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Bible Commentaries
Job 15

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Introduction

Overview

Job 15:1, Eliphaz reproves Job for impiety in justifying himself; v.17, He proves by tradition the unquietness of wicked men.

Verse 1

Eliphaz: Job 2:11, Job 4:1, Job 22:1, Job 42:7, Job 42:9

Verse 2

a wise man: Job 11:2, Job 11:3, Job 13:2, James 3:13

vain knowledge: Heb. knowledge of wind, Job 6:26, Job 8:2

fill: Hosea 12:1

Reciprocal: Job 12:2 - ye are the people Job 16:3 - vain words Job 24:25 - who will make Job 33:3 - my lips Job 34:35 - General Isaiah 44:20 - feedeth

Verse 3

he reason: Job 13:4, Job 13:5, Job 16:2, Job 16:3, Job 26:1-3, Malachi 3:13-15, Matthew 12:36, Matthew 12:37, Colossians 4:6, 1 Timothy 6:4, 1 Timothy 6:5

Reciprocal: Job 11:3 - thy lies Titus 3:9 - unprofitable

Verse 4

castest off: Heb. makest void, Job 4:5, Job 4:6, Job 6:14, Psalms 36:1-3, Psalms 119:126, Zephaniah 1:6, Romans 3:31, Galatians 2:21

restrainest: Job 5:8, Job 27:10, 1 Chronicles 10:13, 1 Chronicles 10:14, Hosea 7:14, Amos 6:10, Luke 18:1

prayer: or, speech.

Reciprocal: Job 19:3 - ye reproached Job 33:32 - General Job 36:13 - they Jeremiah 36:24 - they Colossians 4:2 - Continue

Verse 5

uttereth: Heb. teacheth, Job 9:22-24, Job 12:6, Mark 7:21, Mark 7:22, Luke 6:45, James 1:26

thou choosest: Psalms 50:19, Psalms 50:20, Psalms 52:2-4, Psalms 64:3, Psalms 120:2, Psalms 120:3, Jeremiah 9:3-5, Jeremiah 9:8, James 3:5-8

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:24 - I am Job 9:20 - mine Job 22:5 - not thy Job 22:20 - our substance Job 33:32 - General Job 34:8 - General Jeremiah 9:5 - taught Matthew 23:31 - witnesses Matthew 25:26 - Thou Luke 19:22 - Out

Verse 6

own mouth: Job 9:20, Psalms 64:8, Matthew 12:37, Matthew 26:65, Luke 19:22

thine own: Job 33:8-12, Job 34:5-9, Job 35:2, Job 35:3, Job 40:8, Job 42:3

Reciprocal: Joshua 24:22 - Ye are witnesses 2 Samuel 1:16 - mouth 1 Kings 20:40 - So shall thy judgment be Job 9:31 - shalt Job 22:5 - not thy Job 22:20 - our substance Matthew 21:31 - The first Matthew 23:31 - witnesses Matthew 25:26 - Thou Luke 11:19 - shall Luke 11:48 - ye bear

Verse 7

the first: Job 15:10, Job 12:12, Genesis 4:1

or wast thou: Job 38:4-41, Psalms 90:2, Proverbs 8:22-25

Reciprocal: Job 32:6 - durst not Job 38:12 - since Job 38:21 - General Proverbs 8:25 - General

Verse 8

the secret: Job 11:6, Deuteronomy 29:29, Psalms 25:14, Proverbs 3:32, Jeremiah 23:18, Amos 3:7, Matthew 11:25, Matthew 13:11, Matthew 13:35, John 15:15, Romans 11:34, Romans 16:25, Romans 16:26, 1 Corinthians 2:9-11, 1 Corinthians 2:16

thou restrain: Job 12:2, Job 13:5, Job 13:6

Reciprocal: Job 5:1 - and to which Job 13:2 - General Job 15:11 - is there Job 26:3 - counselled Job 29:4 - the secret Job 32:13 - We Proverbs 8:25 - General Ezekiel 28:3 - no secret

Verse 9

knowest: Job 13:2, Job 26:3, Job 26:4, 2 Corinthians 10:7, 2 Corinthians 11:5, 2 Corinthians 11:21-30

Reciprocal: Job 5:27 - we have searched Job 17:10 - for I Psalms 119:100 - understand

Verse 10

the grayheaded: Job 8:8-10, Job 12:20, Job 32:6, Job 32:7, Deuteronomy 32:7, Proverbs 16:31

