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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Job 34

 

 

Verse 1

answered = addressed. See note on Job 4:1.


Verse 2

words = speech.


Verse 3

mouth = palate.


Verse 5

I am righteous. Compare Job 9:21-24; Job 10:15; Job 27:6; Job 13:15, Job 13:18, Job 13:23; Job 16:17; Job 19:7; Job 23:7, Job 23:10-12; Job 27:5, &c.

GOD. Hebrew El. App-4.


Verse 6

transgression. Hebrew. pasha". App-44.


Verse 7

man = strong man. Hebrew. geber. App-14.


Verse 8

iniquity. Hebrew. "aven. App-44.

wicked. Hebrew. rasha". App-44.

men. Hebrew, plural of "enosh. App-14.


Verse 9

God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4.


Verse 10

THE ALMIGHTY. Hebrew Shaddai. App-4.


Verse 11

man. Hebrew. "adam. App-14.

every man. Hebrew "ish. App-14.


Verse 13

Who . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6.


Verse 14

man = him.

spirit. Hebrew. ruach. App-9.

and = even; or. Figure of speech Hendiadys (App-6), one thing meant by the two words.

breath. Hebrew. neshamah. App-16. Compare Genesis 2:7.


Verse 15

perish = expire.

turn again. Compare Genesis 3:19. Ecclesiastes 12:7.


Verse 18

wicked = Belial.

princes = nobles.

ungodly. Hebrew. rasha". App-44. Compare Job 34:8.


Verse 19

accepteth not, &c. Compare Deuteronomy 10:17. 2 Chronicles 19:7. Luke 20:21. Acts 10:34.

regardeth. A Homonym (Hebrew. nakar), with three meanings: (1) here, to regard; (2) to mistake, Deuteronomy 32:27; (3) to deliver, 1 Samuel 23:7.

poor: i.e. reduced in circumstances. Hebrew. dal. See note on Proverbs 6:11.

the work, &c. Compare Job 10:3; Job 14:15; Job 31:15, &c.


Verse 20

without hand. Compare Daniel 2:34, Daniel 2:45; Daniel 8:25; and see 1 Samuel 26:11.


Verse 22

darkness. Hebrew. hashak. See note on Job 3:6.


Verse 25

destroyed = crushed


Verse 27

from = from after.


Verse 29

When . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6.


Verse 30

hypocrite = profane man (Hebrew. "adam. App-14).


Verse 33

Should it be. See rendering below.


Verse 35

without wisdom. See note on Job 33:27.


Verse 37

rebellion. Hebrew. pasha". App-44.

sin. Hebrew. chata". App-44.

 


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Job 34:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/job-34.html. 1909-1922.

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