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Job 6

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Introduction

Overview

Job 6:1, Job shews that his complaints are not causeless; Job 6:8, He wishes for death, wherein he is assured of comfort; Job 6:14, He reproves his friends of unkindness.

Verse 1

answered: Job 4:1

Verse 2

thoroughly: Job 4:5, Job 23:2

laid: Heb. lifted up

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 1:16 - out of Job 1:18 - there came Job 3:10 - hid Job 10:1 - I will speak Job 15:24 - anguish Job 16:4 - if your soul Psalms 88:3 - soul Proverbs 14:10 - heart Matthew 26:38 - My

Verse 3

heavier: Proverbs 27:3, Matthew 11:28

my words are swallowed up: that is, I want words to express my grief, Job 37:19, Job 37:20, Psalms 40:5, Psalms 77:4

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 1:16 - out of Job 1:18 - there came Job 3:10 - hid Psalms 21:9 - the Lord

Verse 4

the arrows: Job 16:12-14, Deuteronomy 32:23, Deuteronomy 32:42, Psalms 7:13, Psalms 18:14, Psalms 21:12, Psalms 38:2, Psalms 45:5, Lamentations 3:12, Lamentations 3:13

drinketh up: Deuteronomy 32:24, Psalms 143:7, Proverbs 18:14, Mark 14:33, Mark 14:34, Mark 15:34

the terrors: Job 9:17, Job 30:15, Job 31:23, Psalms 88:15, Psalms 88:16, 2 Corinthians 5:11

Reciprocal: Ruth 1:20 - dealt Job 6:26 - one that Job 7:20 - why hast Job 16:13 - archers Job 18:11 - Terrors Job 19:21 - the hand Job 20:25 - terrors Job 22:10 - sudden Job 32:13 - God Job 34:6 - wound Psalms 55:5 - Fearfulness Psalms 64:7 - God Psalms 77:3 - I remembered Psalms 88:7 - Thy wrath Psalms 91:5 - nor Psalms 102:4 - heart Psalms 109:22 - and my Lamentations 2:4 - bent

Verse 5

when he hath grass: Heb. at grass, Psalms 104:14

loweth: Psalms 42:1, Jeremiah 14:6, Joel 1:18-20

Reciprocal: Job 11:12 - a wild Job 12:5 - of him Job 30:7 - brayed Job 39:5 - the wild

Verse 6

that which: Job 6:25, Job 16:2, Leviticus 2:13, Luke 14:34, Colossians 4:6

taste: Job 6:30, Job 12:11, Job 34:3, Psalms 119:103, Hebrews 6:4, Hebrews 6:5

Reciprocal: Job 12:3 - I am not inferior to you Mark 9:50 - is good

Verse 7

as my sorrowful meat: 1 Kings 17:12, 1 Kings 22:27, Psalms 102:9, Ezekiel 4:14, Ezekiel 4:16, Ezekiel 12:18, Ezekiel 12:19, Daniel 10:3

Reciprocal: Job 12:3 - I am not inferior to you Psalms 80:5 - General Proverbs 27:7 - to

Verse 8

the thing that I long for: Heb. my expectation, Job 6:11-13, Job 17:14-16, Psalms 119:81

Reciprocal: Numbers 11:15 - kill me Job 10:1 - My soul Jonah 4:3 - take

Verse 9

that it would: Job 3:20-22, Job 7:15, Job 7:16, Job 14:13, Numbers 11:14, Numbers 11:15, 1 Kings 19:4, Jonah 4:3, Jonah 4:8, Revelation 9:6

that he would: Job 19:21, Psalms 32:4, Isaiah 48:10-13

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 14:13 - before the Lord Job 6:26 - one that Job 8:2 - the words Job 10:1 - My soul Job 13:13 - and let come Job 23:17 - cut off Job 30:21 - thy strong hand Job 36:20 - Desire Psalms 88:5 - cut

