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Job 2

Introduction

Overview

Job 2:1, Satan appearing again before God, obtains further leave to tempt Job; Job 2:7, He smites him with sore boils; Job 2:9, Job reproves his wife, who moved him to curse God; Job 2:11, His three friends console with him in silence.

Verse 1

Again: Job 1:6, Isaiah 6:1, Isaiah 6:2, Luke 1:19, Hebrews 1:14

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 31:14 - presented 1 Kings 22:19 - all the host 1 Kings 22:21 - General 1 Chronicles 21:1 - Satan 2 Chronicles 18:20 - there came Job 38:7 - the sons Zechariah 1:10 - These Zechariah 3:1 - Satan Zechariah 6:5 - go Zechariah 6:7 - the bay Matthew 4:10 - Satan Revelation 12:9 - and Satan Revelation 20:2 - the dragon

Verse 2

From whence: Genesis 16:8

From going: Job 1:7, John 14:30, 2 Corinthians 4:4, 1 Peter 5:8

Reciprocal: Judges 9:9 - to be promoted over the trees Zechariah 1:10 - These Zechariah 6:5 - go Zechariah 6:7 - the bay Matthew 12:43 - he Luke 11:24 - he walketh Ephesians 6:12 - against the Revelation 12:9 - into Revelation 20:2 - the dragon

Verse 3

Hast thou: Job 1:1, Job 1:8, Job 9:20, Genesis 6:9, Psalms 37:37, Philippians 3:12, 1 Peter 5:10

an upright: Proverbs 11:8, Proverbs 13:6, Proverbs 14:2, Proverbs 15:8, Proverbs 16:17

holdeth: Job 1:21, Job 1:22, Job 13:15, Job 27:5, Job 27:6, Psalms 26:1, Psalms 41:12, James 1:12, 1 Peter 1:7

thou movedst: Job 1:11

destroy him: Heb. swallow him up, 2 Samuel 20:20

without: Job 9:17, John 9:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:27 - a plain man 2 Chronicles 32:31 - to try him Job 2:9 - retain Job 5:5 - swalloweth Proverbs 24:28 - not Isaiah 52:4 - without Lamentations 2:2 - swallowed Matthew 8:32 - Go Luke 22:31 - Satan 2 Corinthians 2:11 - General Titus 1:9 - Holding Hebrews 11:17 - when 1 Peter 3:11 - eschew

Verse 4

all that: Esther 7:3, Esther 7:4, Isaiah 2:20, Isaiah 2:21, Jeremiah 41:8, Matthew 6:25, Matthew 16:26, Acts 27:18, Acts 27:19, Philippians 3:8-2 Samuel :

Reciprocal: Genesis 47:17 - for horses Genesis 47:19 - buy us Joshua 9:24 - we were sore 2 Samuel 19:16 - hasted 1 Kings 20:31 - peradventure 1 Kings 22:22 - a lying spirit 2 Kings 7:15 - had cast away 1 Chronicles 21:1 - Satan Job 1:12 - only Job 19:20 - and I am Proverbs 13:8 - ransom Jonah 1:5 - and cast Matthew 4:3 - the tempter Matthew 24:17 - which Mark 8:36 - what Mark 13:15 - General Mark 14:52 - General Luke 12:15 - for Luke 12:23 - General Luke 17:31 - he which John 8:44 - When Acts 27:22 - for Acts 27:38 - they lightened Romans 8:33 - Who Philippians 3:7 - General 1 Peter 3:10 - love

Verse 5

put forth: Job 1:11, Job 19:20, Job 19:21, 1 Chronicles 21:17, Psalms 32:3, Psalms 32:4, Psalms 38:2-Judges :, Psalms 39:10

He will curse: Job 2:9, Job 1:5, Job 1:11, Leviticus 24:15, Isaiah 8:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:3 - touch Leviticus 24:11 - cursed 2 Kings 6:33 - this evil is of the Lord Job 3:1 - cursed Job 4:5 - it toucheth Job 19:22 - and are not Job 23:10 - he hath Isaiah 54:17 - every Isaiah 65:3 - to my face Mark 5:12 - General Luke 8:31 - they 2 Corinthians 2:11 - General Revelation 12:10 - the accuser

