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Eliphaz. See note on Job 2:11 .
answered = spake. See note on Job 4:1 .
Can . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
man = a strong man. Hebrew. geber. App-14 .
GOD. Hebrew El.
as = nay. The Hebrew accent (Tebir) on ki, "as", is disjunctive, and means "nay". See note on Isaiah 28:28 .
Is it. ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
THE ALMIGHTY. Hebrew Shaddai. App-4 .
infinite = without end.
stripped the naked. Figure of speech Oxymoron. App-6 .
the naked = the poorly clad, or threadbare.
man. Hebrew. 'ish. App-14 . See translation below.
Is not. ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
GOD. Hebrew Eloah App-4 .
And, &c. = "and [yet may be] thou sayest".
How . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
dark cloud. Hebrew. 'araphel. See note on Job 3:6 .
walketh = walketh habitually.
circuit = vault. Hebrew. hug,
wicked = lawless. Hebrew. rasha'. App-44 .
Whereas. Supply Ellipsis ( App-6 ), "[and say] Surely", &c. See translation below.
Acquaint. This is the false theology of Eliphaz. Compare Job 42:8 .
good = blessing. Most codices, with Aramaean, Septuagint, Syriac, and
unto = upon. Vulgate, read "thy gain shall be blessing".
return. Septuagint adds "and submit thyself".
tabernacles = tents. Some codices, with four early printed editions, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "tent"; others, with six early printed editions (and one in margin), read "tents" (plural)
the humble. Hebrew the man of downcast eyes. Compare Luke 18:13 .
the island of. Island put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Subject), App-6 , for coasts, or borders; but the words are omitted by the Septuagint
it. The Aramaean, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate read "thou".
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Job 22". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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