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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Job 30



Verse 1

I. Note the "I" of adversity in Job 30. See note on Job 29:2.

Verse 6

cliffs. = ravines; or, most dreadful ravines.

Verse 8

Children = sons.

viler than the earth = smitten or scourged out of the land.

Verse 10

face = presence,

Verse 13

they have no helper = they derive no help or benefit from it.

Verse 15

my soul = what is noble or excellent in me. Not nephesh (App-13) here, as in Job 30:16 and Job 30:25.

wind. Hebrew. ruach. App-9.

Verse 16

soul. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13.

Verse 18

collar: the opening in the tunic for the neck.

Verse 20

hear = answer.

Verse 22

my substance. See note on "sound wisdom", Proverbs 2:7.

Verse 24

grave. Hebrew. bi" i, a mound or tumulus. But others point it be"i = a prayer.

his destruction = their calamity.

Verse 25

Did not I. ! Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6.

poor = helpless. Hebrew. "ebyon. See note on Proverbs 6:11,

Verse 26

darkness. Hebrew "ophel. See note on Job 3:6.

Verse 27

prevented = came on.

Verse 28

congregation = assembly.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Job 30:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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