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Job 21

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Introduction

Overview

Job 21:1, Job shews that even in the judgment of man he has reason to be grieved; Job 21:7, Sometimes the wicked prosper, though they despise God; Job 21:16, Sometimes their destruction is manifest; Job 21:21, The happy and unhappy are alike in death; Job 21:27, The judgment of the wicked is in another world.

Verse 2

Hear: Job 13:3, Job 13:4, Job 18:2, Job 33:1, Job 33:31-33, Job 34:2, Judges 9:7, Isaiah 55:2, Hebrews 2:1

let this be: Job 15:11, Job 16:2

Reciprocal: Job 10:1 - I will leave Job 13:5 - General Job 13:6 - General

Verse 3

that I may: Job 13:13, Job 33:31-33

mock on: Job 12:4, Job 12:5, Job 13:9, Job 16:10, Job 16:20, Job 17:2

Reciprocal: Job 7:11 - I will not Job 13:5 - General Job 13:6 - General Job 27:12 - altogether Job 32:20 - I will speak Job 36:2 - Suffer

Verse 4

is my complaint: Job 7:11-21, Job 10:1, Job 10:2, 1 Samuel 1:16, Psalms 22:1-3, Psalms 77:3-9, Psalms 102:1, *title Psalms 142:2, Psalms 142:3, Matthew 26:38

if it were: 2 Kings 6:26, 2 Kings 6:27, Psalms 42:11

troubled: Heb. shortened, Exodus 6:9, *marg.

Reciprocal: Judges 16:16 - vexed Psalms 73:2 - But John 14:1 - not

Verse 5

Mark me: Heb. Look unto me

be astonished: Job 2:12, Job 17:8, Job 19:20, Job 19:21

lay your: Job 29:9, Job 40:4, Judges 18:19, Psalms 39:9, Proverbs 30:32, Amos 5:13, Micah 7:16, Romans 11:33

Verse 6

Even when: Psalms 77:3, Psalms 88:15, Psalms 119:120, Lamentations 3:19, Lamentations 3:20, Habakkuk 3:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 27:33 - trembled very exceedingly 1 Chronicles 21:30 - he was afraid Job 9:28 - afraid Job 10:15 - I am full Job 37:1 - General Psalms 73:5 - They are Ezekiel 7:18 - and horror 2 Corinthians 7:15 - with

Verse 7

Wherefore: Job 12:6, Psalms 17:10, Psalms 73:3-12, Jeremiah 12:1-3, Habakkuk 1:15, Habakkuk 1:16

mighty: Psalms 37:35, Daniel 4:17, Revelation 13:2-7, Revelation 17:2-4

Reciprocal: Job 5:24 - thou shalt know Job 8:16 - green Job 9:24 - earth Job 34:36 - his answers Job 36:6 - preserveth Psalms 17:14 - belly Psalms 37:7 - the man Psalms 73:6 - Therefore Psalms 92:7 - workers Ecclesiastes 7:15 - there is a wicked Ecclesiastes 9:2 - alike Joel 1:2 - ye old Habakkuk 1:4 - for Malachi 3:15 - yea Mark 10:22 - for Luke 6:24 - woe

Verse 8

Job 5:3, Job 5:4, Job 18:19, Job 20:10, Job 20:28, Proverbs 17:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 36:15 - Eliphaz

Verse 9

safe from fear: Heb. peace from fear, Job 15:21, Job 18:11, Psalms 73:19, Isaiah 57:19-21

the rod: Job 9:34, Psalms 73:5

Reciprocal: Ecclesiastes 6:2 - so Luke 17:27 - General

Verse 10

their cow: Exodus 23:26, Deuteronomy 7:13, Deuteronomy 7:14, Deuteronomy 28:11, Psalms 144:13, Psalms 144:14, Ecclesiastes 9:1, Ecclesiastes 9:2, Luke 12:16-21, Luke 16:19

