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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Job 40

Introduction

Overview

Job 40:1, Job humbles himself to God; Job 40:6, God stirs him up to shew his righteousness, power, and wisdom; Job 40:16, Of the behemoth.

Verse 1

Job 40:6, Job 38:1

Reciprocal: Job 11:5 - General Job 16:21 - plead Job 23:3 - Oh that

Verse 2

Shall: Job 9:3, Job 33:13, Ecclesiastes 6:10, Isaiah 45:9-11, Isaiah 50:8, 1 Corinthians 10:22

instruct: Isaiah 40:14, 1 Corinthians 2:16

he that reproveth: Job 3:11, Job 3:12, Job 3:20, Job 3:23, Job 7:12, Job 7:19-21, Job 9:17, Job 9:18, Job 9:32-35, Job 10:3-7, Job 10:14-17, Job 13:21-27, Job 14:16, Job 14:17, Job 16:11-21, Job 19:6-11, Job 27:2, Job 30:21, Ezekiel 18:2, Matthew 20:11, Romans 9:19-23, Romans 11:34-36

Reciprocal: Job 8:3 - Almighty Job 13:15 - but I will Job 21:22 - teach Job 33:12 - God Proverbs 25:2 - the glory Jeremiah 49:19 - appoint me the time Jeremiah 50:24 - because Daniel 4:35 - What Acts 11:17 - what Romans 9:20 - who art

Verse 3

Reciprocal: Job 34:31 - General Job 42:6 - I James 4:7 - Submit

Verse 4

Behold: Job 42:6, Genesis 18:27, Genesis 32:10, 2 Samuel 24:10, 1 Kings 19:4, Ezra 9:6, Ezra 9:15, Nehemiah 9:33, Psalms 51:4, Psalms 51:5, Isaiah 6:5, Isaiah 53:6, Isaiah 64:6, Daniel 9:5, Daniel 9:7, Luke 5:8, Luke 15:18, Luke 15:19, Luke 18:13, 1 Timothy 1:15

what: Job 9:31-35, Job 16:21, Job 23:4-7, Job 31:37

I will: Job 21:5, Job 29:9, Judges 18:19, Psalms 39:9, Proverbs 30:32, Micah 7:16, Habakkuk 2:20, Zechariah 2:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:30 - General Genesis 44:16 - What shall we say Leviticus 13:12 - cover all Leviticus 13:23 - General 1 Samuel 7:6 - We have sinned 2 Samuel 6:22 - in mine 1 Kings 18:21 - answered Job 1:22 - charged God foolishly Job 13:2 - General Job 13:15 - but I will Job 13:22 - General Job 30:8 - viler Job 31:35 - Oh Psalms 106:33 - he spake Isaiah 43:26 - Put Isaiah 52:15 - kings Lamentations 1:11 - see Lamentations 3:29 - putteth Ezekiel 16:63 - and never Jonah 4:9 - I do well to be angry Zephaniah 1:7 - thy Matthew 15:27 - Truth Mark 14:31 - he spake Romans 6:21 - whereof 1 Corinthians 4:4 - yet Galatians 3:11 - that

Verse 5

but I will not: Job 34:31, Job 34:32, Romans 3:19

twice: Job 33:14, 2 Kings 6:10, Psalms 62:11

but I will proceed: Jeremiah 31:18, Jeremiah 31:19

Reciprocal: Genesis 38:26 - And he knew Leviticus 13:23 - General Judges 18:19 - lay thine 1 Kings 18:21 - answered Job 6:26 - reprove Job 13:2 - General Job 13:15 - but I will Job 13:22 - General Job 31:35 - Oh Job 33:29 - oftentimes Psalms 39:9 - General Psalms 106:33 - he spake Isaiah 43:26 - Put Ezekiel 16:63 - and never Jonah 4:9 - I do well to be angry Zephaniah 1:7 - thy Matthew 15:27 - Truth Mark 14:31 - he spake Romans 9:20 - who art

Verse 6

out: Job 38:1, Psalms 50:3, Psalms 50:4, Hebrews 12:18-20, 2 Peter 3:10-12

Reciprocal: Job 40:1 - General

Verse 7

Gird: Job 13:22, Job 23:3, Job 23:4, Job 38:3

I: Job 42:4

Reciprocal: Job 13:18 - I have ordered Isaiah 41:1 - let the people Isaiah 41:21 - Produce Isaiah 43:26 - declare 1 Peter 1:13 - gird

