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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Job 1

Overview

Job 1:1, The holiness, riches, and religious care of Job for his children; Job 1:6, Satan, appearing before God, by calumniation obtains leave to afflict Job; Job 1:13, Understanding of the loss of his children and goods, in his mourning he blesses God.

Verse 1

Uz: Genesis 10:23, Genesis 22:20, Genesis 22:21, Huz, Genesis 36:28, 1 Chronicles 1:17, 1 Chronicles 1:42, Jeremiah 25:20, Lamentations 4:21

Job: Ezekiel 14:14, Ezekiel 14:20, James 5:11

perfect: Job 1:8, Job 2:3, Job 23:11, Job 23:12, Job 31:1-40, Genesis 6:9, Genesis 17:1, 2 Kings 20:3, 2 Chronicles 31:20, 2 Chronicles 31:21, Luke 1:6

one: Genesis 22:12, Proverbs 8:13, Proverbs 16:6, 1 Peter 3:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 20:11 - Surely Genesis 25:6 - east country Genesis 25:27 - a plain man Deuteronomy 18:13 - Thou shalt Joshua 24:14 - fear 2 Samuel 22:24 - upright 1 Kings 8:61 - perfect Nehemiah 7:2 - feared God Job 2:10 - shall we receive Job 4:6 - thy fear Job 9:20 - I am perfect Job 29:2 - as in months Psalms 26:11 - I will Psalms 37:37 - General Psalms 119:1 - undefiled Proverbs 2:21 - General Proverbs 3:7 - fear Proverbs 14:2 - that walketh Matthew 5:48 - ye Matthew 19:21 - If Luke 2:25 - just Acts 10:2 - one 1 Corinthians 2:6 - them 1 Timothy 6:17 - rich

Verse 2

seven sons: Job 13:13, Esther 5:11, Psalms 107:38, Psalms 127:3-5, Psalms 128:3

Reciprocal: Job 16:12 - at ease Job 29:5 - my children Job 42:13 - General Psalms 127:5 - Happy Amos 6:9 - if Matthew 5:48 - ye

Verse 3

substance: or, cattle, Genesis 12:5, Genesis 13:6, Genesis 34:23, 2 Chronicles 32:29

seven: Job 42:12, Genesis 12:16, Numbers 31:32-34, Judges 6:5, 1 Samuel 25:2, 2 Kings 3:4, Proverbs 10:22

household: or, husbandry, 2 Chronicles 26:10

greatest: Job 29:9, Job 29:10, Job 29:25

men: Heb. sons, Judges 6:3, Judges 7:12, Judges 8:10, 1 Kings 4:30

of the east: Genesis 25:6, Genesis 29:1, Numbers 23:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:2 - General Genesis 24:35 - flocks Genesis 26:14 - had possession Genesis 32:14 - General Genesis 41:49 - General Deuteronomy 8:13 - General Judges 6:33 - children Ruth 2:1 - a mighty 1 Samuel 9:1 - power 2 Samuel 12:2 - exceeding 2 Samuel 19:32 - for he was 2 Kings 4:8 - a great woman 2 Kings 15:20 - the mighty 1 Chronicles 27:30 - the camels Job 16:12 - at ease Job 36:7 - with Ecclesiastes 2:7 - also Jeremiah 49:28 - spoil Jeremiah 49:29 - camels Daniel 2:48 - a great Matthew 2:1 - from Matthew 5:48 - ye

Verse 4

sent and called: Psalms 133:1, Hebrews 13:1

Reciprocal: Job 1:13 - when Job 1:18 - Thy sons Ecclesiastes 7:2 - better Romans 12:10 - with brotherly love

Verse 5

sanctified: Job 41:25, Genesis 35:2, Genesis 35:3, Exodus 19:10, 1 Samuel 16:5, Nehemiah 12:30, John 11:55

rose up: Genesis 22:3, Psalms 5:3, Ecclesiastes 9:10

offered: Job 42:8, Genesis 8:20, Exodus 18:12, Exodus 24:5, Leviticus 1:3-6

according: 1 Kings 18:31, Acts 21:26

It may be: 2 Corinthians 11:2

cursed: Job 1:11, Job 2:9, Leviticus 24:10-16, 1 Kings 21:10, 1 Kings 21:13

in their hearts: Genesis 6:5, Jeremiah 4:14, Jeremiah 17:9, Jeremiah 17:10, Mark 7:21-23, Acts 8:22, 1 Corinthians 4:5

