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Job 22

Introduction

Overview

Job 22:1, Eliphaz shews that man’s goodness profits not God; Job 22:5, He accuses Job of divers sins; Job 22:21, He exhorts him to repentance, with promises of mercy.

Verse 1

Reciprocal: Job 4:1 - Eliphaz Job 15:1 - Eliphaz

Verse 2

a man: Job 35:6-Ruth :, Psalms 16:2, Luke 17:10

as he that: etc. or, if he may be profitable, doth his good success depend thereon, Job 21:15, Deuteronomy 10:13, Proverbs 3:13-Job :, Proverbs 4:7-1 Samuel :, Proverbs 9:12, Ecclesiastes 7:11, Ecclesiastes 7:12, Matthew 5:29, Galatians 6:7, Galatians 6:8

Reciprocal: Job 5:27 - for thy good Job 35:7 - General Job 41:11 - Who Mark 8:36 - profit Acts 17:25 - is 1 Corinthians 2:16 - who 1 Timothy 4:8 - godliness Titus 3:8 - good

Verse 3

any pleasure: 1 Chronicles 29:17, Psalms 147:10, Psalms 147:11, Proverbs 11:1, Proverbs 11:20, Proverbs 12:22, Proverbs 15:8, Malachi 2:17, Philippians 4:18

thou makest: Job 23:10-2 Kings :, Psalms 39:1, Psalms 119:3-Joshua :, Psalms 119:59, Acts 24:16, 2 Corinthians 7:1

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 22:33 - perfect Job 35:7 - General Job 41:11 - Who Psalms 16:2 - my goodness Proverbs 9:12 - General Luke 17:10 - General

Verse 4

reprove: Psalms 39:11, Psalms 76:6, Psalms 80:16, Revelation 3:19

for fear: Job 7:12

will he enter: Job 9:19, Job 9:32, Job 14:3, Job 16:21, Job 23:6, Job 23:7, Job 34:23, Psalms 130:3, Psalms 130:4, Psalms 143:2, Ecclesiastes 12:14, Isaiah 3:14, Isaiah 3:15

Verse 5

not thy: Job 4:7-1 Kings :, Job 11:14, Job 15:5, Job 15:6, Job 15:31-Nahum :, Job 21:27, Job 32:3

thine: Psalms 19:12, Psalms 40:12

Reciprocal: Job 7:20 - I have sinned Job 9:29 - General Job 13:23 - many Job 15:34 - the tabernacles Job 16:17 - Not for Job 29:12 - I delivered Job 33:32 - General Isaiah 32:6 - empty Isaiah 54:17 - every Luke 13:2 - Suppose John 9:3 - Neither

Verse 6

For thou: Job 24:3, Job 24:9, Exodus 22:26, Deuteronomy 24:10-Job :, Ezekiel 18:7, Ezekiel 18:12, Ezekiel 18:16, Amos 2:8

stripped: etc. Heb. stripped the clothes of the naked, Job 24:10, Job 31:19, Job 31:20

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 1:17 - ye shall hear Deuteronomy 24:12 - General Job 13:4 - ye are forgers Job 20:19 - Because Job 24:7 - the naked Job 36:4 - my Ezekiel 33:15 - restore Habakkuk 2:6 - that increaseth John 21:7 - naked Romans 8:33 - Who 1 Corinthians 4:11 - and are naked James 2:13 - he

Verse 7

not given: Job 31:17, Deuteronomy 15:7-1 Kings :, Psalms 112:9, Proverbs 11:24, Proverbs 11:25, Proverbs 19:17, Isaiah 58:7, Isaiah 58:10, Ezekiel 18:7, Ezekiel 18:16, Matthew 25:42, Romans 12:20

