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Job 36

Overview

Job 36:1, Elihu shews how God is just in his ways; Job 36:16, How Job’s sins hinder God’s blessings; Job 36:24, God’s works are to be magnified.

Verse 2

Suffer: Job 21:3, Job 33:31-33, Hebrews 13:22

I have yet to speak: etc. Heb. there are yet words for God, Job 13:7, Job 13:8, Job 33:6, Exodus 4:16, Jeremiah 15:19, Ezekiel 2:7, 2 Corinthians 5:20

Reciprocal: Job 15:17 - hear me

Verse 3

fetch: Job 28:12, Job 28:13, Job 28:20-24, Job 32:8, Proverbs 2:4, Proverbs 2:5, Matthew 2:1, Matthew 2:2, Matthew 12:42, Acts 8:27-40, Romans 10:6-8, James 1:5, James 1:17, James 3:17

ascribe: Job 32:2, Job 34:5, Job 34:10-12, Deuteronomy 32:4, Psalms 11:7, Psalms 145:17, Jeremiah 12:1, Daniel 9:7, Daniel 9:14, Romans 3:25, Romans 3:26, Romans 9:14, Revelation 15:3

Reciprocal: Job 33:3 - my lips Job 33:23 - to Job 35:10 - my Romans 3:4 - That thou Revelation 4:11 - to receive

Verse 4

my: Job 13:4, Job 13:7, Job 21:27, Job 21:34, Job 22:6-30, Proverbs 8:7, Proverbs 8:8, 2 Corinthians 2:17

perfect: Job 37:16, Luke 1:3, Acts 24:22, 1 Corinthians 14:20, *marg. Colossians 4:12, 2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Timothy 3:17

in: Psalms 49:3, Proverbs 22:20, Proverbs 22:21

Reciprocal: Job 33:3 - my lips

Verse 5

despiseth: Job 10:3, Job 31:13, Psalms 22:24, Psalms 138:6

mighty: Job 9:14, Job 9:19, Job 12:13-16, Job 26:12-14, Job 37:23, Psalms 99:4, Psalms 147:5, Jeremiah 10:12, Jeremiah 32:19, 1 Corinthians 1:24-28

wisdom: Heb. heart

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:14 - Is Job 9:4 - wise in heart Job 33:12 - God Romans 12:16 - condescend to men of low estate

Verse 6

preserveth: Job 21:7-9, Job 21:30, Psalms 55:23, Jeremiah 12:1, Jeremiah 12:2, 2 Peter 2:9

giveth: Job 29:12-17, Psalms 9:12, Psalms 10:14, Psalms 10:15, Psalms 72:4, Psalms 72:12-14, Psalms 82:1-4, Proverbs 22:22, Proverbs 22:23, Isaiah 11:4

poor: or, afflicted, Exodus 22:22-24, Psalms 140:12

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 2:8 - set them Job 36:15 - delivereth Psalms 113:7 - needy

Verse 7

withdraw, 2 Chronicles 16:9, Psalms 33:18, Psalms 34:15, Zephaniah 3:17, 1 Peter 3:12

with: Job 1:3, Job 42:12, Genesis 23:6, Genesis 41:40, 1 Samuel 2:8, Esther 10:3, Psalms 78:70-72, Psalms 113:7, Psalms 113:8

he doth: 2 Samuel 7:13-16, Psalms 112:7-10, 2 Thessalonians 3:3

Reciprocal: Job 10:3 - Is it good Psalms 11:7 - his Psalms 41:12 - settest Isaiah 22:23 - a glorious Isaiah 37:17 - Incline

Verse 8

if: Job 13:27, Job 19:6, Job 33:18, Job 33:19, Psalms 18:5, Psalms 107:10, Psalms 116:3, Lamentations 3:9

cords: Proverbs 5:22

Reciprocal: Genesis 42:21 - they said 2 Samuel 22:6 - sorrows 2 Chronicles 33:11 - the Lord Job 13:23 - make me Job 33:23 - to Job 36:13 - bindeth Psalms 107:14 - brake Amos 4:9 - yet Luke 15:18 - I have

Verse 9

he: Job 10:2, Deuteronomy 4:21, Deuteronomy 4:22, 2 Chronicles 33:11-13, Psalms 94:12, Psalms 119:67, Psalms 119:71, Lamentations 3:39, Lamentations 3:40, Luke 15:17-19, 1 Corinthians 11:32

their: Psalms 5:10, Isaiah 59:12, Ezekiel 18:28-31, Romans 5:20, 1 Timothy 1:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 42:21 - they said Job 13:23 - make me Psalms 107:10 - bound

Verse 10

openeth: Job 36:15, Job 33:16-23, Psalms 40:6, Isaiah 48:8, Isaiah 48:17, Isaiah 50:5, Acts 16:14

commandeth: Proverbs 1:22, Proverbs 1:23, Proverbs 8:4, Proverbs 8:5, Proverbs 9:4-6, Isaiah 1:16-20, Isaiah 55:6, Isaiah 55:7, Jeremiah 4:3, Jeremiah 4:4, Jeremiah 7:3-7, Ezekiel 18:30, Ezekiel 18:31, Hosea 14:1, Matthew 3:8, Acts 3:19, Acts 17:30, James 4:8