Reciprocal: Job 5:27 - we have searched Job 12:12 - General Job 15:7 - the first Job 15:18 - from their Job 20:4 - thou not Psalms 119:100 - understand Ecclesiastes 12:5 - the almond Joel 1:2 - ye old

Verse 11

the consolations: Job 5:8-26, Job 11:13-19, 2 Corinthians 1:3-5, 2 Corinthians 7:6

is there: Job 15:8, Job 13:2, 1 Kings 22:24

Reciprocal: Job 11:6 - show thee Job 19:3 - ye reproached Job 21:2 - let this be

Verse 12

thine heart: Ecclesiastes 11:9, Mark 7:21, Mark 7:22, Acts 5:3, Acts 5:4, Acts 8:22, James 1:14, James 1:15

thy eyes: Job 17:2, Psalms 35:19, Proverbs 6:13

Reciprocal: Job 19:3 - ye reproached Proverbs 10:10 - that Galatians 2:13 - carried

Verse 13

turnest: Job 15:25-27, Job 9:4, Romans 8:7, Romans 8:8

and lettest: Job 10:3, Job 12:6, Psalms 34:13, Malachi 3:13, James 1:26, James 3:2-6

Verse 14

is man: Job 9:2, Job 14:4, Job 25:4-6, 1 Kings 8:46, 2 Chronicles 6:36, Psalms 14:3, Psalms 51:5, Proverbs 20:9, Ecclesiastes 7:20, Ecclesiastes 7:29, John 3:6, Romans 7:18, Galatians 3:22, Ephesians 2:2, Ephesians 2:3, 1 John 1:8-10

Reciprocal: Genesis 5:3 - in his Genesis 8:21 - the imagination Leviticus 12:2 - If a woman Job 4:17 - shall a man Job 11:12 - man be Job 14:1 - born Psalms 58:3 - estranged Psalms 130:3 - shouldest mark Psalms 143:2 - in thy sight Psalms 144:3 - what is man Proverbs 21:8 - way Isaiah 64:6 - are all Jeremiah 17:9 - General Matthew 1:18 - of the Matthew 11:11 - born Mark 7:21 - out Luke 11:13 - being Luke 18:19 - General John 3:7 - Ye John 9:34 - wast Acts 4:27 - thy Romans 3:10 - none 1 Corinthians 4:4 - yet Philippians 3:9 - not Titus 3:5 - by works Hebrews 2:6 - What

Verse 15

he putteth: Job 4:18, Job 25:5, Isaiah 6:2-5

Reciprocal: Job 5:1 - and to which Job 26:11 - are astonished Psalms 113:6 - humbleth Habakkuk 1:13 - of Romans 3:20 - in his sight Colossians 1:22 - in his

Verse 16

How much: Rather, "How much less aph kee, abominable and filthy man," who, under the influence of sinful propensities, commits sin as greedily as a thirsty man or camel drinks down water.

abominable: Job 4:19, Job 42:6, Psalms 14:1-3, Psalms 53:3, Romans 1:28-30, Romans 3:9-19, Titus 3:3

drinketh: Job 20:12, Job 34:7, Proverbs 19:28

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:5 - every imagination Job 4:18 - he put Psalms 14:3 - filthy Psalms 17:4 - works Psalms 36:4 - abhorreth Psalms 53:1 - Corrupt Proverbs 14:9 - Fools Ecclesiastes 3:18 - concerning Ecclesiastes 9:3 - also Matthew 7:11 - being Luke 1:35 - that Romans 3:10 - none Ephesians 4:19 - with Titus 1:16 - being Hebrews 9:14 - How

Verse 17

hear me: Job 5:27, Job 13:5, Job 13:6, Job 33:1, Job 34:2, Job 36:2

Reciprocal: Job 13:1 - ear Psalms 44:1 - in the times Proverbs 24:30 - went

Verse 18

from their: Job 15:10, Job 8:8, Psalms 71:18, Psalms 78:3-6, Isaiah 38:19

Reciprocal: Job 13:1 - ear

Verse 19

Unto whom: Genesis 10:25, Genesis 10:32, Deuteronomy 32:8, Joel 3:17

Verse 20

travaileth: Romans 8:22, Ecclesiastes 9:3

the number: Psalms 90:3, Psalms 90:4, Psalms 90:12, Luke 12:19-21, James 5:1-6

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:14 - driven Leviticus 26:16 - terror 1 Samuel 28:20 - sore afraid Esther 5:13 - Yet all this Job 16:17 - Not for Job 21:27 - I know Job 27:13 - the heritage Psalms 7:14 - General Isaiah 48:22 - General Isaiah 57:20 - like Daniel 5:6 - the king's