Reciprocal: Job 31:16 - withheld James 2:16 - one

Verse 8

But as: Job 29:7-Esther :, Job 31:34, 1 Kings 21:11-Ezra :, Psalms 12:8, Micah 7:3

mighty man: Heb. man of arm

honourable: Heb. eminent, or, accepted for countenance. Job 13:8

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 24:17 - pervert

Verse 9

widows: Job 24:3, Job 24:21, Job 29:12, Job 29:13, Job 31:16-:, Job 31:21, Exodus 22:21-Jeremiah :, Deuteronomy 27:19, Psalms 94:6, Isaiah 1:17, Isaiah 1:23, Isaiah 10:2, Ezekiel 22:7, Malachi 3:5, Luke 18:3-Deuteronomy :

arms: Psalms 10:15, Psalms 37:17, Ezekiel 30:22

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 24:17 - pervert 1 Samuel 2:31 - I will cut Job 6:27 - the fatherless Job 34:28 - they Proverbs 23:10 - fatherless Jeremiah 22:3 - do no violence Jeremiah 48:25 - and his Ezekiel 45:9 - exactions Matthew 23:14 - for ye

Verse 10

snares: Job 18:8-2 Samuel :, Job 19:6, Psalms 11:6

sudden: Job 6:4, Job 13:21, Proverbs 1:27, Proverbs 3:25, Proverbs 3:26, 1 Thessalonians 5:3

Reciprocal: Job 34:28 - they

Verse 11

darkness: Job 18:6, Job 18:18, Job 19:8, Proverbs 4:19, Isaiah 8:22, Lamentations 3:2, Joel 2:2, Joel 2:3, Matthew 8:12

abundance: Psalms 42:7, Psalms 69:1, Psalms 69:2, Psalms 124:4, Lamentations 3:54, Jonah 2:3

Reciprocal: Job 23:17 - the darkness from

Verse 12

not God: Psalms 115:3, Psalms 115:16, Ecclesiastes 5:2, Isaiah 57:15, Isaiah 66:1

height: Heb. head

the stars: Psalms 8:3, Psalms 8:4

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 6:21 - thy dwelling place Job 11:8 - It is as high as heaven Job 35:5 - Look Psalms 59:7 - who Psalms 94:7 - they say Psalms 102:19 - the height Psalms 103:11 - as the Psalms 139:11 - Surely Ezekiel 8:12 - The Lord seeth

Verse 13

How: or, What

doth God know: Psalms 10:11, Psalms 59:7, Psalms 73:11, Psalms 94:7-1 Samuel :, Ezekiel 8:12, Ezekiel 9:9, Zephaniah 1:12

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:9 - I know Exodus 14:24 - and troubled 2 Chronicles 18:12 - Behold Job 11:11 - he seeth Job 24:15 - No eye Psalms 14:1 - no Isaiah 29:15 - seek Isaiah 47:10 - thou hast said Jeremiah 23:24 - hide Acts 5:3 - lie to 1 Corinthians 15:35 - How

Verse 14

Job 34:22, Psalms 33:14, Psalms 97:2, Psalms 139:1, Psalms 139:2, Psalms 139:11, Psalms 139:12, Jeremiah 23:24, Luke 12:2, Luke 12:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:8 - hid Genesis 4:9 - I know Job 11:11 - he seeth Job 24:15 - No eye Psalms 10:11 - God Psalms 19:6 - circuit Psalms 73:11 - How Isaiah 29:15 - seek Isaiah 47:10 - thou hast said

Verse 15

the old way: Genesis 6:5, Genesis 6:11-1 Chronicles :, Luke 17:26, Luke 17:27

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:12 - for all Genesis 7:21 - General Genesis 7:23 - every living substance Job 13:21 - Withdraw Job 15:29 - neither shall Proverbs 10:27 - the years Matthew 24:37 - General 2 Peter 2:5 - spared

Verse 16

cut down: Job 15:32, Psalms 55:23, Psalms 102:24, Ecclesiastes 7:17

whose foundation was overflown with a flood: Heb. a flood was poured upon their foundation, Genesis 7:11, Genesis 7:17-Jeremiah :, Matthew 24:37-Malachi :, 1 Peter 3:19, 1 Peter 3:20, 2 Peter 2:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:17 - bring Genesis 7:4 - destroy Genesis 7:10 - waters Genesis 7:18 - waters prevailed Job 27:20 - Terrors Job 30:14 - as a wide Job 36:14 - They die Psalms 90:5 - Thou Proverbs 10:27 - the years Isaiah 28:17 - and the waters