Reciprocal: Job 33:24 - Deliver

Verse 11

If: Job 22:21, Deuteronomy 4:30, Jeremiah 7:23, Jeremiah 26:13, Romans 6:17, Hebrews 11:8

spend: Job 11:13-19, Job 21:11, Job 22:23, Job 42:12, Ecclesiastes 9:2, Ecclesiastes 9:3, James 5:5, Revelation 18:7

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 10:12 - to serve 1 Chronicles 28:9 - serve him Job 21:13 - They Job 33:24 - Deliver

Verse 12

if: Deuteronomy 18:15-22, Deuteronomy 29:15-20, Isaiah 1:20, Isaiah 3:11, Romans 2:8, Romans 2:9

perish: Heb. pass away

die: Job 4:21, John 8:21-24

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 28:9 - serve him Proverbs 5:23 - shall die Hosea 4:6 - for Joel 2:8 - sword

Verse 13

heap: Numbers 32:14, 2 Chronicles 28:13, 2 Chronicles 28:22, Romans 2:5

they: Job 15:4, Job 27:8-10, Job 35:9, Job 35:10, Matthew 22:12, Matthew 22:13

bindeth: Job 36:8, Psalms 107:10

Reciprocal: Leviticus 14:41 - into an unclean place Job 8:13 - the hypocrite's Job 13:16 - for an hypocrite Job 15:34 - the congregation Job 38:23 - General Job 40:13 - bind Isaiah 9:13 - the people Daniel 9:13 - made we not our prayer before Hosea 7:7 - there Haggai 2:17 - yet Matthew 12:32 - it shall not Luke 12:1 - which 1 Peter 2:1 - hypocrisies

Verse 14

They die: Heb. Their soul dieth, Job 15:32, Job 21:23-25, Job 22:16, Genesis 38:7-10, Leviticus 10:1, Leviticus 10:2, Psalms 55:23

unclean: or, sodomites, Genesis 19:5, Genesis 19:24, Genesis 19:25, Deuteronomy 23:17

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:5 - but divideth Leviticus 13:44 - utterly unclean Leviticus 14:41 - into an unclean place

Verse 15

delivereth: Job 36:6

poor: or, afflicted

openeth: Job 36:10, 2 Chronicles 12:8

Reciprocal: Job 33:16 - openeth Psalms 119:32 - enlarge Daniel 6:27 - delivereth

Verse 16

a broad: Job 19:8, Job 42:10-17, Psalms 18:19, Psalms 31:8, Psalms 40:1-3, Psalms 118:5

that which should be set on thy table: Heb. the rest of thy table

full: Psalms 23:5, Psalms 36:8, Psalms 63:5, Isaiah 25:6, Isaiah 55:2

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 6:1 - too strait for us Job 18:7 - steps Psalms 4:1 - thou Psalms 18:36 - enlarged Psalms 66:12 - but thou Psalms 119:32 - enlarge 2 Corinthians 6:12 - are not

Verse 17

fulfilled: Job 16:5, Job 34:8, Job 34:36, Romans 1:32, Revelation 18:4

take hold on thee: should uphold thee

Reciprocal: Job 9:19 - he is strong Job 10:3 - Is it good Malachi 2:17 - Every Luke 12:58 - the judge

Verse 18

Because: Psalms 2:5, Psalms 2:12, Psalms 110:5, Matthew 3:7, Romans 1:18, Romans 2:5, Ephesians 5:6

his: Psalms 39:10, Isaiah 14:6, Ezekiel 24:16

then: Job 33:24, Psalms 49:7, Psalms 49:8, 1 Timothy 2:6, Hebrews 2:3

deliver thee: Heb. turn thee aside

Reciprocal: Exodus 30:12 - a ransom 1 Kings 20:39 - or else Job 10:3 - Is it good Proverbs 11:4 - Riches Isaiah 30:13 - cometh Luke 12:58 - the judge

Verse 19

Will: Proverbs 10:2, Proverbs 11:4, Isaiah 2:20, Zephaniah 1:18, James 5:3

nor all: Job 9:13, Job 34:20, Psalms 33:16, Psalms 33:17, Proverbs 11:21, Isaiah 37:36

Reciprocal: Job 34:19 - regardeth Psalms 49:8 - General

Verse 20

Desire: Job 3:20, Job 3:21, Job 6:9, Job 7:15, Job 14:13, Job 17:13, Job 17:14

cut: Exodus 12:29, 2 Kings 19:35, Proverbs 14:32, Ecclesiastes 11:3, Daniel 5:30, Luke 12:20, Acts 1:25, 1 Thessalonians 5:2, 1 Thessalonians 5:3

Reciprocal: Job 40:12 - in

Verse 21

regard: Psalms 66:18, Ezekiel 14:4, Matthew 5:29, Matthew 5:30

this: Job 34:7-9, Job 35:3, Daniel 3:16-18, Daniel 6:10, Matthew 13:21, Matthew 16:24, Acts 5:40, Acts 5:41, Hebrews 11:25, 1 Peter 3:17, 1 Peter 4:15, 1 Peter 4:16