Verse 8

Wilt: Psalms 51:4, Romans 3:4

disannul: Isaiah 14:27, Isaiah 28:18, Galatians 3:15, Galatians 3:17, Hebrews 7:18

wilt thou condemn: Job 10:3, Job 27:2-6, Job 32:2, Job 34:5, Job 34:6, Job 35:2, Job 35:3

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 15:20 - Yea Job 4:17 - Shall mortal Job 6:26 - reprove Job 8:3 - God Job 11:5 - General Job 13:15 - but I will Job 13:18 - I know Job 15:6 - thine own Job 18:4 - shall the Job 19:7 - no judgment Job 33:12 - God Job 34:13 - Who hath given Job 34:17 - wilt Job 36:23 - Thou Psalms 39:10 - blow Ecclesiastes 3:18 - that God Isaiah 41:1 - let us Isaiah 43:26 - declare Isaiah 45:9 - unto him Jeremiah 36:29 - Thou hast Ezekiel 18:25 - way Ezekiel 26:14 - for I Ezekiel 33:17 - General Malachi 3:13 - What Matthew 20:13 - I do John 12:10 - General Acts 11:17 - what Romans 9:20 - who art

Verse 9

Hast: Job 9:4, Job 23:6, Job 33:12, Job 33:13, Exodus 15:6, Psalms 89:10, Psalms 89:13, Isaiah 45:9, 1 Corinthians 10:22

canst: Job 37:4, Job 37:5, Psalms 39:3-9

Reciprocal: Exodus 9:17 - General 1 Samuel 2:10 - he thunder 1 Samuel 17:10 - give me 2 Samuel 22:14 - thundered 2 Chronicles 13:12 - fight ye 2 Chronicles 32:8 - an arm Job 9:13 - the proud helpers Job 9:19 - he is strong Job 15:25 - strengtheneth Job 25:2 - Dominion Job 26:14 - the thunder Job 31:23 - by Job 35:9 - the arm Job 41:10 - who Psalms 18:13 - thundered Psalms 18:14 - he shot Psalms 29:4 - full of Isaiah 30:30 - his glorious voice Isaiah 33:5 - The Lord Isaiah 36:20 - that the Lord Isaiah 40:18 - General Jeremiah 15:12 - Shall iron Jeremiah 50:24 - because Jeremiah 51:16 - he uttereth Ezekiel 10:5 - the voice Ezekiel 13:5 - to stand Ezekiel 22:14 - Thine heart Ezekiel 28:6 - Because Daniel 4:35 - none Luke 1:51 - he hath scattered Luke 14:32 - and desireth Luke 18:14 - every John 12:10 - General John 12:29 - thundered Acts 5:39 - to fight Acts 9:5 - it is Acts 11:17 - what Revelation 19:6 - and as the voice of mighty

Verse 10

Deck: Job 39:19, Psalms 93:1, Psalms 104:1, Psalms 104:2, Isaiah 59:17

majesty: 1 Chronicles 29:11, Psalms 21:5, Psalms 45:3, Psalms 45:4, Matthew 6:13, 2 Peter 1:16, 2 Peter 1:17, Jude 1:24, Jude 1:25

glory: Exodus 28:2, Psalms 50:2, Psalms 90:16, Psalms 90:17, Psalms 149:4, Isaiah 4:2, *marg. 1 Corinthians 15:54

Reciprocal: Numbers 16:27 - and stood Esther 1:4 - excellent Job 9:19 - he is strong Job 37:22 - with Psalms 76:5 - stouthearted Proverbs 31:25 - Strength Isaiah 2:11 - lofty Jeremiah 13:9 - the pride Jeremiah 43:12 - array Jeremiah 48:29 - his loftiness Luke 14:11 - whosoever Acts 9:5 - it is James 4:6 - God

Verse 11

Cast: Job 20:23, Job 27:22, Deuteronomy 32:22, Psalms 78:49, Psalms 78:50, Psalms 144:6, Romans 2:8, Romans 2:9

behold: Exodus 9:16, Exodus 9:17, Exodus 15:6, Exodus 18:11, Isaiah 2:11, Isaiah 2:12, Isaiah 2:17, Isaiah 10:12-19, Ezekiel 28:2, Daniel 4:37, Daniel 5:20-23, Obadiah 1:3, Obadiah 1:4, Malachi 4:1, Luke 18:14, Acts 12:22, Acts 12:23, James 4:6, 1 Peter 5:5, 1 Peter 5:6

