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was = came to be.
a day = the fit, or usual.
the sons of God. See note on Job 1:6 .
God. Hebrew. Elohim. App-4 .
the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4 and App-23 .
Satan = the Adversary.
perfect and an upright. See note on Job 1:1 .
Skin. Figure of speech Synecdoche (of Part), App-6 , one part of the body put for the whole.
life = soul. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13 .
But = However.
put forth Thine hand. See note on Job 1:11 .
touch = touch bone to his.
curse. See note on Job 1:5 .
save his life
ullet = save his soul. Hebrew. Nephesh. App-13 .
sat down = was sitting.
Dost thou . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
retain = remain firm in.
What? shall we . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
the hand = from. Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause), App-6 .
God. Hebrew. Elohim. (with Art.) = the [true] God. App-4 .
this = these calamities.
sin. Hebrew. chata'. App-44 .
every one. Hebrew. 'ish. App-14 .
Eliphaz. From Teman, which is connected with Esau and Edom (Genesis 36:4 , Genesis 36:11 . 1Ch 1:35 , 1 Chronicles 1:36 , 1 Chronicles 1:53 , &c). Temanites famed for wisdom. He argued from the standpoint of human experience.
Bildad. Probably descended from Shuah, youngest son of Keturah by Abraham (Genesis 25:2 ). Settled east of Palestine (Genesis 25:6 ). He argued from human tradition.
Zophar. Probably from Naamah, southern frontier of Judah. He argued from the ground of human merit.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Job 2". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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