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Job 42

Introduction

Overview

Job 42:1, Job submits himself unto God; Job 42:7, God, preferring Job’s cause, makes his friends submit themselves, and accepts him; Job 42:10, He magnifies and blesses Job; Job 42:16, Job’s age and death.

Verse 1

Reciprocal: James 4:7 - Submit

Verse 2

thou: Genesis 18:14, Isaiah 43:13, Jeremiah 32:17, Matthew 19:26, Mark 10:27, Mark 14:36, Luke 18:27

no: Psalms 44:21, Psalms 139:2, Jeremiah 17:10, Ezekiel 38:10, John 2:24, John 2:25, John 21:17, Hebrews 4:12, Hebrews 4:13

can be withholden from thee: or, of thine can be hindered, Job 23:13, Proverbs 19:21, Ecclesiastes 3:14, Isaiah 14:27, Isaiah 46:10, Daniel 4:35, Ephesians 1:11

Reciprocal: Job 23:5 - know Isaiah 66:18 - their thoughts Matthew 15:27 - Truth Luke 6:8 - But Romans 9:20 - who art

Verse 3

Who: Job 38:2

things: Psalms 40:5, Psalms 131:1, Psalms 139:6, Proverbs 30:2-4

Reciprocal: Job 6:26 - reprove Job 6:30 - iniquity Job 13:1 - Lo Job 13:22 - General Job 15:6 - thine own Job 31:37 - declare Job 34:35 - General Job 37:19 - we Psalms 77:10 - This is Psalms 139:4 - there is not Proverbs 25:2 - the glory Proverbs 30:18 - too Jeremiah 30:21 - engaged Jeremiah 49:19 - appoint me the time

Verse 4

Hear: Genesis 18:27, Genesis 18:30-32

I will: Job 38:3, Job 40:7

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 18:25 - way

Verse 5

heard: Job 4:12, Job 28:22, Job 33:16, Romans 10:17

mine: Job 23:8, Job 23:9, Numbers 12:6-8, Isaiah 6:1, John 1:18, John 12:41, John 12:45, Acts 7:55, Acts 7:56

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:10 - not worthy of the least of all Exodus 3:6 - hid Deuteronomy 8:2 - to humble Job 23:10 - I shall Job 31:23 - by Isaiah 6:5 - said I Isaiah 64:6 - are all Lamentations 3:29 - putteth Ezekiel 16:61 - remember Luke 5:8 - I am Acts 7:32 - Then Philippians 3:9 - not

Verse 6

I: Job 9:31, Job 40:3, Job 40:4, Ezra 9:6, Psalms 51:17, Isaiah 5:5, Jeremiah 31:19, Ezekiel 16:63, Ezekiel 20:43, Ezekiel 36:31, Luke 15:18, Luke 15:19, 1 Corinthians 15:8, 1 Corinthians 15:9, 1 Timothy 1:13-16, James 4:7-10

repent: Job 2:8, Job 30:19, 1 Kings 21:27, Esther 4:1-3, Isaiah 58:5, Daniel 9:3, Jonah 3:6-10, Matthew 11:21, Luke 10:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:27 - I have Genesis 32:10 - not worthy of the least of all Exodus 3:6 - hid Exodus 10:3 - humble Leviticus 13:12 - cover all Leviticus 13:45 - Unclean Deuteronomy 8:2 - to humble 1 Samuel 7:6 - We have sinned 2 Samuel 6:22 - in mine 2 Samuel 13:19 - put ashes 2 Samuel 24:17 - I have sinned Job 15:16 - abominable Job 30:10 - abhor me Job 31:23 - by Job 34:31 - General Psalms 139:4 - there is not Proverbs 18:12 - and Isaiah 6:5 - said I Isaiah 64:6 - are all Lamentations 3:29 - putteth Ezekiel 6:9 - they shall Ezekiel 16:61 - remember Ezekiel 27:30 - they shall wallow Matthew 3:2 - Repent Matthew 5:3 - the poor Luke 5:8 - I am Luke 9:55 - Ye know Luke 18:13 - standing Acts 7:32 - Then Romans 6:21 - whereof Romans 7:14 - but 2 Corinthians 7:11 - indignation 2 Corinthians 10:5 - and every Galatians 3:11 - that Philippians 3:9 - not 1 Timothy 1:15 - of whom