Reciprocal: Job 22:17 - Depart Hosea 9:14 - a miscarrying womb

Verse 11

Psalms 107:41, Psalms 127:3-5

Reciprocal: Genesis 31:27 - with mirth Job 27:14 - children Job 36:11 - spend Ecclesiastes 2:8 - musical instruments Ecclesiastes 8:11 - sentence Isaiah 5:12 - the harp Isaiah 14:11 - pomp Isaiah 21:4 - the night Isaiah 30:32 - every place Amos 6:5 - to the Luke 6:25 - mourn Luke 12:19 - take Luke 16:19 - clothed 1 Timothy 5:6 - she Hebrews 11:25 - the pleasures James 5:5 - have lived

Verse 12

Genesis 4:21, Genesis 31:27, Isaiah 5:12, Isaiah 22:13, Amos 6:4-6

Reciprocal: Job 27:14 - children Ecclesiastes 2:8 - musical instruments Isaiah 30:32 - every place Daniel 6:18 - and passed Amos 6:5 - to the

Verse 13

They: Job 36:11, Psalms 73:4, Matthew 24:38, Matthew 24:39, Luke 12:19, Luke 12:20, Luke 17:28, Luke 17:29

wealth: or, mirth

Reciprocal: Judges 20:34 - knew not Psalms 49:14 - they Luke 15:13 - and took Luke 16:22 - the rich Luke 16:25 - thy good

Verse 14

they say: Job 22:17, Psalms 10:4, Psalms 10:11, Luke 8:28, Luke 8:37, Habakkuk 1:15, John 15:23, John 15:24, Romans 8:7

for we: Proverbs 1:7, Proverbs 1:22, Proverbs 1:29, John 3:19, John 3:20, John 8:45-47, Romans 1:28, 2 Thessalonians 2:10-12, 2 Timothy 4:3, 2 Timothy 4:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:14 - from thy Judges 2:10 - knew not Job 1:9 - Doth Job Job 2:9 - retain Job 8:6 - thou wert Job 18:21 - knoweth Job 34:9 - It Psalms 12:4 - who Psalms 73:9 - set Psalms 73:27 - lo Psalms 94:4 - boast Psalms 119:150 - draw nigh Psalms 119:155 - for they Psalms 139:20 - for they speak Proverbs 15:12 - neither Isaiah 43:22 - thou hast been Jeremiah 9:6 - refuse Jeremiah 44:16 - we Jeremiah 44:18 - we have Hosea 7:13 - fled Malachi 3:14 - It is Matthew 8:34 - they besought Matthew 25:24 - I knew Mark 5:17 - General Luke 16:25 - thy good Luke 19:21 - because 2 Thessalonians 1:9 - from the presence Hebrews 3:12 - in Hebrews 11:6 - he that James 3:5 - so

Verse 15

What is: Exodus 5:2, Psalms 12:4, Proverbs 30:9, Hosea 13:6

and what: Job 34:9, Job 35:3, Isaiah 30:11, Malachi 1:13, Malachi 1:14

if we: Isaiah 45:19, Matthew 7:7, John 16:24

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:14 - from thy Genesis 25:32 - and what Job 1:9 - Doth Job Job 2:9 - retain Job 8:3 - Almighty Job 8:6 - thou wert Job 22:2 - as he that Job 22:17 - Depart Psalms 14:4 - and Psalms 73:13 - Verily Psalms 73:27 - lo Psalms 94:4 - boast Psalms 119:155 - for they Psalms 139:20 - for they speak Proverbs 1:29 - that Isaiah 43:22 - thou hast been Jeremiah 9:6 - refuse Jeremiah 44:16 - we Jeremiah 44:18 - we have Hosea 7:13 - fled Zephaniah 1:12 - The Lord Malachi 3:14 - It is Matthew 25:24 - I knew Mark 5:17 - General Luke 8:37 - besought Luke 19:21 - because Romans 1:28 - as they did Romans 3:11 - seeketh James 3:5 - so

Verse 16

Lo: Job 1:21, Job 12:9, Job 12:10, Psalms 49:6, Psalms 49:7, Psalms 52:5-7, Ecclesiastes 8:8, Luke 16:2, Luke 16:25

the counsel: Job 22:18, Genesis 49:6, Psalms 1:1, Proverbs 1:10, Proverbs 5:8

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 20:20 - Far be it Job 9:29 - General Romans 3:11 - seeketh