Thus: Job 27:10

continually: Heb. all the days, Luke 1:75, Luke 18:7, Ephesians 6:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:19 - command Genesis 46:1 - and offered Leviticus 12:7 - make Leviticus 16:6 - for himself Leviticus 24:11 - cursed Joshua 3:5 - Sanctify 2 Chronicles 5:11 - sanctified 2 Chronicles 35:6 - sanctify Job 2:5 - He will curse Job 3:25 - the thing Job 8:4 - he have cast Psalms 35:25 - say Psalms 119:9 - shall Ecclesiastes 7:2 - better Ezekiel 14:14 - Job Joel 2:16 - sanctify Acts 10:2 - with Acts 21:24 - and purify

Verse 6

Now: Job 2:1

the sons: Job 38:7, Daniel 3:25, Luke 3:38

came to: Psalms 103:20, Matthew 18:10

Satan: Heb. the adversary, 1 Kings 22:19, 1 Chronicles 21:1, Zechariah 3:1, Revelation 12:9, Revelation 12:10

came also: John 6:70

among them: Heb. in the midst of them

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 31:14 - presented 1 Kings 22:21 - General 2 Chronicles 18:20 - there came Isaiah 6:2 - stood Zechariah 6:5 - go Zechariah 6:7 - the bay Matthew 4:10 - Satan Mark 4:15 - Satan Hebrews 1:14 - ministering 1 Peter 5:8 - your

Verse 7

Whence: Job 2:2, 2 Kings 5:25

From going: Zechariah 1:10, Zechariah 1:11, Zechariah 6:7, Matthew 12:43, 1 Peter 5:8, Revelation 12:9, Revelation 12:12-17, Revelation 20:8

Reciprocal: Judges 9:9 - to be promoted over the trees 1 Kings 22:21 - General Luke 11:24 - he walketh Ephesians 2:2 - of the air Revelation 20:2 - the dragon

Verse 8

considered: Heb. set thy heart on, Job 2:3, Job 34:14, Ezekiel 40:4

my servant: Numbers 12:7, Numbers 12:8, Psalms 89:20, Isaiah 42:1

none: Numbers 12:3, 1 Kings 4:30, 1 Kings 4:31, 2 Kings 23:25

a perfect: Job 1:1, Job 8:20, Job 9:22, Job 9:23, Psalms 18:23, John 1:47

upright: Job 12:4, Job 17:8, Job 17:9, Job 23:11, Job 23:12, Psalms 84:11

one: Nehemiah 5:15, Psalms 36:1, Proverbs 8:13, Luke 23:39, Luke 23:40

escheweth: Psalms 34:14, Psalms 37:27, Isaiah 1:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:9 - perfect Genesis 25:27 - a plain man Deuteronomy 18:13 - Thou shalt 1 Kings 8:61 - perfect 1 Kings 22:22 - a lying spirit 2 Kings 20:3 - I have walked Job 4:6 - the uprightness Job 8:6 - thou wert Psalms 119:1 - undefiled Luke 1:6 - righteous Luke 2:25 - just Luke 22:31 - Satan John 9:3 - Neither Romans 6:22 - become

Verse 9

Doth Job: Job 1:21, Job 2:10, Job 21:14, Job 21:15, Malachi 1:10, Matthew 16:26, 1 Timothy 4:8, 1 Timothy 6:6

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 32:29 - possessions Job 4:6 - thy fear Jonah 1:9 - and I Matthew 4:3 - the tempter Romans 8:33 - Who Revelation 12:10 - the accuser

Verse 10

an hedge: Genesis 15:1, Deuteronomy 33:27, 1 Samuel 25:16, Psalms 5:12, Psalms 34:7, Psalms 80:12, Isaiah 5:2, Isaiah 5:5, Zechariah 2:5, Zechariah 2:8, 1 Peter 1:5

about: Genesis 39:5, Deuteronomy 28:2-6, Psalms 71:21, Psalms 128:1-4

thou hast blessed: Job 42:12, Genesis 26:12, Genesis 30:30, Genesis 49:25, Deuteronomy 7:13, Deuteronomy 33:11, Psalms 90:17, Psalms 107:38, Proverbs 10:22

substance: or, cattle, Genesis 30:43

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:2 - General Genesis 31:7 - God Exodus 34:24 - desire Judges 7:14 - his fellow 1 Samuel 30:19 - General Job 2:10 - shall we receive Job 4:6 - thy fear Job 29:2 - God Job 29:4 - the secret Psalms 35:3 - stop Psalms 89:40 - broken Psalms 107:39 - they are Ecclesiastes 7:12 - wisdom Song of Solomon 2:4 - his banner Amos 9:11 - close Matthew 4:6 - lest Matthew 8:32 - Go Matthew 17:15 - for ofttimes Mark 5:12 - General Mark 9:20 - the spirit Luke 8:32 - besought Revelation 9:4 - that they