Verse 7

Eliphaz: Job 2:11, Job 4:1, Job 8:1, Job 11:1

My: Job 32:2, Job 32:3, Job 32:5

ye have: Job 11:5, Job 11:6, Psalms 51:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 32:30 - an atonement 1 Samuel 12:5 - The Lord Job 6:26 - reprove Job 10:7 - Thou knowest Job 13:2 - General Job 13:10 - reprove Job 15:1 - Eliphaz Job 17:10 - for I Job 18:1 - Bildad Job 21:27 - ye wrongfully Job 21:34 - seeing Job 27:5 - justify Job 34:37 - multiplieth Psalms 106:33 - he spake Isaiah 54:17 - every Mark 14:6 - Let John 9:3 - Neither Romans 8:33 - Who 1 John 5:16 - he shall ask

Verse 8

Therefore: From this it appears that Job was considered as a priest, not only to his own family, but also to others. For his children he offered burnt offerings - Job 1:5, and now he is to make the same kind of offerings, accompanied with intercession, in behalf of his three friends. This is a full proof of the innocence and integrity of Job.

seven bullocks: Numbers 23:1, Numbers 23:14, Numbers 23:29, 1 Chronicles 15:26, 2 Chronicles 29:21, Ezekiel 45:23, Hebrews 10:4, Hebrews 10:10-14

go: Matthew 5:23, Matthew 5:24

offer: Job 1:5, Exodus 18:12

my servant Job shall: Genesis 20:17, Isaiah 60:14, Jeremiah 14:11, Jeremiah 15:1, Ezekiel 14:14, Hebrews 7:25, James 5:14, 1 John 5:6, Revelation 3:9

him: Heb. his face, or person, Job 42:9, 1 Samuel 25:35, Malachi 1:8, Malachi 1:9, Matthew 3:17, Ephesians 1:6

lest: Psalms 103:10, 2 Timothy 4:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:7 - If thou doest well Genesis 19:21 - I Genesis 20:7 - pray Genesis 32:20 - I will appease Genesis 46:1 - and offered Exodus 32:30 - an atonement Leviticus 4:31 - a sweet Numbers 21:7 - And Moses Joshua 6:4 - seven times 1 Samuel 12:19 - Pray for thy 2 Samuel 24:23 - The Lord 2 Chronicles 30:18 - prayed Job 11:19 - many Job 13:10 - reprove Job 22:30 - He shall deliver the island of the innocent Job 33:26 - and he shall Job 35:8 - may profit Psalms 106:33 - he spake Isaiah 60:7 - they shall Jeremiah 27:18 - let them Ezekiel 43:27 - I will accept Mark 14:6 - Let John 9:31 - we know Acts 8:24 - Pray James 5:16 - The effectual 1 Peter 3:7 - that

Verse 9

did: Job 34:31, Job 34:32, Isaiah 60:14, Matthew 7:24, John 2:5, Acts 9:6, Acts 10:33, Hebrews 11:8

Job: Heb. the face of Job, Job 42:8, Job 22:27, Proverbs 3:11, Proverbs 3:12, Ecclesiastes 9:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:21 - I Genesis 20:17 - General Genesis 32:20 - I will appease 2 Samuel 24:23 - The Lord 2 Chronicles 30:18 - prayed Job 4:1 - Eliphaz Job 11:19 - many Job 15:1 - Eliphaz Job 20:1 - Zophar Job 33:26 - and he shall Jeremiah 27:18 - let them Ezekiel 14:14 - Job