Verse 17

Depart: Job 21:10, Job 21:14, Job 21:15, Isaiah 30:11, Matthew 8:29, Matthew 8:34, Romans 1:28

and what: Psalms 4:6, Malachi 3:14

for them: or, to them

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:32 - and what Job 34:9 - It Psalms 10:4 - will not Hosea 7:13 - fled Luke 15:13 - and took 2 Thessalonians 1:9 - from the presence Hebrews 3:12 - in Hebrews 7:25 - come James 3:5 - so

Verse 18

he filled: Job 12:6, 1 Samuel 2:7, Psalms 17:14, Jeremiah 12:2, Acts 14:17, Acts 15:16

the counsel: Job 21:16, Psalms 1:1

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 20:20 - Far be it Job 12:9 - the hand Luke 15:13 - and took Luke 16:25 - thy good

Verse 19

righteous: Psalms 48:11, Psalms 58:10, Psalms 97:8, Psalms 107:42, Proverbs 11:10, Revelation 18:20, Revelation 19:1-Leviticus :

innocent: Job 9:23, Psalms 52:6

Verse 20

our substance: or, our estate, Job 4:7, Job 8:3, Job 8:4, Job 15:5, Job 15:6, Job 20:18, Job 20:19, Job 21:27, Job 21:28, Luke 13:1-Deuteronomy :

the remnant: or, their excellency

the fire: Job 1:16, Job 20:26, Genesis 19:24, Luke 17:29, Luke 17:30, 2 Peter 2:6, 2 Peter 2:7

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 14:16 - they shall

Verse 21

Acquaint: 1 Chronicles 28:9, John 17:3, 2 Corinthians 4:6

him: that is, God

be at peace: Isaiah 27:5, Isaiah 57:19-Ecclesiastes :, Matthew 5:25, Acts 10:36, 2 Corinthians 5:20, Philippians 4:7, Ephesians 2:14-Esther :

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:2 - General Job 5:8 - seek Job 8:5 - thou wouldest Job 11:13 - prepare Job 33:24 - Then Job 36:11 - If Proverbs 9:12 - General Ecclesiastes 7:12 - wisdom Isaiah 48:17 - which teacheth Luke 12:58 - give Romans 2:10 - and peace

Verse 22

receive: Deuteronomy 4:1, Deuteronomy 4:2, Proverbs 2:1-1 Samuel :, 1 Thessalonians 4:1, 1 Thessalonians 4:2

lay up: Job 23:12, Deuteronomy 6:6-1 Samuel :, Psalms 119:11, Proverbs 4:4, Proverbs 4:21, Jeremiah 15:16, Matthew 12:35, Matthew 13:52, Luke 2:19, Luke 2:51

Reciprocal: Job 11:13 - prepare Job 35:13 - God Proverbs 1:3 - receive Proverbs 4:10 - my Proverbs 7:1 - lay Isaiah 48:17 - which teacheth Jeremiah 9:20 - receive Ezekiel 3:10 - receive

Verse 23

return: Job 8:5, Job 8:6, Job 11:13, Job 11:14, Isaiah 55:6, Isaiah 55:7, Hosea 14:1, Hosea 14:2, Zechariah 1:3, Acts 26:20

built up: Job 12:14, Jeremiah 31:4, Colossians 2:7, Jude 1:20

thou shalt: Job 11:14, Job 18:15, Joshua 7:13-Nehemiah :, Isaiah 33:15, Zechariah 5:3, Zechariah 5:4

put: 2 Timothy 2:19

Reciprocal: Exodus 23:7 - far from Exodus 38:21 - tabernacle of testimony Judges 6:25 - Take thy father's 1 Samuel 1:14 - put away 2 Chronicles 33:13 - he was entreated Job 36:11 - spend Proverbs 4:15 - General Malachi 3:15 - set Ephesians 4:22 - ye

