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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Job 32

Introduction

Overview

Job 32:1, Elihu is angry with Job and his three friends; Job 32:6, Because wisdom comes not from age, he excuses the boldness of his youth; Job 32:11, He reproves them for not satisfying Job; Job 32:16, His zeal to speak.

Verse 1

to answer: Heb. from answering

righteous: Job 6:29, Job 10:2, Job 10:7, Job 13:15, Job 23:7, Job 27:4-6, Job 29:11-17, Job 31:1-40, Job 33:9

Reciprocal: Job 9:20 - justify Job 13:5 - General Job 32:3 - because Job 33:5 - If Job 34:5 - I

Verse 2

kindled: Psalms 69:9, Mark 3:5, Ephesians 4:26

Buzite: Genesis 22:21

because: Job 10:3, Job 27:2, Job 34:5, Job 34:6, Job 34:17, Job 34:18, Job 35:2, Job 40:8, Luke 10:29

himself: Heb. his soul

Reciprocal: Job 9:2 - how Job 9:20 - justify Job 9:24 - if not Job 32:5 - his wrath Job 36:3 - ascribe Job 42:7 - My Ezekiel 18:25 - way Acts 17:16 - his spirit

Verse 3

because: Job 32:1, Job 24:25, Job 25:2-6, Job 26:2-4

and yet: Job 8:6, Job 15:34, Job 22:5-30, Acts 24:5, Acts 24:13

Reciprocal: Job 6:25 - what doth Job 16:3 - what emboldeneth Job 21:27 - ye wrongfully Job 21:34 - seeing Job 27:5 - justify Job 32:12 - behold Job 42:7 - My Matthew 12:7 - condemned John 9:3 - Neither Acts 17:16 - his spirit

Verse 4

waited till Job had spoken: Heb. expected Job in words, Job 32:11, Job 32:12, Proverbs 18:13

elder: Heb. elder for days

Reciprocal: Leviticus 19:32 - General Psalms 119:100 - understand Ecclesiastes 3:7 - and a time to speak

Verse 5

his wrath: Job 32:2, Exodus 32:19

Reciprocal: Job 42:7 - My

Verse 6

I am: Leviticus 19:32, Romans 13:7, 1 Timothy 5:1, Titus 2:6, 1 Peter 5:5

young: Heb. few of days

ye are: Job 15:10

durst not: Heb. feared, Job 15:7, 1 Samuel 17:28-30

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 3:7 - a little Job 8:8 - inquire Job 12:13 - him Psalms 37:25 - I have Proverbs 16:31 - hoary Galatians 2:6 - it maketh

Verse 7

Job 8:8-10, Job 12:12, 1 Kings 12:6-8, Psalms 34:11, Psalms 34:12, Proverbs 1:1-4, Proverbs 16:31, Hebrews 5:12

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 10:6 - took counsel Job 8:10 - Shall not Job 12:2 - ye are the people Job 15:10 - the grayheaded Job 20:4 - thou not Psalms 37:25 - I have Acts 6:3 - full Galatians 2:6 - it maketh

Verse 8

the inspiration: Job 4:12-21, Job 33:16, Job 35:11, Job 38:36, Genesis 41:39, 1 Kings 3:12, 1 Kings 3:28, 1 Kings 4:29, Proverbs 2:6, Ecclesiastes 2:26, Daniel 1:17, Daniel 2:21, 1 Corinthians 2:10-12, 1 Corinthians 12:8, 2 Timothy 3:16, James 1:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:38 - in whom 2 Kings 5:13 - his servants Job 27:11 - that which Job 33:4 - General Job 36:3 - fetch Psalms 51:6 - in the hidden Psalms 119:73 - give me Proverbs 20:27 - spirit Acts 6:3 - full Acts 6:10 - the spirit 1 Corinthians 14:32 - General

Verse 9

Great: Jeremiah 5:5, Matthew 11:25, John 7:48, 1 Corinthians 1:26, 1 Corinthians 1:27, 1 Corinthians 2:7, 1 Corinthians 2:8, James 2:6, James 2:7

neither: Job 12:20, Ecclesiastes 4:13

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 3:38 - a prince 2 Kings 4:8 - a great woman 2 Kings 5:13 - his servants Job 17:10 - for I Proverbs 28:11 - the poor

Verse 10

1 Corinthians 7:25, 1 Corinthians 7:40

Reciprocal: Job 32:17 - General Psalms 119:100 - understand

Verse 11

I waited for: Job 32:4, Job 29:21, Job 29:23

reasons: Heb. understandings, Instead of tevoonotheychem, nine manuscripts read techoonotheychem, "your arguments;" but the sense is nearly the same.

