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How long . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
words = sayings.
wind. Hebrew. ruach App-9 .
Doth . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
GOD. Hebrew. El. App-4 .
THE ALMIGHTY. Hebrew. Shaddai. App-4 .
children = sons.
for = by the hand of; by their own act.
transgression = rebellion. Hebrew. pash'a. App-44 .
awake for thee: i.e. hear thy prayer. Compare Septuagint and Psalms 7:6 ; Psalms 35:23 ; Psalms 44:23 .
habitation of thy righteousness = thy righteous home. Figure of speech Antimereia (of Noun). App-6 .
Shall. ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 .
and. Some codices, with Aramaean, Septuagint, and Syriac, read this "and" in the text.
heart. Supply Ellipsis ( App-6 ), by adding the words "such as these": referring to what follows in verses: Job 8:11-19 (see below).
Can . . . ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6 . This is the first simile. See the second, verses: Job 8:16-19 .
So are, &c. The application of the first simile.
the paths. The Septuagint reads "the latter end".
hope = confidence.
He. Supply Ellipsis ( App-6 ), "He [like a tree]". This is the second simile, and the application is in Job 8:20 . The first simile is in Job 8:11 , with its application in verses: Job 8:13-15 .
the heap = a spring, or fountain, as in Song of Solomon 4:12 . Hebrew. gal. Plural in Joshua 15:19 , &c.
seeth = overlooks: i.e. overtops.
place = house.
him . . . it. See translation, below: "him" and "it" refer to the tree.
Behold. Figure of speech Asterismos.
is. Supply "ends" instead of "is".
help = take by the hand.
rejoicings = shouting for joy.
clothed with shame. Compare Psalms 35:26 ; Psalms 109:29 ; Psalms 132:18 .
dwelling place = tent.
wicked = lawless. Hebrew. rasha'. App-44 .
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Job 8". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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