Verse 10

Then: Job 3:22, Job 21:33

I would: Job 9:4

let him not: Deuteronomy 29:20, Romans 8:32, 2 Peter 2:4, 2 Peter 2:5

have not concealed: Job 23:12, Psalms 37:30, Psalms 40:9, Psalms 40:10, Psalms 71:17, Psalms 71:18, Psalms 119:13, Acts 20:20, Acts 20:27

the Holy One: Leviticus 19:2, 1 Samuel 2:2, Isaiah 30:11, Isaiah 30:12, Isaiah 57:15, Hosea 11:9, Habakkuk 1:12, Habakkuk 3:3, Revelation 3:7, Revelation 4:8

Reciprocal: Job 11:4 - For thou Job 13:13 - and let come Job 16:13 - doth Job 27:11 - teach

Verse 11

What: Job 7:5-7, Job 10:20, Job 13:25, Job 13:28, Job 17:1, Job 17:14-16, Psalms 39:5, Psalms 90:5-10, Psalms 102:23, Psalms 103:14-16

Reciprocal: Job 6:8 - the thing that I long for Job 7:6 - without hope Job 11:18 - because Job 15:22 - He believeth not Job 17:15 - my hope Job 19:10 - mine hope Isaiah 38:10 - General Lamentations 3:18 - General

Verse 12

of brass: Heb. brasen, Job 40:18, Job 41:24

Reciprocal: Exodus 38:2 - brass

Verse 13

Is not my: Job 19:28, 2 Corinthians 1:12, Galatians 6:4

and is wisdom: Job 12:2, Job 12:3, Job 13:2

Reciprocal: Job 26:3 - counselled

Verse 14

To him: Job 4:3, Job 4:4, Job 16:5, Job 19:21, Proverbs 17:17, Romans 12:15, 1 Corinthians 12:26, 2 Corinthians 11:29, Galatians 6:2, Hebrews 13:3

is afflicted: Heb. melteth

he forsaketh: Genesis 20:11, Psalms 36:1-3, Luke 23:40

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 1:6 - adversary 1 Samuel 1:8 - why weepest Job 2:11 - friends Job 15:4 - castest off Job 16:4 - if your soul Job 19:19 - they whom Proverbs 25:19 - General Micah 7:5 - ye not in Luke 10:31 - he passed Philippians 1:16 - supposing 2 Peter 2:17 - are wells

Verse 15

My brethren: Job 19:19, Psalms 38:11, Psalms 41:9, Psalms 55:12-14, Psalms 88:18, Jeremiah 9:4, Jeremiah 9:5, Jeremiah 30:14, Micah 7:5, Micah 7:6, John 13:18, John 16:32

as the stream: Jeremiah 15:18, Jude 1:12

Reciprocal: Exodus 21:8 - seeing Job 6:21 - ye are nothing Job 11:16 - as waters Job 14:11 - the flood Job 24:19 - Drought Proverbs 19:4 - the poor Proverbs 19:22 - and Isaiah 58:11 - fail Jeremiah 12:6 - thy brethren Lamentations 1:2 - all her friends Matthew 26:31 - and the

Verse 16

Reciprocal: Job 38:22 - General Job 38:29 - General Psalms 147:18 - General

Verse 17

vanish: Heb. are cut off

when it is hot they are consumed: Heb. in the heat thereof they are extinguished. 1 Kings 17:1

Reciprocal: Job 37:17 - he Psalms 147:18 - General Daniel 2:35 - no place

Verse 18

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 10:24 - lest

Verse 19

Tema: Genesis 25:15, Isaiah 21:14, Jeremiah 25:23

Sheba: Genesis 10:7, Genesis 25:3, 1 Kings 10:1, Psalms 72:10, Ezekiel 27:22, Ezekiel 27:23

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 1:32 - Sheba Job 2:11 - Temanite Isaiah 21:15 - from the swords Jeremiah 49:20 - Teman

Verse 20

confounded: Jeremiah 14:3, Jeremiah 14:4, Jeremiah 17:13, Romans 5:5, Romans 9:33

Reciprocal: Isaiah 20:6 - whither Isaiah 21:15 - from the swords Jeremiah 49:20 - Teman