Verse 21

dreadful sound: Heb. sound of fears, Job 18:11, Genesis 3:9, Genesis 3:10, Leviticus 26:36, 2 Kings 7:6, Proverbs 1:26, Proverbs 1:27

in prosperity: Job 1:13-19, Job 20:5-7, Job 20:22-24, Leviticus 26:36, 1 Samuel 25:36-38, Psalms 73:18-20, Psalms 92:7, Acts 12:21-23, 1 Thessalonians 5:3

the destroyer: 1 Corinthians 10:10, Revelation 9:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 43:18 - the men Genesis 50:15 - Joseph Leviticus 26:16 - terror Judges 7:21 - all the host 1 Samuel 25:37 - his heart 1 Samuel 28:5 - he was afraid 1 Kings 1:41 - Wherefore 2 Kings 19:7 - hear a rumour 2 Chronicles 14:14 - the fear Esther 7:6 - was afraid Job 20:25 - terrors Job 21:9 - safe from fear Job 27:20 - Terrors Job 33:22 - his life Psalms 53:5 - There Psalms 73:19 - they are Proverbs 10:24 - fear Isaiah 33:14 - sinners Isaiah 37:7 - I will Jeremiah 49:5 - I will 1 John 4:18 - fear hath

Verse 22

He believeth not: Job 6:11, Job 9:16, 2 Kings 6:33, Isaiah 8:21, Isaiah 8:22, Matthew 27:5

and he is: Job 20:24, Job 20:25

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:13 - General Genesis 50:15 - Joseph Leviticus 26:36 - I will send Judges 7:21 - all the host 1 Samuel 25:37 - his heart 1 Kings 1:41 - Wherefore 1 Kings 1:52 - wickedness Esther 7:6 - was afraid Job 15:30 - depart Job 23:17 - the darkness from Psalms 107:14 - brought Isaiah 33:14 - sinners

Verse 23

wandereth: Job 30:3, Job 30:4, Genesis 4:12, Psalms 59:15, Psalms 109:10, Lamentations 5:6, Lamentations 5:9, Hebrews 11:37, Hebrews 11:38

the day: Job 18:5, Job 18:6, Job 18:12, Job 18:18, Ecclesiastes 11:8, Joel 2:2, Amos 5:20, Zephaniah 1:15, Hebrews 10:27

Reciprocal: Job 9:4 - who hath hardened Psalms 37:25 - nor his seed

Verse 24

anguish: Job 6:2-4, Psalms 119:143, Proverbs 1:27, Isaiah 13:3, Matthew 26:37, Matthew 26:38, Romans 2:9

as a king: Proverbs 6:11, Proverbs 24:34

Reciprocal: Esther 6:13 - If Mordecai Job 18:12 - hungerbitten Isaiah 45:9 - unto him Jeremiah 36:29 - Thou hast

Verse 25

he stretcheth: Leviticus 26:23, Psalms 73:9, Psalms 73:11, Isaiah 27:4, Daniel 5:23, Malachi 3:13, Acts 9:5, Acts 12:1, Acts 12:23

strengtheneth: Job 9:4, Job 40:9-11, Exodus 5:2, Exodus 5:3, Exodus 9:17, 1 Samuel 4:7-9, 1 Samuel 6:6, Psalms 52:7, Isaiah 8:9, Isaiah 8:10, Isaiah 10:12-14, Isaiah 41:4-7

Reciprocal: Joshua 8:18 - Stretch Judges 20:14 - General 1 Samuel 24:20 - I know well 2 Kings 1:13 - he sent again 2 Kings 18:35 - that the Lord 2 Chronicles 13:12 - fight ye 2 Chronicles 32:16 - yet 2 Chronicles 32:19 - spake Job 15:13 - turnest Job 33:13 - strive Isaiah 28:15 - We have Isaiah 36:20 - that the Lord Isaiah 37:29 - rage Jeremiah 44:16 - we Ezekiel 7:13 - neither Daniel 5:20 - when John 12:10 - General Acts 5:39 - to fight