Verse 24

lay up: 1 Kings 10:21, 2 Chronicles 1:5, 2 Chronicles 9:10, 2 Chronicles 9:27

as dust: or, on the dust

Ophir: Genesis 10:29, 1 Kings 9:28, 1 Kings 22:48, Psalms 45:9, Isaiah 13:12

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 10:27 - the king 1 Chronicles 1:23 - Ophir 2 Chronicles 1:15 - the king Job 8:5 - thou wouldest Job 21:19 - layeth Job 27:16 - heap up Job 42:10 - the Lord Zechariah 9:3 - heaped

Verse 25

the Almighty: Genesis 15:1, Psalms 18:2, Psalms 84:11, Isaiah 41:10, Romans 8:31

defence: or, gold, Psalms 16:5, Psalms 16:6, Isaiah 33:6, 2 Corinthians 6:10, James 2:5

plenty of silver: Heb. silver of strength

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 10:27 - the king 2 Chronicles 1:15 - the king 2 Chronicles 9:27 - the king Job 3:15 - who filled their houses Job 42:10 - the Lord

Verse 26

shalt thou: Job 27:10, Job 34:9, Psalms 37:4, Song of Solomon 2:3, Isaiah 58:14, Romans 7:22

lift up: Job 11:15, Psalms 25:1, Psalms 86:4, Psalms 143:8, 1 John 3:20, 1 John 3:21

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 17:6 - his heart Psalms 119:6 - shall I John 15:7 - ye shall Philippians 3:1 - rejoice

Verse 27

make thy: Psalms 50:14, Psalms 50:15, Psalms 66:17, Psalms 66:18-Proverbs :, Psalms 91:15, Psalms 116:1, Isaiah 58:9, 1 John 5:14, 1 John 5:15

pay thy: Psalms 56:12, Psalms 66:13, Psalms 66:14, Psalms 116:14, Ecclesiastes 5:4, Jonah 2:9

Reciprocal: Numbers 30:2 - he shall do 2 Kings 19:20 - I have heard 1 Chronicles 4:10 - God granted 2 Chronicles 33:13 - he was entreated Job 5:8 - seek Job 9:15 - I would Job 11:18 - because Job 27:10 - delight Job 42:9 - Job Isaiah 37:21 - Whereas

Verse 28

decree: Psalms 20:4, Psalms 90:17, Lamentations 3:37, Matthew 21:22, James 4:15

the light: Job 29:3, Psalms 97:11, Psalms 112:4, Proverbs 4:18, Isaiah 30:21, Malachi 4:2, John 8:12

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 4:10 - God granted Psalms 37:5 - and Proverbs 16:3 - thy thoughts Proverbs 28:2 - but

Verse 29

men: Job 5:19-Daniel :, Psalms 9:2, Psalms 9:3, Psalms 91:14-Nehemiah :, Psalms 92:9-1 Kings :

he shall: Proverbs 29:23, Isaiah 57:15, Luke 14:11, Luke 18:9-2 Chronicles :, James 4:6, 1 Peter 5:5

the humble person: Heb. him that hath low eyes, Psalms 138:6, Isaiah 66:2, Ezekiel 21:26, Ezekiel 21:27, Luke 1:52

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 40:5 - gave him Jeremiah 52:31 - lifted up Matthew 23:12 - General Luke 18:14 - every Acts 27:22 - I exhort 2 Corinthians 4:9 - cast James 4:10 - he

Verse 30

He shall deliver the island of the innocent: or, The innocent shall deliver the island, Job 42:8, Genesis 18:26-Jonah :, Isaiah 58:12, Jeremiah 5:1, Acts 27:24

pureness: Isaiah 1:15, Malachi 1:9, Matthew 17:19, Matthew 17:20, Acts 19:15, Acts 19:16, 1 Timothy 2:8, James 5:15, James 5:16

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 2:12 - My father Proverbs 11:11 - the blessing Isaiah 20:6 - isle Acts 27:22 - I exhort

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 22". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-22.html.