Reciprocal: Numbers 16:27 - and stood Judges 4:17 - fled 2 Samuel 22:28 - but thine 1 Kings 20:32 - Thy servant 2 Kings 14:13 - took Amaziah Nehemiah 9:10 - they Job 26:12 - he smiteth Psalms 36:11 - foot Psalms 94:2 - render Psalms 101:5 - an high Psalms 119:21 - rebuked Psalms 138:6 - but the proud Proverbs 15:25 - destroy Isaiah 5:15 - the eyes Isaiah 10:33 - and the haughty Isaiah 22:19 - General Isaiah 23:9 - to stain Isaiah 26:5 - bringeth Isaiah 40:4 - every mountain Jeremiah 50:31 - O thou Ezekiel 28:17 - I will cast Daniel 4:24 - come Habakkuk 2:4 - his 2 Corinthians 10:5 - and every

Verse 12

tread: Psalms 60:12, Proverbs 15:25, Isaiah 10:6, Zechariah 10:5, Malachi 4:3, Romans 16:20

in: Job 36:20, Ecclesiastes 11:3, Acts 1:25

Reciprocal: Exodus 14:24 - looked unto Exodus 18:11 - proudly Judges 4:17 - fled 2 Samuel 22:28 - but thine 1 Kings 20:32 - Thy servant 2 Kings 14:13 - took Amaziah 2 Chronicles 28:19 - the Lord Nehemiah 9:10 - they Job 26:12 - he smiteth Psalms 7:5 - tread Psalms 36:11 - foot Psalms 59:11 - bring Psalms 78:66 - And he Psalms 94:2 - render Psalms 101:5 - an high Psalms 119:21 - rebuked Psalms 138:6 - but the proud Proverbs 16:5 - that Proverbs 29:23 - man's Isaiah 5:15 - the eyes Isaiah 10:12 - punish the fruit of the stout heart Isaiah 10:33 - and the haughty Isaiah 22:19 - General Isaiah 23:9 - to stain Jeremiah 50:31 - O thou Ezekiel 17:24 - have brought Ezekiel 28:17 - I will cast Daniel 4:24 - come Daniel 4:37 - those that walk Daniel 5:20 - when Micah 1:3 - and tread Habakkuk 2:4 - his 2 Corinthians 10:5 - and every

Verse 13

Hide: Job 14:13, Psalms 49:14, Isaiah 2:10

bind: Job 36:13, Esther 7:8, John 11:44

Reciprocal: Psalms 7:5 - lay Psalms 63:9 - go

Verse 14

that: Psalms 44:3, Psalms 44:6, Isaiah 40:29, Romans 5:6, Ephesians 2:4-9

Reciprocal: 2 Corinthians 1:9 - that

Verse 15

behemoth: בהמות [Strong's H930], Perhaps an extinct dinosaur, maybe a Diplodocus or Brachiosaurus, the exact meaning is unknown. Some translate as elephant or hippopotamus but from the description in Job 40:15-24, this is patently absurd.

which: Genesis 1:24-26

he: Job 40:20, Job 39:8, Psalms 104:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:22 - General Genesis 1:30 - General Psalms 8:8 - The fowl Psalms 50:10 - every

Verse 16

Reciprocal: Job 41:22 - General

Verse 17

moveth: or, setteth up

the: Job 41:23

Reciprocal: Job 10:11 - fenced

Verse 18

Job 7:12, Isaiah 48:4

Reciprocal: Job 6:12 - of brass Job 10:11 - fenced Revelation 9:9 - they had

Verse 19

the chief: Job 26:13, Psalms 104:24

he that: Psalms 7:12, Isaiah 27:1

Reciprocal: Job 41:33 - Upon

Verse 20

the mountains: Job 40:15, Psalms 147:8, Psalms 147:9

where: Psalms 104:14, Psalms 104:26

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:30 - General Genesis 6:21 - General Job 39:8 - General

Verse 21

the reed: Isaiah 19:6, Isaiah 19:7, Isaiah 35:7

Verse 22

the willows: Leviticus 23:40, Isaiah 15:7, Ezekiel 17:5

Verse 23

drinketh: Heb. oppresseth, Isaiah 37:25

hasteth: Psalms 55:8, Isaiah 28:16

Jordan: Genesis 13:10, Joshua 3:15

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 47:18 - Jordan

Verse 24

Or, Will any take him in his sight, or bore his nose with a gin, Job 41:1, Job 41:2

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 40". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-40.html.