whilst: Ad tachkeroon millin, "whilst ye were searching for words;" a fine irony, which they must have felt. Job 5:27, Proverbs 18:17, Proverbs 28:11, Ecclesiastes 12:9, Ecclesiastes 12:10

what to say: Heb. words

Reciprocal: Job 6:24 - Teach me Job 26:3 - counselled Job 33:31 - General 1 Corinthians 14:30 - let

Verse 12

unto you: Weadeychem is rendered "and your testimonies," by the Syriac, Arabic, and LXX, and one of De Rossi's manuscripts (874) is so pointed as to require this reading.

behold: Job 32:3, 1 Timothy 1:7

Reciprocal: Job 5:27 - we have searched Job 29:21 - gave ear Job 32:4 - waited till Job had spoken Job 33:5 - If

Verse 13

Lest: Genesis 14:23, Judges 7:2, Isaiah 48:5, Isaiah 48:7, Zechariah 12:7

We: Job 12:2, Job 15:8-10, Isaiah 5:21, Jeremiah 9:23, Ezekiel 28:3, 1 Corinthians 1:19-21, 1 Corinthians 1:27-29, 1 Corinthians 3:18

God: Job 1:21, Job 2:10, Job 4:9, Job 6:4, Job 19:6, Job 19:21, John 19:11

Reciprocal: Job 20:2 - my thoughts

Verse 14

directed: Heb. ordered

Reciprocal: Job 33:5 - set

Verse 15

amazed: Job 6:24, Job 6:25, Job 29:22, Matthew 7:23, Matthew 22:22, Matthew 22:26, Matthew 22:34, Matthew 22:46

left off speaking: Heb. removed speeches from themselves

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 5:8 - held Mark 12:34 - And no 1 Corinthians 14:30 - let

Verse 16

Job 13:5, Proverbs 17:28, Amos 5:13, James 1:19

Reciprocal: Job 6:24 - Teach me Job 29:22 - After my Matthew 22:46 - no Mark 12:34 - And no

Verse 17

Job 32:10, Job 33:12, Job 35:3, Job 35:4

Reciprocal: Galatians 2:6 - it maketh

Verse 18

matter: Heb. words

the spirit: Psalms 39:3, Jeremiah 20:9, Ezekiel 3:14-27, Acts 4:20, 2 Corinthians 5:13, 2 Corinthians 5:14

within me: Heb. of my belly

Reciprocal: Job 4:2 - withhold himself from speaking Job 26:4 - whose spirit Psalms 45:1 - is inditing Proverbs 22:18 - within thee Isaiah 42:14 - long time Jeremiah 6:11 - Therefore Ezekiel 3:3 - and fill Amos 3:8 - who can Micah 3:8 - I am John 7:38 - out Acts 6:10 - the spirit Acts 17:16 - his spirit Acts 18:5 - was

Verse 19

hath no vent: Heb. is not opened

new: Matthew 9:17

Reciprocal: Psalms 39:2 - my sorrow Proverbs 22:18 - within thee Jeremiah 6:11 - Therefore Ezekiel 3:3 - and fill Amos 3:8 - who can Mark 2:22 - bottles John 7:38 - out Acts 2:13 - These

Verse 20

I will speak: Job 13:13, Job 13:19, Job 20:2, Job 21:3

be refreshed: Heb. breathe

I will open: Proverbs 8:6, Proverbs 8:7

Reciprocal: Psalms 39:2 - my sorrow Isaiah 42:14 - long time 2 Corinthians 6:11 - our mouth

Verse 21

accept: Job 13:8, Job 34:19, Leviticus 19:15, Deuteronomy 1:17, Deuteronomy 16:19, Proverbs 24:23, Matthew 22:16

flattering: 2 Samuel 14:17, 2 Samuel 14:20, Acts 12:22, Acts 12:23, Acts 24:2, Acts 24:3

Reciprocal: Job 13:7 - General Job 17:5 - He that Psalms 5:9 - they Psalms 15:4 - a vile Matthew 23:9 - call 1 Thessalonians 2:5 - used

Verse 22

I know not: That is, I cannot, Job 17:5, Psalms 12:2, Psalms 12:3, Proverbs 29:5, 1 Thessalonians 2:5, Galatians 1:10

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 14:20 - according Job 13:7 - General Job 35:10 - my Psalms 5:9 - they Psalms 15:4 - a vile Matthew 22:16 - neither Matthew 23:9 - call

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 32". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-32.html.