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Job 10

Introduction

Overview

Job 10:1, Job, taking liberty of complaint, expostulates with God about his afflictions; Job 10:18, He complains of life, and craves a little ease before death.

Verse 1

My soul: Job 3:20-Isaiah :, Job 6:8, Job 6:9, Job 5:15, Job 5:16, Job 5:20, Job 9:21, Job 14:13, Numbers 11:15, 1 Kings 19:4, Jonah 4:3, Jonah 4:8

is weary of my life: or, cut off while I live

I will leave: Job 7:11, Job 19:4, Job 21:2-Numbers :

I will speak: Job 10:15, Job 10:16, Job 6:2-Numbers :, Job 6:26, Job 7:11, Job 16:6-Nehemiah :, Psalms 32:3-Deuteronomy :, Isaiah 38:15, Isaiah 38:17

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 1:10 - in bitterness of soul 1 Samuel 1:16 - out of 2 Kings 4:27 - vexed Job 3:10 - hid Job 7:16 - I loathe it Job 13:13 - let me Job 16:7 - he hath Job 21:4 - is my complaint Job 21:25 - in the bitterness Job 23:2 - my complaint Psalms 6:6 - I am Psalms 102:4 - heart Proverbs 14:10 - heart Ecclesiastes 7:14 - but Jeremiah 4:31 - for my

Verse 2

Do not: Psalms 6:1-Numbers :, Psalms 25:7, Psalms 38:1-Ruth :, Psalms 109:21, Psalms 143:2, Romans 8:1

show me: Job 8:5, Job 8:6, Job 34:31, Job 34:32, Psalms 139:23, Psalms 139:24, Lamentations 3:40-Luke :, Lamentations 5:16, Lamentations 5:17, 1 Corinthians 11:31, 1 Corinthians 11:32

Reciprocal: Numbers 11:11 - wherefore have 1 Samuel 1:16 - out of 1 Samuel 6:3 - known 2 Samuel 21:1 - of the Lord Job 6:24 - cause me Job 9:3 - he will contend Job 9:15 - I would Job 13:24 - hidest thou Job 21:4 - is my complaint Job 23:5 - know Job 31:14 - What then Job 32:1 - righteous Job 36:9 - he Psalms 77:6 - and Ecclesiastes 7:14 - but Jeremiah 8:6 - saying Jonah 1:7 - for Micah 6:9 - hear Haggai 1:9 - Why

Verse 3

Is it good: Job 34:5-Judges :, Job 34:18, Job 34:19, Job 36:7-1 Samuel :, Job 36:17, Job 36:18, Job 40:2, Job 40:8, Lamentations 3:2-Job :

despise: Psalms 69:33

the work: Heb. the labour, Job 14:15, Job 34:19, Psalms 138:8, Isaiah 64:8, 1 Peter 4:19

shine upon: Job 8:20, Jeremiah 12:1-Leviticus :

Reciprocal: Job 8:3 - God Job 10:8 - yet thou Job 15:13 - and lettest Job 19:7 - I cry Job 27:2 - taken Job 32:2 - because Job 36:5 - despiseth Psalms 1:1 - counsel Psalms 73:14 - For all Psalms 80:1 - shine

Verse 4

seest thou: Job 9:32, 1 Samuel 16:7, Luke 16:15, Revelation 1:14

Verse 5

Psalms 90:2-Numbers :, Psalms 102:12, Psalms 102:24-Daniel :, Hebrews 1:12, 2 Peter 3:8

Verse 6

Job 10:14-Esther :, Psalms 10:15, Psalms 44:21, Jeremiah 2:34, Zephaniah 1:12, John 2:24, John 2:25, 1 Corinthians 4:5

