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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Job 32



Verse 2

Elihu = God is Jehovah; or, my God is He. Not named before. His addresses occupy six chapters, His two counts of indictment (verses: Job 32:2, Job 32:3) are based upon what precedes, and lead up to "the end of the Lord" in what follows from Job 32:13.

Barachel = whom God hath blessed.

Buzite. Descended from Buz, the second son of Nahor, the brother of Abraham (Genesis 22:20, Genesis 22:21). See notes on p. 666.

Ram = Aram, related to Buz (Genesis 22:21).

himself = his soul. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13.

Verse 3

condemned Job. The primitive text reads "condemned God", but was altered from motives of false reverence by the Sopherim to "Job". See App-33.

Verse 7

Days . . . years. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6, for men of years: aged men.

Verse 8

spirit. Hebrew. ruach. App-9.

inspiration. Hebrew. neshamah. App-16.

THE ALMIGHTY. Hebrew Shaddai. App-4.

Verse 12

convinced = convicted. Man condemns without convicting; but God convicts first, that the man may condemn himself.

words = arguments.

Verse 13

GOD. Hebrew El.

Verse 18

matter. Hebrew. millah = the matter of what is said.

Verse 19

wine. Hebrew. yayin. App-27.

bottles = skin bottles; which, if fermentation is not completed, sometimes burst.

Verse 22

soon. See note on Proverbs 5:14.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Job 32:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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