Verse 21

ye are nothing: or, ye are like to them, Heb. to it, Job 6:15, Job 13:4, Psalms 62:9, Isaiah 2:22, Jeremiah 17:5, Jeremiah 17:6

nothing: Heb. not

ye see: Job 2:11-13, Psalms 38:11, Proverbs 19:7, Jeremiah 51:9, Matthew 26:31, Matthew 26:56, 2 Timothy 4:16, Revelation 18:9, Revelation 18:10, Revelation 18:17, Revelation 18:18

Reciprocal: Job 19:13 - estranged Psalms 31:11 - a fear Proverbs 14:20 - poor Proverbs 27:10 - neither

Verse 22

Bring unto me: Job 42:11, 1 Samuel 12:3, Acts 20:33

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:5 - have oxen Psalms 106:10 - redeemed

Verse 23

Redeem: Job 5:20, Leviticus 25:48, Nehemiah 5:8, Psalms 49:7, Psalms 49:8, Psalms 49:15, Psalms 107:2, Jeremiah 15:21

Reciprocal: Job 42:11 - every man Psalms 69:18 - redeem Psalms 106:10 - redeemed

Verse 24

Teach me: Job 5:27, Job 32:11, Job 32:15, Job 32:16, Job 33:1, Job 33:31-33, Job 34:32, Psalms 32:8, Proverbs 9:9, Proverbs 25:12, James 1:19

I will: Psalms 39:1, Psalms 39:2, James 3:2

cause me: Job 10:2, Psalms 19:12

Reciprocal: Job 12:2 - ye are the people

Verse 25

forcible: Job 4:4, Job 16:5, Proverbs 12:18, Proverbs 16:21-24, Proverbs 18:21, Proverbs 25:11, Ecclesiastes 12:10, Ecclesiastes 12:11

what doth: Job 13:5, Job 16:3, Job 16:4, Job 21:34, Job 24:25, Job 32:3

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 24:16 - Is this Job 6:6 - that which Job 12:2 - ye are the people Job 16:2 - heard Job 26:2 - helped Job 27:12 - altogether Job 32:15 - amazed Proverbs 24:26 - giveth a right answer

Verse 26

reprove: Job 2:10, Job 3:3-26, Job 4:3, Job 4:4, Job 34:3-9, Job 38:2, Job 40:5, Job 40:8, Job 42:3, Job 42:7, Matthew 12:37

one that: Job 6:4, Job 6:9, Job 10:1

as wind: Job 8:2, Hosea 12:1, Ephesians 4:14

Reciprocal: Job 7:11 - I will not Job 15:2 - vain knowledge Job 16:3 - vain words Jeremiah 5:13 - the prophets

Verse 27

overwhelm: Heb. cause to fall upon

the fatherless: Job 22:9, Job 24:3, Job 24:9, Job 29:12, Job 31:17, Job 31:21, Exodus 22:22-24, Psalms 82:3, Proverbs 23:10, Proverbs 23:11, Ezekiel 22:7, Malachi 3:5, James 1:27

ye dig: Psalms 7:15, Psalms 57:6, Jeremiah 18:20, Jeremiah 18:22

Reciprocal: Psalms 143:4 - is my spirit

Verse 28

evident unto you: Heb. before your face

if I lie: Job 11:3, Job 13:4

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 6:3 - Be content

Verse 29

Return: Job 17:10, Malachi 3:18

my righteousness: Job 27:4-6

in it: that is, in this matter

Reciprocal: Job 11:4 - I am clean Job 32:1 - righteous Psalms 6:10 - return Ecclesiastes 4:1 - I returned Zechariah 1:6 - they returned

Verse 30

iniquity: Job 33:8-12, Job 42:3-6

cannot: Job 6:6, Job 12:11, Job 34:3, Hebrews 5:14

taste: Heb. palate

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 14:17 - to discern 2 Samuel 19:35 - can I discern Job 11:4 - I am clean

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 6". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-6.html.
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