Verse 11

But put: Job 1:12, Job 2:5, Isaiah 5:25

touch: Job 4:5, Job 19:21, Genesis 26:11, Psalms 105:15, Zechariah 2:8

and he will curse thee: Heb. if he curse thee not, Job 1:5, Job 1:21, Job 2:9, Isaiah 8:21, Malachi 3:13, Malachi 3:14, Revelation 16:9, Revelation 16:11, Revelation 16:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:3 - touch Leviticus 24:11 - cursed 1 Kings 21:13 - blaspheme God 2 Kings 6:33 - this evil is of the Lord 2 Chronicles 32:31 - to try him Job 2:3 - thou movedst Job 3:1 - cursed Job 23:10 - he hath Isaiah 54:17 - every Isaiah 65:3 - to my face Luke 8:31 - they John 8:44 - When 2 Corinthians 2:11 - General Hebrews 11:17 - when

Verse 12

Behold: 1 Kings 22:23, Luke 8:32, Luke 22:31, Luke 22:32, John 19:11, 2 Corinthians 12:7

power: Heb. hand, Genesis 16:6, Jeremiah 38:5, John 3:35, John 3:36

only: Job 2:4-6, Psalms 76:10, Isaiah 27:8, 1 Corinthians 10:13

So Satan: Job 2:7, Luke 8:33

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:16 - went 2 Chronicles 18:21 - Thou shalt 2 Chronicles 32:31 - to try him Job 1:11 - But put Job 2:6 - Behold Job 23:10 - he hath Psalms 78:49 - by sending Daniel 4:24 - come Jonah 1:3 - from Matthew 4:10 - Satan Mark 4:37 - great storm Mark 5:13 - gave Luke 12:23 - General 2 Timothy 2:26 - at Hebrews 11:17 - when Revelation 9:4 - that they

Verse 13

when: Job 1:4, Proverbs 27:1, Ecclesiastes 9:12, Luke 12:19, Luke 12:20, Luke 17:27-29, Luke 21:34

Reciprocal: Job 1:18 - Thy sons Job 9:23 - If the Job 15:21 - in prosperity Job 16:11 - to the ungodly Job 19:10 - destroyed Matthew 8:32 - the whole

Verse 14

messenger: 1 Samuel 4:17, 2 Samuel 15:13, Jeremiah 51:31

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:31 - ox Job 9:17 - multiplieth Job 39:10 - General Psalms 42:7 - Deep calleth Proverbs 23:5 - riches

Verse 15

Sabeans: Genesis 10:7, Genesis 10:28, Genesis 25:3, Psalms 72:10, Isaiah 45:14, Ezekiel 23:42, Joel 3:8

and I only: Job 1:16, Job 1:17, Job 1:19, 1 Samuel 22:20, 1 Samuel 22:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:13 - one Genesis 34:28 - General Deuteronomy 28:31 - ox 2 Samuel 1:3 - am I Job 5:5 - the robber Job 16:7 - hast made Job 18:9 - robber Job 19:16 - my servant Job 20:22 - every hand Job 24:2 - violently Ezekiel 24:26 - General Ezekiel 27:23 - Sheba Hosea 6:9 - as troops

Verse 16

there came: Genesis 19:24, Leviticus 9:24, 1 Kings 18:38, 2 Kings 1:10, 2 Kings 1:12, 2 Kings 1:14, Amos 7:4, Revelation 13:13

The fire of God: or, A great fire, Exodus 9:28, 1 Samuel 14:15, *marg.

Reciprocal: Genesis 34:28 - General Numbers 11:1 - and the fire 1 Kings 1:22 - General Job 1:15 - and I only Job 19:16 - my servant Job 22:20 - the fire Ephesians 2:2 - of the air

Verse 17

The Chaldeans: Genesis 11:28, Isaiah 23:13, Habakkuk 1:6

fell: Heb. rushed

I only am: Job 1:15, 2 Samuel 1:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 10:22 - Elam 2 Kings 24:2 - the Lord Job 5:5 - the robber Job 18:9 - robber Job 19:16 - my servant Job 20:22 - every hand Job 24:2 - violently Psalms 119:61 - The bands Jeremiah 50:1 - the land Ezekiel 23:23 - the Chaldeans

