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Why . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis . App-6 .
times. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct) for the events which take place in them.
THE ALMIGHTY. Hebrew Shaddai. App-4 .
see = perceive, or understand.
days. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6 , for His doings in them: e.g. visitation, or judgment, &c. Compare Job 18:20 . Psalms 37:13 ; Psalms 137:7 . Ezekiel 21:29 . Obadiah 1:12 .Luke 19:42 . 1 Corinthians 4:3 .
Some: i.e. the lawless men, whose various crimes are detailed in the following verses.
landmarks. Compare Deuteronomy 19:14 .
take . . . for a pledge. Compare Job 24:9 and Deuteronomy 24:6 , Deuteronomy 24:17 . Amos 2:8 .
They: [while others]. See translation below.
poor = wretched.
Behold. Figure of speech Asterismos . App-6 .
children = offspring.
every one. Figure of speech Ellipsis . App-6 .
his corn. Hebrew. belilo . But if divided thus, beli lo , it means "not his own". The word "corn" must be supplied as an Ellipsis of the accusative case. See translation below.
the wicked = a lawless one. Hebrew. rasha' . App-44 .
naked. Put by Figure of speech Synecdoche (of the Whole), App-6 , for scantily clad, or threadbare.
Men. Hebrew. methim . App-14 .
city. The Septuagint adds "and houses".
GOD. Hebrew Eloah. App-4 .
GOD. There is a pause between Job 24:12 and Job 24:13 . "They" is emphatic = These. Note the three stages of the 1awless: (1) avoiding the light (Job 24:16 . John 3:20 ); (2) consequent ignorance; (3) final result.
and = and [then again].
twilight = darkness. A Homonym. See notes on 1 Samuel 30:17 . 2 Kings 7:5 .
they: i.e. burglars.
if one know them. See translation below.
he. Some codices, with Septuagint and Vulgate, read "and he".
beholdeth = returneth.
the = to the.
the grave. Hebrew Sheol. App-35 .
sinned. Hebrew. chata' . App-44 .
wickedness. Hebrew. 'aval . App-44 . Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Subject), App-6 , for the wicked man.
He evil entreateth. See translation below.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Job 24". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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