Verse 6

Behold: Job 1:12

but: or, only

save: Job 38:10, Job 38:11, Psalms 65:7, Luke 8:29-Micah :, Luke 22:31, Luke 22:32, 1 Corinthians 10:13, Revelation 2:10, Revelation 20:1, Revelation 20:2, Revelation 20:7

his life: By naphsho, "his soul," Maimonides understands "his mind," or intellectual powers.

Reciprocal: Genesis 16:6 - in Deuteronomy 28:35 - botch 2 Chronicles 18:21 - Thou shalt Job 23:10 - he hath Psalms 78:49 - by sending Mark 5:13 - gave Mark 9:20 - the spirit Luke 4:9 - brought Luke 8:32 - he suffered Luke 12:23 - General 1 Corinthians 5:5 - deliver 2 Timothy 2:26 - at Revelation 9:4 - which Revelation 9:5 - they should not

Verse 7

So went: 1 Kings 22:22

sore boils: Shechin ra, supposed to be the Judham, or black leprosy, of the Arabs, termed Elephantiasis by the Greeks, from its rendering the skin, like that of the elephant, scabrous, dark coloured, and furrowed all over with tubercles. This loathsome and most afflictive disease is accompanied with most intolerable itching. Job 30:17-Psalms :, Job 30:30, Exodus 9:9-1 Kings :, Deuteronomy 28:27, Deuteronomy 28:35, Revelation 16:11

from the sole: Isaiah 1:6, Isaiah 3:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:16 - went Leviticus 13:18 - a boil 2 Samuel 14:25 - from the sole 2 Kings 20:7 - the boil Job 1:12 - So Satan Job 7:5 - flesh Job 9:17 - multiplieth Job 9:23 - If the Job 13:27 - settest Job 16:11 - to the ungodly Job 19:10 - destroyed Job 30:18 - By the great Psalms 38:3 - soundness Psalms 41:8 - An evil disease Psalms 78:49 - by sending Proverbs 18:14 - spirit Jonah 1:3 - from Matthew 8:32 - the whole Matthew 17:15 - for ofttimes Mark 5:5 - crying Luke 13:11 - a spirit Luke 16:20 - full 2 Corinthians 12:7 - the messenger Revelation 16:2 - a noisome

Verse 8

took him: Job 19:14-Esther :, Psalms 38:5, Psalms 38:7, Luke 16:20, Luke 16:21

he sat: Job 42:6, 2 Samuel 13:19, Isaiah 61:3, Ezekiel 27:30, Jonah 3:6, Matthew 11:21

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 2:8 - the poor 1 Kings 20:41 - the ashes away Esther 4:1 - with ashes Job 7:5 - flesh Job 30:19 - dust Psalms 38:3 - soundness Psalms 41:8 - An evil disease Psalms 113:7 - needy Isaiah 1:6 - the sole Isaiah 3:26 - shall sit Isaiah 47:1 - down Isaiah 58:5 - to spread Lamentations 3:16 - covered me with ashes Micah 1:10 - roll Matthew 8:32 - the whole Mark 5:5 - crying Revelation 16:2 - a noisome

Verse 9

his wife: Genesis 3:6, Genesis 3:12, 1 Kings 11:4

retain: Job 2:3, Job 21:14, Job 21:15, 2 Kings 6:33, Malachi 3:14

curse God: Job 2:5, Job 1:11

Reciprocal: Leviticus 24:11 - cursed Judges 14:17 - she lay 1 Kings 16:18 - and burnt the king's house 1 Kings 21:13 - blaspheme God Job 1:5 - cursed Job 3:1 - cursed Job 19:17 - breath Job 27:5 - I will not Isaiah 8:21 - curse Matthew 27:5 - and departed 2 Corinthians 2:11 - General 2 Corinthians 4:8 - not in despair

