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Bible Commentaries

E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Job 36

Verse 2

GOD'S. Hebrew Eloah. App-4 .

Verse 5

Behold. Figure of speech Asterism o s . App-6 .

GOD. Hebrew El. App-4 .

is mighty. This is the text of Elihu's discourses, leading up to God's own addresses to Job. Compare Job 36:26 , and Job 33:12 .

Verse 6

wicked = lawless. Hebrew rasha'. App-44 .

poor = wretched. Hebrew. 'ani . See note on Proverbs 6:11 .

Verse 9

transgressions. Hebrew. pasha'. App-44 .

Verse 10

iniquity. Hebrew. 'aven . App-44 . Not the same word as Job 36:23 .

Verse 14

They die = their souls die. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13 .

unclean = sodomites. See note on Deuteronomy 23:17 .

iniquity. Hebrew. 'aval . App-44 . Not the same word as verses: Job 36:10 , Job 36:21 .

Verse 24

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

Verse 25

Every man. Hebrew every ' adam . App-14 .

man may behold = all mankind have gazed.

Verse 26

is great. See note on Job 36:5 .

His years. Figure of speech Anthropopatheia. App-6 .

Verse 29

can any . . . ? Figure of speech Er otesis. App-6 .

spreadings = suspensions, or floatings.

tabernacle = booth. Hebrew. sukkah.

Verse 30

bottom = roots or offspring, i.e. clouds.

Verse 31

people = peoples.

Verse 33

sheweth = announceth.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Job 36". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/job-36.html. 1909-1922.