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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Job 17

Overview

Job 17:1, Job appeals from men to God; Job 17:6, The unmerciful dealing of men with the afflicted may astonish, but not discourage the righteous; Job 17:11, His hope is not in life, but in death.

Verse 1

breath is corrupt: or, spirit is spent, Job 19:17

my days: Job 6:11, Job 42:16, Isaiah 57:16

the graves: Job 17:13, Job 17:14, Psalms 88:3-5, Isaiah 38:10-14

Reciprocal: Job 33:22 - his soul Psalms 88:4 - counted Psalms 88:15 - afflicted Psalms 146:4 - His breath Isaiah 38:12 - he will cut

Verse 2

mockers: Job 12:4, Job 13:9, Job 16:20, Job 21:3, Psalms 35:14-16, Matthew 27:39-44

continue: Heb. lodge, Psalms 25:13, Psalms 91:1, *marg.

provocation: 1 Samuel 1:6, 1 Samuel 1:7

Reciprocal: Job 11:3 - mockest Job 15:12 - thy eyes Job 27:12 - altogether Luke 8:53 - laughed

Verse 3

put me: Job 9:33, Genesis 43:9, Genesis 44:32, Proverbs 11:15, Proverbs 20:16, Hebrews 7:22

strike: Proverbs 6:11, Proverbs 11:15, *marg. Proverbs 17:18, Proverbs 22:26

Reciprocal: Job 31:35 - Oh

Verse 4

2 Samuel 15:31, 2 Samuel 17:14, 2 Chronicles 25:16, Isaiah 19:14, Matthew 11:25, Matthew 13:11, Romans 11:8, 1 Corinthians 1:20

Reciprocal: Job 12:2 - ye are the people Job 12:20 - taketh Job 12:24 - He taketh Job 17:10 - for I Job 18:3 - Wherefore Job 39:17 - General

Verse 5

He that: Job 32:21, Job 32:22, Psalms 12:2, Psalms 12:3, Proverbs 20:19, Proverbs 29:5, 1 Thessalonians 2:5

the eyes: Exodus 20:5, Deuteronomy 28:65, 1 Kings 11:12, Lamentations 4:17

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:32 - fail Job 13:7 - General Proverbs 19:22 - and

Verse 6

a byword: Job 30:9, 1 Kings 9:7, Psalms 44:14

aforetime: or, before them

as a tabret: Genesis 31:27, Isaiah 5:12

Reciprocal: Job 12:4 - one mocked

Verse 7

Mine eye: Job 16:16, Psalms 6:7, Psalms 31:9, Psalms 31:10, Lamentations 5:17

members: or, thoughts, Job 17:11

shadow: Psalms 109:23, Ecclesiastes 6:12

Reciprocal: Psalms 88:9 - Mine

Verse 8

astonied: Psalms 73:12-15, Ecclesiastes 5:8, Habakkuk 1:13, Romans 11:33

stir up: Job 34:30, Acts 13:46

Reciprocal: Job 1:8 - upright Job 21:5 - be astonished Job 33:9 - innocent

Verse 9

hold on: Psalms 84:7, Psalms 84:11, Proverbs 4:18, Proverbs 14:16, Isaiah 35:8-10, 1 Peter 1:5, 1 John 2:19

clean: Genesis 20:5, Psalms 24:4, Psalms 26:6, Psalms 73:13, Isaiah 1:15, Isaiah 1:16, Mark 7:2

be stronger and stronger: Heb. add strength, Isaiah 40:29-31, 2 Corinthians 12:9, 2 Corinthians 12:10

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:10 - two bands 2 Samuel 3:1 - David waxed 2 Samuel 5:10 - General 2 Samuel 22:21 - cleanness 1 Chronicles 11:9 - waxed greater and greater 1 Chronicles 12:22 - day by day Job 1:8 - upright Job 23:11 - his way Psalms 37:34 - keep Psalms 92:14 - in old age Psalms 94:15 - and all Psalms 119:157 - yet do I Isaiah 40:31 - renew Hosea 14:9 - and the Matthew 13:33 - till Luke 13:21 - till John 10:28 - they John 15:2 - and Acts 9:22 - increased Romans 2:7 - patient Philippians 1:9 - your Philippians 3:12 - already perfect 1 Thessalonians 4:1 - so ye 2 Thessalonians 1:3 - your James 1:4 - let James 4:8 - Cleanse 1 Peter 2:2 - grow Revelation 2:19 - the last Revelation 22:11 - and he that

Verse 10

do ye return: Job 6:29, Malachi 3:18

for I: Job 17:4, Job 15:9, Job 32:9, Job 42:7, 1 Corinthians 1:20, 1 Corinthians 6:5

Reciprocal: Job 15:27 - he covereth Job 18:3 - Wherefore Job 26:3 - counselled

Verse 11

My days: Job 7:6, Job 9:25, Job 9:26, Isaiah 38:10

purposes: Proverbs 16:9, Proverbs 19:21, Ecclesiastes 9:10, Isaiah 8:10, Lamentations 3:37, Romans 1:13, 2 Corinthians 1:15-17, James 4:13-15

thoughts: Heb. possessions

Reciprocal: Job 17:7 - members Job 19:10 - I am gone Job 33:17 - withdraw Psalms 88:15 - afflicted Psalms 146:4 - his thoughts Ecclesiastes 2:20 - General Lamentations 3:54 - I said

Verse 12

change: Job 7:3, Job 7:4, Job 7:13, Job 7:14, Job 24:14-16, Deuteronomy 28:67

short: Heb. near

Verse 13

If I wait: Job 14:14, Psalms 27:14, Lamentations 3:25, Lamentations 3:26

the grave: Job 17:1, Job 10:21, Job 10:22, Job 30:23

I have made: Psalms 139:8, Isaiah 57:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:19 - and Job 14:10 - man Job 33:22 - his soul Job 36:20 - Desire Psalms 49:14 - they Ecclesiastes 3:20 - go Ecclesiastes 12:5 - because Isaiah 14:11 - the worm

Verse 14

said: Heb. cried, or, called

corruption: Job 21:32, Job 21:33, Psalms 16:10, Psalms 49:9, Acts 2:27-31, Acts 13:34-37, 1 Corinthians 15:42, 1 Corinthians 15:53, 1 Corinthians 15:54

to the worm: Job 19:26, Job 24:20, Isaiah 14:11

Reciprocal: Job 6:8 - the thing that I long for Job 6:11 - What Job 7:5 - flesh Job 7:21 - sleep Job 10:9 - into dust again Job 17:1 - the graves Job 21:26 - the worms Job 30:29 - a brother Job 36:20 - Desire Psalms 49:14 - they Proverbs 7:4 - Thou Acts 13:36 - and saw

Verse 15

my hope: Job 4:6, Job 6:11, Job 13:15, Job 19:10

Reciprocal: Job 7:6 - without hope Lamentations 3:18 - General

Verse 16

the bars of the pit: Job 18:13, Job 18:14, Job 33:18-28, Psalms 88:4-8, Psalms 143:7, Isaiah 38:17, Isaiah 38:18, Jonah 2:6

rest: Job 3:17-19, Ezekiel 37:11, 2 Corinthians 1:9

Reciprocal: Job 33:28 - will deliver Ezekiel 28:8 - shall bring

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 17". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-17.html.