Verse 22

God: 1 Samuel 2:7, 1 Samuel 2:8, Psalms 75:7, Isaiah 14:5, Jeremiah 27:5-8, Daniel 4:25, Daniel 4:32, Daniel 5:18, Luke 1:52, Romans 13:1

who: Psalms 94:10, Psalms 94:12, Isaiah 48:17, Isaiah 54:13, Jeremiah 31:38, John 6:45

Reciprocal: Job 33:12 - thou Psalms 25:5 - teach Psalms 119:135 - and teach Isaiah 40:13 - hath directed Romans 11:34 - General 1 Peter 5:6 - that

Verse 23

Who hath: Job 34:13-33, Isaiah 40:13, Isaiah 40:14, Romans 11:34, 1 Corinthians 2:16, Ephesians 1:11

Thou: Job 8:3, Job 34:10, Job 40:8, Romans 2:5, Romans 3:5, Romans 9:14

Reciprocal: Job 33:12 - thou Luke 4:27 - Naaman Romans 9:20 - who art

Verse 24

magnify: Job 12:13-25, Job 26:5-14, Psalms 28:5, Psalms 34:3, Psalms 72:18, Psalms 86:8-10, Psalms 92:4, Psalms 92:5, Psalms 104:24, Psalms 107:8, Psalms 107:15, Psalms 111:2-4, Psalms 111:8, Psalms 145:10-12, Jeremiah 10:12, Daniel 4:3, Daniel 4:37, Luke 1:46

which: Deuteronomy 4:19, Psalms 19:1-4

Reciprocal: Job 37:7 - that Job 37:14 - consider Psalms 8:3 - When Ecclesiastes 11:5 - even

Verse 26

God: Job 37:5, Psalms 145:3

we: Job 11:7-9, Job 26:14, Job 37:23, 1 Kings 8:27

neither: Psalms 90:2, Psalms 102:24-27, Hebrews 1:12, 2 Peter 3:8

Reciprocal: Job 28:26 - he made Job 35:5 - Look Psalms 102:27 - years Jeremiah 51:16 - there is Daniel 2:45 - the great

Verse 27

he: Job 5:9, Job 38:25-28, Job 38:34, Genesis 2:5, Genesis 2:6, Psalms 65:9-13, Isaiah 5:6, Jeremiah 14:22

the vapour: Job 36:33, Psalms 148:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:4 - For Job 37:4 - he will Job 37:6 - likewise to the small Job 37:11 - he wearieth Psalms 147:8 - covereth Proverbs 3:20 - the clouds Jeremiah 5:24 - that giveth Jeremiah 10:13 - He causeth Zechariah 10:1 - bright clouds

Verse 28

Job 37:11-13, Genesis 7:11, Genesis 7:12, Proverbs 3:20

Reciprocal: Job 38:25 - General Jeremiah 5:24 - that giveth

Verse 29

the spreadings: Job 37:16, Job 38:9, Job 38:37, 1 Kings 18:44, 1 Kings 18:45, Psalms 104:3

the noise: Job 37:2-5, Psalms 18:13, Psalms 29:3-10, Psalms 77:16-19, Psalms 104:7, Nahum 1:3, Habakkuk 3:10

Reciprocal: Job 26:8 - bindeth up Job 35:5 - the clouds Job 36:33 - noise

Verse 30

he: Job 38:25, Job 38:34, Job 38:35, Luke 17:24

and: Job 38:8-11, Genesis 1:9, Exodus 14:22, Exodus 14:28, Exodus 15:4, Exodus 15:5, Psalms 18:11-16, Psalms 104:5-9

bottom: Heb. roots

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:3 - Let Job 37:11 - he scattereth Job 37:15 - the light

Verse 31

by: Job 37:13, Job 38:22, Job 38:23, Genesis 6:17, Genesis 7:17-24, Genesis 19:24, Exodus 9:23-25, Deuteronomy 8:2, Deuteronomy 8:15, Joshua 10:11, 1 Samuel 2:10, 1 Samuel 7:10, 1 Samuel 12:18

he giveth: Job 38:26, Job 38:27, Psalms 65:9-13, Psalms 104:13-15, Psalms 104:27, Psalms 104:28, Psalms 136:25, Acts 14:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:29 - to you

Verse 32

Perhaps these difficult verses should be rendered, "He covereth the concave with lightning, and chargeth it what it shall strike. Its noise declareth concerning him; a magazine of wrath against iniquity." Job 26:9, Exodus 10:21-23, Psalms 18:11, Psalms 135:7, Psalms 147:8, Psalms 147:9, Psalms 148:8, Acts 27:20

Reciprocal: Job 28:26 - he made Job 37:11 - he scattereth Job 37:21 - General

Verse 33

noise: Job 36:29, Job 37:2, 2 Samuel 22:14, 1 Kings 18:41-45

the cattle: Jeremiah 14:4-6, Joel 1:18, Joel 2:22

the vapour: Heb. that which goeth up, Job 36:27

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 36". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-36.html.