Reciprocal: Job 13:27 - and lookest Job 14:16 - thou numberest

Verse 7

Thou knowest: Heb. It is upon thy knowledge, Job 23:10, Job 31:6, Job 31:14, Job 31:35, Job 42:7, Psalms 1:6, Psalms 7:3, Psalms 7:8, Psalms 7:9, Psalms 17:3, Psalms 26:1-Deuteronomy :, Psalms 139:1, Psalms 139:2, Psalms 139:21-Jeremiah :, John 21:17, 2 Corinthians 1:12, 1 Thessalonians 2:10

and there: Job 23:13, Job 23:14, Deuteronomy 32:39, Psalms 50:22, Daniel 3:15, Hosea 2:10, John 10:28-Amos :

Reciprocal: Joshua 22:22 - he knoweth Job 5:4 - neither Job 9:29 - General Job 10:15 - If I be wicked Job 11:4 - For thou Job 13:15 - but I will Job 32:1 - righteous Job 33:9 - clean Job 34:5 - I Job 35:2 - My Psalms 7:2 - while Jeremiah 15:15 - thou Lamentations 5:8 - there Daniel 8:4 - neither Hosea 5:14 - none

Verse 8

hands: Psalms 119:73, Isaiah 43:7

have made me: Heb. took pains about me

yet thou: Job 10:3, Genesis 6:6, Genesis 6:7, Jeremiah 18:3-2 Samuel :

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:6 - made thee Job 14:15 - thou wilt have Job 31:15 - did not one fashion us in the womb Psalms 100:3 - it is he Psalms 138:8 - forsake Isaiah 64:8 - all are

Verse 9

Remember: Job 7:7, Psalms 25:6, Psalms 25:7, Psalms 25:18, Psalms 89:47, Psalms 106:4

thou hast: Genesis 2:7, Genesis 3:19, Isaiah 45:9, Isaiah 64:8, Jeremiah 18:6

into dust again: Job 17:14, Psalms 22:15, Psalms 90:3, Ecclesiastes 12:7, Romans 9:21

Reciprocal: Job 4:19 - dwell Job 33:6 - I also Psalms 31:7 - for Psalms 103:14 - we are dust Psalms 139:13 - For thou Psalms 139:15 - when I Ecclesiastes 3:20 - all are Lamentations 5:1 - Remember

Verse 10

poured: Psalms 139:14-Nehemiah :

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 17:18 - cheeses Ecclesiastes 3:20 - all are Ephesians 4:16 - fitly

Verse 11

clothed: 2 Corinthians 5:2, 2 Corinthians 5:3

fenced: Heb. hedged, Job 40:17, Job 40:18, Ezekiel 37:4-Ruth :, Ephesians 4:16

Verse 12

life and favour: Genesis 19:19, Matthew 6:25, Acts 17:25, Acts 17:28

Reciprocal: Job 33:4 - General Psalms 30:7 - by thy

Verse 13

hid: Job 23:9, Ecclesiastes 8:6, Ecclesiastes 8:7, Isaiah 45:15, Romans 11:33

I know: Job 23:13, Deuteronomy 32:39, Isaiah 45:7, Isaiah 46:9-1 Kings :, Lamentations 3:37, Ephesians 3:11

Verse 14

then: Job 13:26, Job 13:27, Job 14:16, Psalms 130:3, Psalms 139:1

thou wilt: Job 7:21, Exodus 34:7, Numbers 14:18

Reciprocal: Job 9:29 - General Job 10:6 - General Job 30:21 - become cruel Job 40:2 - he that reproveth Nahum 1:3 - and will Philippians 3:9 - not

Verse 15

If I be wicked: Job 10:7, Job 9:29, Job 27:7, Psalms 9:17, Isaiah 3:11, Isaiah 6:5, Malachi 3:18, Romans 2:8, Romans 2:9

righteous: Job 9:12, Job 9:15, Job 9:20, Job 9:21, Isaiah 64:5, Isaiah 64:6, Luke 17:10

I am full: Job 21:6, Job 23:15

see: Exodus 3:7, Psalms 25:18, Psalms 119:153, Lamentations 1:20, Lamentations 5:1-Song of Solomon :