Verse 10

Thou speakest: Genesis 3:17, 2 Samuel 19:22, Matthew 16:23

as one: 2 Samuel 6:20, 2 Samuel 6:21, 2 Samuel 13:13, 2 Samuel 24:10, 2 Chronicles 16:9, Proverbs 9:6, Proverbs 9:13, Matthew 25:2

shall we receive: Job 1:1-Leviticus :, Job 1:10, Job 1:21, 2 Samuel 19:28, Lamentations 3:38-Mark :, John 18:11, Romans 12:12, Hebrews 12:9-1 Kings :, James 5:10

In all this: Job 1:22, Psalms 39:1, Psalms 59:12, Matthew 12:34-Haggai :, James 3:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:15 - denied Leviticus 10:3 - Aaron Leviticus 24:11 - cursed 1 Samuel 3:18 - It is the Lord 2 Samuel 12:20 - arose 1 Kings 16:18 - and burnt the king's house Job 1:9 - Doth Job Job 3:1 - After Job 6:26 - reprove Job 19:17 - breath Job 19:21 - the hand Job 32:13 - God Job 34:8 - General Psalms 39:9 - General Psalms 106:33 - he spake Isaiah 45:7 - I make Peace Jonah 4:8 - and wished Mark 8:33 - Get Luke 9:55 - Ye know 2 Corinthians 4:8 - not in despair Ephesians 5:15 - not James 5:11 - Ye 1 Peter 2:15 - foolish

Verse 11

friends: Job 6:14, Job 16:20, Job 19:19, Job 19:21, Job 42:7, Proverbs 17:17, Proverbs 18:24, Proverbs 27:10

Temanite: Job 6:19, Job 15:1, Genesis 36:11, Genesis 36:15, Jeremiah 49:7

Shuhite: Job 8:1, Job 18:1, Genesis 25:2, 1 Chronicles 1:32

to come: Job 42:11, Genesis 37:35, Isaiah 51:19, John 11:19, Romans 12:15, 1 Corinthians 12:26, Hebrews 13:3

to comfort: Job 13:4, Job 16:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:15 - Tema Genesis 36:4 - Eliphaz Genesis 36:34 - Temani 1 Chronicles 1:45 - Temanites 1 Chronicles 7:22 - and his brethren Job 4:1 - Eliphaz Job 6:21 - ye see Job 11:1 - Zophar Job 20:1 - Zophar Obadiah 1:9 - O

Verse 12

knew him: Job 19:14, Ruth 1:19-Ecclesiastes :, Lamentations 4:7, Lamentations 4:8

their voice: Genesis 27:34, Judges 2:4, 1 Samuel 11:4, 1 Samuel 30:4, 2 Samuel 13:36, Esther 4:1

they rent: Job 1:20

sprinkled dust upon: Nehemiah 9:1, Lamentations 2:10, Ezekiel 27:30, Revelation 18:19

Reciprocal: Genesis 33:4 - embraced Genesis 37:34 - General Exodus 33:4 - and no Numbers 5:17 - of the dust Joshua 7:6 - put dust 1 Samuel 4:12 - with earth 2 Samuel 13:19 - put ashes Ezra 9:3 - sat Job 14:20 - changest Job 18:20 - were affrighted Job 21:5 - be astonished Psalms 137:1 - the rivers Ezekiel 26:16 - come Acts 20:37 - wept

Verse 13

they sat: Ezra 9:3, Nehemiah 1:4, Isaiah 3:26, Isaiah 47:1

seven days: Genesis 1:5, Genesis 1:8, Genesis 50:10

none spake: Job 4:2, Psalms 77:4

Reciprocal: Job 9:17 - multiplieth Job 18:20 - were affrighted Psalms 137:1 - the rivers Ecclesiastes 3:7 - time to keep Lamentations 2:10 - elders Ezekiel 3:15 - sat Ezekiel 26:16 - sit

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 2". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-2.html.