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Job 18

Overview

Job 18:1, Bildad reproves Job for presumption and impatience; Job 18:5, The calamities of the wicked.

Verse 1

Bildad: Job 2:11, Job 8:1, Job 25:1, Job 42:7-9

Verse 2

How long: Job 8:2, Job 11:2, Job 13:5, Job 13:6, Job 16:2, Job 16:3

mark: Job 3:5, Job 3:6, Job 3:17, Job 21:2, Job 33:1, Proverbs 18:13, James 1:19

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 2:26 - how long Job 19:2 - How long Job 33:31 - General

Verse 3

Wherefore: Job 12:7, Job 12:8, Job 17:4, Job 17:10, Psalms 73:22, Ecclesiastes 3:18, Romans 12:10

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 25:3 - vile unto thee

Verse 4

teareth: Job 5:2, Job 13:14, Job 16:9, Jonah 4:9, Mark 9:18, Luke 9:39

himself: Heb. his soul

shall the: Job 40:8, Ezekiel 9:9

the rock: Job 14:18, Isaiah 54:10, Matthew 24:35

Reciprocal: Esther 5:13 - Yet all this Job 19:3 - ye reproached Job 34:33 - Should Psalms 37:8 - Cease

Verse 5

the light: Job 20:5, Proverbs 4:19, Proverbs 13:9, Proverbs 20:20, Proverbs 24:20

spark: Isaiah 50:11

Reciprocal: Esther 7:6 - was afraid Job 12:5 - a lamp Job 13:4 - ye are forgers Job 15:23 - the day Job 15:30 - depart Job 20:26 - darkness Job 21:17 - oft Job 38:15 - from Ecclesiastes 8:13 - it shall Isaiah 57:20 - like Ezekiel 32:7 - put thee out Hosea 9:11 - their Matthew 25:8 - for

Verse 6

candle: or, lamp, Job 21:17, Psalms 18:28, Revelation 18:23

Reciprocal: Job 5:24 - thou shalt know Job 15:23 - the day Job 15:30 - depart Job 20:5 - the triumphing Job 20:26 - darkness Job 22:11 - darkness Job 23:17 - the darkness from Job 29:3 - candle Job 30:26 - light Proverbs 4:19 - General Proverbs 13:9 - lamp Proverbs 20:20 - his Proverbs 24:20 - candle Ezekiel 32:7 - put thee out

Verse 7

steps: Job 20:22, Job 36:16, Psalms 18:36, Proverbs 4:12

his own: Job 5:12, Job 5:13, 2 Samuel 15:31, 2 Samuel 17:14, Psalms 33:10, Proverbs 1:30-32, Hosea 10:6, 1 Corinthians 3:19

Reciprocal: Judges 4:17 - fled 2 Kings 6:11 - Therefore Proverbs 29:6 - the transgression

Verse 8

he is cast: Job 22:10, Esther 3:9, Esther 6:13, Esther 7:5, Esther 7:10, Psalms 9:15, Psalms 35:8, Proverbs 5:22, Proverbs 29:6, Ezekiel 32:3, 1 Timothy 3:7, 1 Timothy 6:9, 2 Timothy 2:26

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 18:9 - taken up Job 19:6 - compassed Psalms 35:7 - hid Proverbs 4:12 - thou goest Proverbs 22:5 - Thorns Ecclesiastes 9:12 - the sons Isaiah 24:18 - he who fleeth Lamentations 1:13 - he hath spread

Verse 9

The gin: Isaiah 8:14, Isaiah 8:15

robber: Job 1:15, Job 1:17, Job 5:5

Reciprocal: Psalms 109:11 - extortioner

Verse 10

snare: Psalms 11:6, Ezekiel 12:13, Romans 11:9

laid: Heb. hidden

Verse 11

Terrors: Job 6:4, Job 15:21, Job 20:25, Psalms 73:19, Jeremiah 6:25, Jeremiah 20:3, Jeremiah 20:4, Jeremiah 46:5, Jeremiah 49:29, 2 Corinthians 5:11, Revelation 6:15, Revelation 6:16

drive him: Heb. scatter him

to his feet: Leviticus 26:36, 2 Kings 7:6, 2 Kings 7:7, Psalms 53:5, Proverbs 28:1

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:16 - terror 1 Samuel 14:15 - there was trembling 1 Samuel 28:5 - he was afraid Job 21:9 - safe from fear Job 27:20 - Terrors Isaiah 33:14 - sinners Daniel 5:9 - greatly Luke 9:7 - Herod 2 Corinthians 7:5 - troubled Hebrews 2:15 - through

