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Job 26

Overview

Job 26:1, Job, reproving the uncharitable spirit of Bildad, Job 26:5, acknowledges the power of God to be infinite and unsearchable.

Verse 1

Reciprocal: Job 15:3 - he reason

Verse 2

How hast thou: Bildad had produced no argument to refute Job's doctrine; and therefore Job ironically admires the assistance which Bildad had given to his friends in their extremity, and the instruction he had afforded him in his perplexity. Job 12:2, 1 Kings 18:27

helped: Job 4:3, Job 4:4, Job 6:25, Job 16:4, Job 16:5, Isaiah 35:3, Isaiah 35:4, Isaiah 40:14, Isaiah 41:5-7

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 28:20 - sore afraid Job 12:3 - I am not inferior to you Job 16:2 - heard Job 27:12 - altogether Job 32:3 - because

Verse 3

counselled: Job 6:13, Job 12:3, Job 13:5, Job 15:8-10, Job 17:10, Job 32:11-13

plentifully: Job 33:3, Job 33:33, Job 38:2, Psalms 49:1-4, Psalms 71:15-18, Proverbs 8:6-9, Acts 20:20, Acts 20:27

Reciprocal: Job 15:9 - knowest Job 16:2 - heard

Verse 4

whose spirit: Job 20:3, Job 32:18, 1 Kings 22:23, 1 Kings 22:24, Ecclesiastes 12:7, 1 Corinthians 12:3, 1 John 4:1-3, Revelation 16:13, Revelation 16:14

Reciprocal: Job 15:9 - knowest Luke 9:55 - Ye know

Verse 5

Dead things: Or, "The giants rephaim are in anguish under the waters and their inhabitants;" probably in allusion to the destruction of the earth by the deluge. Job 41:1-34, Genesis 6:4, Psalms 104:25, Psalms 104:26, Ezekiel 29:3-5

and: or, with

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:21 - great Job 5:9 - marvellous Job 25:2 - Dominion Job 36:24 - magnify Job 38:16 - walked Ecclesiastes 11:5 - even Jeremiah 27:5 - made

Verse 6

Hell: Job 11:8, Psalms 139:8, Psalms 139:11, Proverbs 15:11, Isaiah 14:9, Amos 9:2, Hebrews 4:13

destruction: Job 28:22, Psalms 88:10

Reciprocal: Job 37:14 - consider Job 38:16 - walked Psalms 88:11 - in destruction Psalms 139:12 - the darkness Daniel 2:22 - he knoweth

Verse 7

Job 9:8, Genesis 1:1, Genesis 1:2, Psalms 24:2, Psalms 104:2-5, Proverbs 8:23-27, Isaiah 40:22, Isaiah 40:26, Isaiah 42:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:6 - Let there Genesis 1:9 - General Job 38:6 - Whereupon Psalms 78:69 - earth Psalms 89:12 - north Psalms 104:5 - Who laid the foundations of the earth Psalms 136:6 - General Isaiah 44:24 - I am Jeremiah 10:12 - stretched Zechariah 12:1 - which

Verse 8

bindeth up: Job 36:29, Job 38:9, Job 38:37, Genesis 1:6, Genesis 1:7, Psalms 135:7, Proverbs 30:4, Jeremiah 10:13

thick clouds: Job 37:11-16, Psalms 18:10, Psalms 18:11

and the cloud: Isaiah 5:6

Reciprocal: Job 28:11 - bindeth Job 37:16 - the balancings Psalms 147:8 - covereth

Verse 9

Exodus 20:21, Exodus 33:20-23, Exodus 34:3, 1 Kings 8:12, Psalms 97:2, Habakkuk 3:3-5, 1 Timothy 6:16

Reciprocal: Job 36:32 - General Job 37:21 - General Psalms 147:8 - covereth

Verse 10

compassed: Job 38:8-11, Psalms 33:7, Psalms 104:6-9, Proverbs 8:29, Jeremiah 5:22

until: Genesis 8:22, Isaiah 54:9, Isaiah 54:10

day and night come to an end: Heb. end of light with darkness

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:9 - General Job 38:10 - brake up for it my decreed place Psalms 104:9 - hast set

Verse 11

pillars: 1 Samuel 2:8, Psalms 18:7, Haggai 2:21, Hebrews 12:26, Hebrews 12:27, 2 Peter 3:10, Revelation 20:11

are astonished: Job 15:15

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 22:8 - foundations Job 9:6 - the pillars Psalms 29:4 - powerful Psalms 114:7 - Tremble

Verse 12

divideth: Exodus 14:21-31, Psalms 29:10, Psalms 74:13, Psalms 93:3, Psalms 93:4, Psalms 114:2-7, Isaiah 51:15, Jeremiah 31:35

he smiteth: Job 40:11, Job 40:12, Isaiah 2:12, Daniel 4:37, James 4:6

the proud: Heb. pride, Psalms 89:9, Psalms 89:10, Isaiah 51:9

Reciprocal: Job 9:10 - great things Job 9:13 - the proud helpers Job 36:5 - mighty Job 41:34 - he is Psalms 111:2 - works

Verse 13

his spirit: Genesis 1:2, Psalms 33:6, Psalms 33:7, Psalms 104:30

the crooked serpent: Psalms 74:13, Psalms 74:14, Isaiah 27:1, Revelation 12:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:1 - God Genesis 1:6 - Let there Genesis 1:25 - General Job 40:19 - the chief

Verse 14

how little: Job 11:7-9, Psalms 139:6, Psalms 145:3, Isaiah 40:26-29, Romans 11:33, 1 Corinthians 13:9-12

the thunder: Job 40:9, 1 Samuel 2:10, Psalms 29:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:2 - Spirit Exodus 33:23 - thou shalt Job 33:12 - God Job 36:26 - we Job 37:5 - great Job 37:19 - we Job 37:23 - we Psalms 40:5 - Many Psalms 106:2 - utter Habakkuk 3:4 - the hiding John 21:25 - there

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 26". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-26.html.