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answered = spake. See note on Job 4:1 .
Zophar. See note on Job 2:11 .
Should . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
man. Hebrew. 'ish.
lies = babblings.
no man = none.
lips. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6 .
double: i.e. manifold.
that which is. Compare note on Proverbs 2:7 .
exacteth. Theology. Zophar's mistake. God is no exactor.
Canst. ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
THE ALMIGHTY. Hebrew El Shaddai. App-4 .
what. ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
hell. Hebrew. Sheol. App-35 .
cut off = pass by.
who . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
wickedness = iniquity. Hebrew. 'avert. See App-44 .
will He not then, &c. = although He seemeth not to perceive it.
vain man would be wise. Figure of speech Paronomasia. App-6 . "A man", nabub yillabeb = "a, man senseless [would become] sensible" if God did always punish immediately.
If thou prepare. This was Zophar's false theology.
tabernacles = tents. Some codices, with one early printed edition, Aramaean, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "tent" (singular) App-40 .
Because. Syriac reads "For now".
age. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6 , for the things done in it. See below. Hebrew. heled, like Greek. aion.
shine forth = soar or shoot upward like the rays of the rising sun.
be secure. On this verse see translation below.
dig = look about, as in Joshua 2:2 . Compare Ch. Job 39:29 , i.e. before lying down (Job 11:19 ).
make suit, &c. Hebrew intreat thy face: i.e. seek thy favour.
wicked = lawless. Hebrew. rasha'. App-44 .
ghost = breath. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13 .
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Job 11". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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