conceal Leviticus 17:13 - pour out Job 20:27 - earth

Verse 19

my witness: 1 Samuel 12:5, Romans 1:9, Romans 9:1, 2 Corinthians 1:23, 2 Corinthians 11:31, 1 Thessalonians 2:10

on high: Heb. in the high places, Job 25:2, Psalms 113:5

Reciprocal: Acts 20:26 - I take

Verse 20

scorn me: Heb. are my scorners, Job 16:4, Job 12:4, Job 12:5, Job 17:2

poureth: Psalms 109:4, Psalms 142:2, Hosea 12:4, Hosea 12:5, Luke 6:11, Luke 6:12, Hebrews 5:7

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 7:6 - drew water Job 2:11 - friends Job 21:3 - mock on Psalms 6:6 - I water Psalms 39:12 - hold Psalms 56:8 - put Psalms 88:9 - Mine Psalms 119:22 - Remove

Verse 21

plead: Job 9:34, Job 9:35, Job 13:3, Job 13:22, Job 23:3-7, Job 31:35, Job 40:1-5, Ecclesiastes 6:10, Isaiah 45:9, Romans 9:20

neighbour: or, friend

Reciprocal: Exodus 33:11 - his friend Job 13:15 - but I will Job 13:18 - I have ordered Job 19:7 - no judgment Job 22:4 - will he enter Job 34:23 - that he Job 40:4 - what Psalms 32:4 - hand Isaiah 43:26 - Put James 2:23 - the Friend

Verse 22

a few years: Heb. years of number, Job 14:5, Job 14:14

whence: Job 7:9, Job 7:10, Job 14:10, Ecclesiastes 12:5

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 2:2 - I go Job 4:20 - they perish Job 7:6 - swifter

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 16". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-16.html.