Verse 26

runneth: 2 Chronicles 28:22, 2 Chronicles 32:13-17

even on: Job 16:12, Genesis 49:8, Psalms 18:40

Reciprocal: Exodus 9:17 - General Judges 20:14 - General 2 Kings 1:13 - he sent again 2 Kings 18:35 - that the Lord 2 Chronicles 13:12 - fight ye 2 Chronicles 32:16 - yet 2 Chronicles 32:19 - spake Job 33:13 - strive Isaiah 36:20 - that the Lord Isaiah 37:29 - rage John 12:10 - General

Verse 27

he covereth: Job 17:10, Deuteronomy 32:15, Psalms 17:10, Psalms 73:7, Psalms 78:31, Isaiah 6:10, Jeremiah 5:28

Reciprocal: Judges 3:17 - a very fat Judges 3:29 - lusty Job 21:24 - His breasts

Verse 28

desolate: Job 3:14, Job 18:15, Isaiah 5:8-10, Micah 7:18

which are ready: Jeremiah 9:11, Jeremiah 26:18, Jeremiah 51:37, Micah 3:12

Reciprocal: Proverbs 13:11 - Wealth Jeremiah 5:28 - waxen

Verse 29

neither shall: Job 20:22-28, Job 22:15-20, Job 27:16, Job 27:17, Psalms 49:16, Psalms 49:17, Luke 12:19-21, Luke 16:2, Luke 16:19-22, James 1:11, James 5:1-3

Reciprocal: Job 20:5 - the triumphing Proverbs 12:3 - shall not be established Proverbs 13:11 - Wealth

Verse 30

depart: Job 15:22, Job 10:21, Job 10:22, Job 18:5, Job 18:6, Job 18:18, Matthew 8:12, Matthew 22:13, 2 Peter 2:17, Jude 1:13

the flame: Job 20:26, Isaiah 30:33, Ezekiel 15:4-7, Ezekiel 20:47, Ezekiel 20:48, Matthew 25:41, Mark 9:43-49, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, 2 Thessalonians 1:9

by the breath: Job 4:9, Isaiah 11:4, Revelation 19:15

Reciprocal: Job 18:16 - shall his branch Job 31:8 - let my Psalms 107:14 - brought Isaiah 40:24 - they shall not be planted Jeremiah 17:6 - like John 15:6 - he

Verse 31

not him: Job 12:16, Isaiah 44:20, Galatians 6:3, Galatians 6:7, Ephesians 5:6

trust: Psalms 62:10, Isaiah 59:4, Jonah 2:8

for vanity: Job 4:8, Proverbs 22:8, Isaiah 17:10, Isaiah 17:11, Hosea 8:7, Galatians 6:8

Reciprocal: Job 22:5 - not thy Job 34:33 - he will

Verse 32

accomplished: or, cut off, Job 22:16, Psalms 55:23, Ecclesiastes 7:17

and his branch: Job 8:16-19, Job 14:7-9, Job 18:16, Job 18:17, Psalms 52:5-8, Isaiah 27:11, Ezekiel 17:8-10, Hosea 9:16, Hosea 14:5-7, John 15:6

Reciprocal: Job 36:14 - They die Proverbs 10:27 - the years

Verse 33

shake off: Isaiah 33:9, Revelation 6:13

and: Deuteronomy 28:39, Deuteronomy 28:40

Reciprocal: Proverbs 10:27 - the years Ecclesiastes 7:17 - why

Verse 34

the congregation: Job 8:13, Job 20:1, Job 27:8, Job 36:13, Isaiah 33:14, Isaiah 33:15, Matthew 24:51

the tabernacles: Job 11:14, Job 12:6, Job 22:5-9, Job 29:12-17, 1 Samuel 8:3, 1 Samuel 12:3, Micah 7:2, Amos 5:11, Amos 5:12

Reciprocal: Job 16:17 - Not for Job 32:3 - and yet Proverbs 14:11 - house Isaiah 9:17 - for every Acts 24:26 - hoped

Verse 35

conceive: Psalms 7:14, Isaiah 59:4, Isaiah 59:5, Hosea 10:13, Galatians 6:7, Galatians 6:8, James 1:15

vanity: or, iniquity

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 20:7 - seeketh mischief Psalms 10:7 - mischief Proverbs 24:2 - General Isaiah 33:11 - conceive Acts 5:4 - why

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 15". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-15.html.
 
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