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Bible Commentaries

Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes

Job 41

Verse 1

Canst thou . . . ? Note the Figure of speech Erotesis ( App-6 ) throughout this chapter.

leviathan : probably the crocodile.

Verse 2

hook = reed.

Verse 9

Behold. Figure of speech Asterismos. App-6 .

Verse 11

prevented = anticipated.

is = that is.

Verse 13

discover = uncover.

with = within.

double bridle = double row of teeth.

Verse 16

air. Hebrew. ruach. App-9 .

Verse 18

neesings. Obsolete for sneezings. From A. S. fneosan. Chaucer spells it fnesen.

Verse 21

breath = soul Hebrew. nephesh. App-13 .

Verse 25

breakings = terrors.

purify themselves = mistake their way; are bewildered; or, beside themselves.

Verse 26

dart = missile. Not same word as in Job 41:29 . (Hebrew. massa').

habergeon = coat of mail.

Verse 29

darts = clubs. Not same word as in Job 41:26 . (Hebrew. tothak) .

laugheth. Figure of speech Prosopoaia . App-6 .

Verse 34

children of pride = sons of pride, or proud beasts.

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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Job 41". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.