Verse 18

there came: Job 6:2, Job 6:3, Job 16:14, Job 19:9, Job 19:10, Job 23:2, Isaiah 28:19, Jeremiah 51:31, Lamentations 1:12, Amos 4:6-11

Thy sons: Job 1:4, Job 1:13, Job 8:4, Job 27:14, Psalms 34:19, Ecclesiastes 9:2

eating: 2 Samuel 13:28

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 4:20 - eating Luke 8:42 - one

Verse 19

a great: Jeremiah 4:11, Jeremiah 4:12, Ephesians 2:2

from: Heb. from aside, etc

it fell: Judges 16:30, 1 Kings 20:30, Matthew 7:27, Luke 13:1-5, Acts 28:4

they are dead: Genesis 37:32, Genesis 37:33, Genesis 42:36, 2 Samuel 18:33

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 22:20 - escaped Job 1:15 - and I only Job 4:9 - by the breath of his nostrils Job 4:11 - the stout Job 5:4 - they are crushed Job 8:4 - he have cast Job 18:19 - neither Job 19:16 - my servant Amos 6:9 - if Mark 4:37 - great storm Luke 8:42 - one Luke 13:4 - fell

Verse 20

rent: Genesis 37:29, Genesis 37:34, Ezra 9:3

mantle: or robe

fell: Deuteronomy 9:18, 2 Samuel 12:16-20, 2 Chronicles 7:3, Matthew 26:39, 1 Peter 5:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 17:17 - fell Exodus 33:4 - and no Leviticus 10:3 - Aaron Leviticus 13:45 - his clothes Leviticus 21:10 - uncover Numbers 14:6 - rent their clothes Joshua 7:6 - rent Judges 11:35 - rent his clothes 2 Samuel 12:20 - arose 2 Samuel 13:31 - arose 2 Samuel 15:26 - let 2 Samuel 15:32 - he worshipped 2 Kings 2:12 - rent them 2 Kings 18:37 - with their clothes rent 2 Kings 19:1 - he rent 2 Chronicles 20:18 - fell before Esther 4:1 - rent Job 2:12 - they rent Proverbs 18:14 - spirit Isaiah 15:2 - all Isaiah 20:2 - naked Isaiah 22:12 - to baldness Isaiah 37:1 - and went Jeremiah 7:29 - Cut Joel 2:13 - your garments Micah 1:16 - bald Revelation 4:10 - fall

Verse 21

Naked came: Genesis 3:19, Psalms 49:17, Ecclesiastes 5:15, Ecclesiastes 12:7, 1 Timothy 6:7

the Lord gave: Job 2:10, Genesis 30:2, Ecclesiastes 5:19, Lamentations 3:38, James 1:17

taken away: Genesis 45:5, 2 Samuel 16:12, 1 Kings 12:15, Psalms 39:9, Isaiah 42:24, Isaiah 45:7, Amos 3:6, Matthew 20:15, Acts 4:28

blessed: Job 1:11, 1 Samuel 3:18, 2 Kings 20:19, Psalms 34:1, Psalms 89:38-52, Isaiah 24:15, Ephesians 5:20, 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:18 - herb Leviticus 10:3 - Aaron Ruth 1:21 - and the 1 Samuel 2:7 - maketh 2 Samuel 10:12 - the Lord 2 Samuel 15:26 - let 2 Samuel 15:32 - he worshipped 2 Kings 2:12 - rent them 2 Kings 4:26 - It is well 2 Kings 6:33 - this evil is of the Lord 2 Kings 19:1 - went into Job 1:9 - Doth Job Job 2:3 - holdeth Job 21:16 - Lo Job 32:13 - God Proverbs 18:14 - spirit Ecclesiastes 6:6 - do Isaiah 20:2 - naked Isaiah 37:1 - and went Isaiah 39:8 - Good Ezekiel 16:7 - whereas Daniel 4:34 - I blessed Jonah 4:7 - prepared Luke 16:12 - in 2 Corinthians 1:3 - Blessed 1 Thessalonians 4:13 - ye sorrow James 4:7 - Submit James 5:11 - Ye

Verse 22

In all this: Job 2:10, James 1:4, James 1:12, 1 Peter 1:7

charged God foolishly: or, attributed folly to God, Job 34:10, Job 34:18, Job 34:19, Job 40:4-8, Romans 9:20

Reciprocal: Leviticus 24:11 - cursed 2 Kings 4:26 - It is well 1 Chronicles 19:13 - let the Lord Job 2:3 - holdeth Job 3:1 - After Job 33:12 - thou Job 34:17 - wilt Job 38:11 - but

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 1". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-1.html.