Verse 17

oft: Job 18:5, Job 18:6, Job 18:18, Proverbs 13:9, Proverbs 20:20, Proverbs 24:20, Matthew 25:8

candle: or, lamp

distributeth: Psalms 32:10, Psalms 90:7-9, Luke 12:46, Romans 2:8, Romans 2:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:17 - in sorrow Job 9:29 - General Job 29:3 - candle Ecclesiastes 8:14 - there be just Revelation 18:23 - the light

Verse 18

as stubble: Job 13:25, Exodus 15:7, Psalms 1:4, Psalms 35:5, Psalms 83:13, Isaiah 5:24, Isaiah 17:13, Isaiah 29:5, Isaiah 40:24, Isaiah 41:15, Isaiah 41:16, Jeremiah 13:24, Hosea 13:3, Nahum 1:10, Matthew 3:12

carrieth: Heb. stealeth

Reciprocal: Job 27:20 - a tempest Job 30:22 - liftest me Ecclesiastes 8:10 - so Isaiah 57:13 - but the Zephaniah 2:2 - as

Verse 19

layeth: Job 22:24, Deuteronomy 32:34, Matthew 6:19, Matthew 6:20, Romans 2:5

iniquity: that is, the punishment of his iniquity, Genesis 4:7, Isaiah 53:4-6, 2 Corinthians 5:21

for his: Exodus 20:5, Psalms 109:9-31, Isaiah 14:21, Ezekiel 18:14, Ezekiel 18:19, Ezekiel 18:20, Matthew 23:31-35

he rewardeth: Deuteronomy 32:41, 2 Samuel 3:39, Psalms 54:5, Matthew 16:27, 2 Timothy 4:14, Revelation 18:6

he shall: Malachi 3:18

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 10:6 - your master's sons Job 14:17 - sealed up Job 21:31 - repay Isaiah 9:9 - And all Hosea 13:12 - General

Verse 20

see: Job 27:19, Luke 16:23

drink: Psalms 75:8, Isaiah 51:17, Jeremiah 25:15, Jeremiah 25:16, Jeremiah 51:7, Revelation 14:10, Revelation 19:15

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 18:4 - the fleece Job 8:3 - Almighty Job 31:23 - destruction Psalms 110:7 - He shall Isaiah 9:9 - And all Isaiah 63:6 - make

Verse 21

For what: Job 14:21, Ecclesiastes 2:18, Ecclesiastes 2:19, Luke 16:27, Luke 16:28

the number: Job 14:5, Psalms 55:23, Psalms 102:24

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 21:7 - General Psalms 17:14 - leave Psalms 102:23 - shortened Romans 5:1 - we have

Verse 22

teach: Job 40:2, Isaiah 40:13, Isaiah 40:14, Isaiah 45:9, Romans 11:34, 1 Corinthians 2:16

he judgeth: Job 34:17-19, Psalms 113:5, Psalms 113:6, Ecclesiastes 5:8, Isaiah 40:22, Isaiah 40:23, 1 Corinthians 6:3, 2 Peter 2:4, Jude 1:6, Revelation 20:1-3, Revelation 20:12-15

Reciprocal: Luke 4:27 - Naaman

Verse 23

in his full strength: Heb. in his very perfection, or, the strength of his perfection, Job 20:22, Job 20:23, Psalms 49:17, Psalms 73:4, Psalms 73:5, Luke 12:19-21

Reciprocal: Job 24:19 - so doth Job 27:19 - shall lie Job 36:14 - They die Jeremiah 5:28 - waxen

Verse 24

His breasts: or, His milk pails, Job 15:27, Psalms 17:10

moistened: Proverbs 3:8

Reciprocal: Psalms 73:4 - no Jeremiah 5:28 - waxen James 1:11 - so

Verse 25

in the bitterness: Job 3:20, Job 7:11, Job 9:18, Job 10:1, 2 Samuel 17:8, *marg. Proverbs 14:10, Isaiah 38:15-17

never: Job 20:23, 1 Kings 17:12, Ecclesiastes 6:2, Ezekiel 4:16, Ezekiel 4:17, Ezekiel 12:18