Verse 12

hungerbitten: Job 15:23, Job 15:24, 1 Samuel 2:5, 1 Samuel 2:36, Psalms 34:10, Psalms 109:10

destruction: Psalms 7:12-14, 1 Thessalonians 5:3, 2 Peter 2:3

Reciprocal: Job 18:15 - dwell Luke 9:7 - Herod

Verse 13

strength: Heb. bars, Job 17:16, Jonah 2:6

the firstborn: Genesis 49:3, Isaiah 14:30, Revelation 6:8

Reciprocal: Job 18:15 - dwell 1 Corinthians 15:55 - is thy victory

Verse 14

confidence: Job 8:14, Job 11:20, Psalms 112:10, Proverbs 10:28, Matthew 7:26, Matthew 7:27

the king: Job 24:17, Job 41:34, Psalms 55:4, Proverbs 14:32, 1 Corinthians 15:55, 1 Corinthians 15:56, Hebrews 2:15

Reciprocal: Job 8:13 - the hypocrite's Job 8:15 - it shall not stand Job 17:16 - the bars of the pit Job 18:21 - such are Psalms 52:5 - pluck Proverbs 14:11 - house Proverbs 21:12 - wisely

Verse 15

dwell: Job 18:12, Job 18:13, Zechariah 5:4

because: Job 20:18-21, Job 31:38, Job 31:39, Jeremiah 22:13, Habakkuk 2:6-11

brimstone: Genesis 19:24, Deuteronomy 29:23, Psalms 11:6, Isaiah 34:9, Isaiah 34:10, Revelation 19:20, Revelation 21:8

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:24 - make the rain Job 5:24 - thou shalt know Job 15:28 - desolate Job 20:19 - he hath violently Job 22:23 - thou shalt Proverbs 12:7 - wicked Proverbs 14:11 - house Jeremiah 49:18 - no man Ezekiel 16:50 - therefore Revelation 14:10 - be

Verse 16

roots: Job 29:19, Isaiah 5:24, Hosea 9:16, Amos 2:9, Malachi 4:1

shall his branch: Job 5:3, Job 5:4, Job 15:30

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:18 - the fruit of thy body 2 Samuel 14:27 - born 2 Samuel 18:18 - I have no son Job 8:4 - he have cast Job 8:17 - roots Job 15:32 - and his branch Job 24:20 - wickedness Psalms 21:10 - General Proverbs 2:22 - the wicked Isaiah 14:20 - the seed Isaiah 14:22 - the name Isaiah 40:24 - they shall not be planted Hosea 13:15 - his spring Mark 11:20 - General

Verse 17

Job 13:12, Psalms 34:16, Psalms 83:4, Psalms 109:13, Proverbs 2:22, Proverbs 10:7

Reciprocal: Exodus 17:14 - the remembrance 2 Samuel 18:18 - I have no son Job 4:20 - without Job 15:32 - and his branch Job 24:20 - wickedness Psalms 41:5 - his name Psalms 109:15 - cut off Mark 11:20 - General

Verse 18

He shall be driven: Heb. They shall drive him, Job 3:20, Job 10:22, Job 11:14, Isaiah 8:21, Isaiah 8:22, Jude 1:13

chased: Job 20:8, Proverbs 14:32, Isaiah 17:13, Isaiah 17:14, Daniel 4:33, Daniel 5:21

Reciprocal: Esther 9:10 - ten sons Job 15:23 - the day Job 15:30 - depart Job 20:27 - earth Job 21:17 - oft Job 22:11 - darkness Job 23:17 - the darkness from Job 30:26 - light Job 38:15 - from Psalms 58:9 - as Proverbs 4:19 - General Proverbs 20:20 - his Ecclesiastes 11:8 - yet Jeremiah 23:12 - in the Lamentations 3:2 - brought Hosea 9:11 - their

Verse 19

neither: Job 1:19, Job 8:4, Job 42:13-16, Psalms 109:13, Isaiah 14:21, Isaiah 14:22, Jeremiah 22:30

nor any: Job 20:26-28, Isaiah 5:8, Isaiah 5:9

Reciprocal: Leviticus 20:20 - childless 2 Kings 10:11 - he left Esther 9:10 - ten sons Job 20:21 - none of his meat be left Job 21:8 - General Job 31:8 - let my Psalms 37:28 - but Isaiah 14:20 - the seed Hosea 9:11 - their 1 Timothy 5:4 - nephews

Verse 20

astonied: Deuteronomy 29:23, Deuteronomy 29:24, 1 Kings 9:8, Jeremiah 18:16

his day: Psalms 37:13, Psalms 137:7, Ezekiel 21:25, Obadiah 1:11-15, Luke 19:42, Luke 19:44

went: or, lived with him

were affrighted: Heb. laid hold on horror, Job 2:12, Job 2:13, Job 19:13-19

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 21:29 - whose

Verse 21

such are: Job 18:14-16

knoweth: Job 21:14, Exodus 5:2, Judges 2:10, 1 Samuel 2:12, 1 Chronicles 28:9, Psalms 79:6, Jeremiah 9:3, Jeremiah 10:25, Romans 1:28, 1 Thessalonians 4:5, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, Titus 1:16

Reciprocal: Job 5:24 - thou shalt know Job 20:29 - the portion Proverbs 14:11 - house

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 18". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-18.html.