Reciprocal: Job 7:11 - the bitterness Job 10:1 - I will speak Job 11:15 - lift up Job 19:7 - I cry Job 33:10 - he findeth Job 35:3 - what advantage Psalms 13:2 - take Proverbs 18:14 - but Philippians 3:9 - not

Verse 16

Thou huntest: Isaiah 38:13, Lamentations 3:10, Hosea 13:7, Hosea 13:8, Amos 3:8

marvellous: Numbers 16:29, Numbers 16:30, Deuteronomy 28:59

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 24:11 - thou huntest Job 10:1 - I will speak Job 16:9 - teareth me Job 19:22 - persecute Job 30:15 - Terrors Psalms 88:7 - Thy wrath Lamentations 4:18 - hunt Ezekiel 17:20 - I will spread Hosea 5:14 - as a lion

Verse 17

witnesses: that is, plagues, Job 16:8, Ruth 1:21

changes: I am as if attacked by successive troops; if one company be wearied, another succeeds to the attack. Psalms 55:19, Jeremiah 48:11, Zephaniah 1:12

war: Job 16:11-Nehemiah :, Job 19:6-1 Kings :

Reciprocal: Exodus 11:1 - Yet will Job 16:9 - teareth me Psalms 42:7 - Deep calleth Psalms 73:14 - For all Isaiah 38:13 - as a lion

Verse 18

hast thou: Job 3:10, Job 3:11, Jeremiah 15:10, Jeremiah 20:14-Job :, Matthew 26:24

given up: Job 11:20, Job 14:10

Reciprocal: Job 3:3 - Let the day Ecclesiastes 4:3 - better Jeremiah 20:17 - he slew

Verse 19

Psalms 58:8

Reciprocal: Job 3:3 - Let the day Job 3:10 - it shut not Ecclesiastes 4:3 - better Jeremiah 20:17 - he slew

Verse 20

my days few: Job 7:6, Job 7:7, Job 7:16, Job 8:9, Job 9:25, Job 9:26, Job 14:1, Psalms 39:5, Psalms 103:15, Psalms 103:16

cease: Job 7:17-Ecclesiastes :, Job 13:21, Psalms 39:13

Reciprocal: Job 6:11 - What Job 14:6 - Turn

Verse 21

I go whence: Job 7:8-2 Samuel :, Job 14:10-2 Chronicles :, 2 Samuel 12:23, 2 Samuel 14:14, Isaiah 38:11

the land: Job 3:5, Psalms 88:6, Psalms 88:11, Psalms 88:12

the shadow: Job 3:5, Psalms 23:4, Jeremiah 2:6

Reciprocal: Job 7:7 - no more see Job 7:9 - he Job 14:12 - So man Job 15:30 - depart Job 17:13 - the grave Job 28:3 - the stones Psalms 39:13 - spare Psalms 44:19 - with the Psalms 107:14 - brought Isaiah 9:2 - in the land Amos 5:20 - darkness

Verse 22

the shadow of death: Where death projects his shadow, intercepting the light of life: without any order, having no arrangement, no distinction of inhabitants; the poor and the rich are there, the king and the beggar, their bodies in equal corruption and disgrace: where the light is as darkness, a palpable obscure, space and place, with only such a light or capability of distinction, as renders "darkness visible." Job 3:5, Job 34:22, Job 38:17, Psalms 23:4, Psalms 44:19, Psalms 88:12, Jeremiah 2:6, Jeremiah 13:16, Luke 16:26

Reciprocal: Job 7:7 - no more see Job 14:12 - So man Job 15:30 - depart Job 17:13 - the grave Job 18:18 - He shall be driven Job 28:3 - the stones Psalms 107:14 - brought Ecclesiastes 11:8 - yet Amos 5:20 - darkness Matthew 4:16 - shadow Luke 1:79 - and

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 10". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-10.html.