Reciprocal: Ecclesiastes 5:17 - he eateth

Verse 26

alike: Job 3:18, Job 3:19, Job 20:11, Ecclesiastes 9:2

the worms: Job 17:14, Job 19:26, Psalms 49:14, Isaiah 14:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:19 - and Acts 13:36 - and saw

Verse 27

I know: Job 4:8-11, Job 5:3-5, Job 8:3-6, Job 15:20-35, Job 20:5, Job 20:29, Luke 5:22

ye wrongfully: Job 32:3, Job 42:7, Psalms 59:4, Psalms 119:86, 1 Peter 2:19

Reciprocal: Job 9:29 - General Job 13:4 - ye are forgers Job 16:17 - Not for Job 19:7 - I cry Job 20:19 - Because Job 22:5 - not thy Job 22:20 - our substance Job 33:32 - General Job 36:4 - my John 9:3 - Neither 1 Corinthians 13:5 - thinketh James 2:4 - judges

Verse 28

Where: Job 20:7, Psalms 37:36, Psalms 52:5, Psalms 52:6, Habakkuk 2:9-11, Zechariah 5:4

dwelling places: Heb. tent of the tabernacles, Numbers 16:26-34

Reciprocal: Job 16:17 - Not for Job 20:19 - Because Job 22:20 - our substance Job 27:12 - ye yourselves Proverbs 14:11 - house Proverbs 21:12 - wisely

Verse 29

go by: Psalms 129:8

Reciprocal: Job 12:7 - But ask

Verse 30

the wicked: Proverbs 16:4, Nahum 1:2, 2 Peter 2:9-17, 2 Peter 3:7, Jude 1:13

day: Job 20:28, Psalms 110:5, Proverbs 11:4, Zephaniah 1:15, Romans 2:5, Revelation 6:17

wrath: Heb. wraths

Reciprocal: Joshua 2:3 - Bring Joshua 10:18 - General 1 Samuel 15:7 - smote Job 12:7 - But ask Job 27:19 - shall lie Job 31:3 - destruction Job 34:9 - It Job 36:6 - preserveth Psalms 88:11 - in destruction Proverbs 2:22 - the wicked Ecclesiastes 8:13 - it shall Jeremiah 41:15 - escaped Zephaniah 1:18 - in the day Malachi 3:15 - yea Luke 16:22 - the rich 2 Peter 2:4 - to be

Verse 31

declare: 2 Samuel 12:7-12, 1 Kings 21:19-24, Psalms 50:21, Jeremiah 2:33-35, Mark 6:18, Acts 24:25, Galatians 2:11

repay: Job 21:19, Job 41:11, Deuteronomy 7:10, Isaiah 59:13, Romans 12:19, James 2:13

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 21:7 - General

Verse 32

he be: Psalms 49:14, Ezekiel 32:21-32, Luke 16:22

grave: Heb. graves

remain in the tomb: Heb. watch in the heap

Reciprocal: Job 7:21 - sleep Job 17:14 - corruption Job 24:19 - so doth Psalms 82:7 - But Ecclesiastes 8:10 - so

Verse 33

sweet: Job 3:17, Job 3:18

every man: Job 30:23, Genesis 3:19, Ecclesiastes 1:4, Ecclesiastes 8:8, Ecclesiastes 12:7, Hebrews 9:27

Reciprocal: Job 6:10 - Then Job 7:21 - sleep Job 17:14 - corruption Ecclesiastes 8:10 - so

Verse 34

comfort: Job 16:2

seeing: Job 13:4, Job 32:3, Job 42:7

falsehood: Heb. transgression

Reciprocal: Job 6:25 - what doth Job 36:4 - my Daniel 5:10 - let not Zechariah 10:2 - they comfort

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 21". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-21.html.
 
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