Verse 10

turned: Job 5:18-20, Deuteronomy 30:3, Psalms 14:7, Psalms 53:6, Psalms 126:1, Psalms 126:4

when: Genesis 20:17, Exodus 17:4, Exodus 17:5, Numbers 12:2, Numbers 12:13, Numbers 14:1-4, Numbers 14:10, Numbers 14:13-20, Numbers 16:21, Numbers 16:22, Numbers 16:46-48, Deuteronomy 9:20, Luke 16:27, Acts 7:50, Acts 7:60

the Lord: Job 8:6, Job 8:7, Job 22:24, Job 22:25, Deuteronomy 8:18, 1 Samuel 2:7, 2 Chronicles 25:9, Proverbs 22:4, Haggai 2:8

gave Job twice as much as he had before: Heb. added all that had been to Job unto the double, Isaiah 40:2, Isaiah 61:7

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:35 - flocks Numbers 21:7 - And Moses 1 Samuel 2:8 - the poor 1 Chronicles 29:12 - riches Job 36:16 - a broad Psalms 107:14 - brought Psalms 107:41 - setteth Jeremiah 49:39 - I will Ezekiel 16:53 - bring Hosea 6:11 - when Zechariah 9:12 - I will Luke 18:30 - manifold more Hebrews 11:34 - out of James 5:11 - and have

Verse 11

all his brethren: Job 19:13, Job 19:14, Proverbs 16:7

they bemoaned: Job 2:11, Job 4:4, Job 16:5, Genesis 37:35, Isaiah 35:3, Isaiah 35:4, John 11:19, Romans 12:15, 1 Corinthians 12:26, Hebrews 12:12, Hebrews 13:3

every man: Job 6:22, Job 6:23, Genesis 24:22, Genesis 24:53, 1 Samuel 10:27

Reciprocal: Exodus 2:20 - call him Exodus 18:12 - eat bread 1 Kings 10:25 - every man 2 Chronicles 9:24 - every man Job 11:17 - age Proverbs 25:12 - an earring Isaiah 51:19 - by whom Jeremiah 16:7 - tear themselves Ezekiel 16:11 - General Luke 6:38 - and it

Verse 12

So: Job 8:7, Deuteronomy 8:16, Proverbs 10:22, Ecclesiastes 7:8, 1 Timothy 6:17, James 5:11

he had: Job 1:3, Genesis 24:35, Genesis 26:12-14, Psalms 107:38, Psalms 144:13-15

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:22 - General Genesis 1:28 - General Genesis 12:16 - he had Genesis 26:14 - had possession Genesis 32:14 - General Deuteronomy 7:13 - he will also Deuteronomy 24:19 - may bless 1 Samuel 25:2 - three thousand 2 Kings 3:4 - a sheepmaster 2 Chronicles 17:5 - he had riches 2 Chronicles 32:29 - possessions Job 1:10 - thou hast blessed Job 36:7 - with Job 36:11 - spend Psalms 34:19 - Many Psalms 37:37 - General Psalms 127:5 - Happy Proverbs 2:21 - General Ecclesiastes 2:7 - also

Verse 13

Job 1:2, Psalms 107:41, Psalms 127:3, Isaiah 49:20

Reciprocal: Job 5:25 - thy seed Job 8:7 - thy beginning Job 18:19 - neither Job 29:5 - my children

Verse 15

no: Psalms 144:12, Acts 7:20

gave: Numbers 27:7, Joshua 15:18, Joshua 15:19, Joshua 18:4

Reciprocal: Numbers 36:2 - to give

Verse 16

After: How long he had lived before his afflictions we cannot tell: if we could rely upon the LXX, all would be plain, which adds here, פב הו נבםפב ופח וזחףום היבךןףיב פוףףבסבךןםפב. "And all the years he lived were two hundred and forty."

an: Genesis 11:32, Genesis 25:7, Genesis 35:28, Genesis 47:28, Genesis 50:26, Deuteronomy 34:7, Joshua 24:29, Psalms 90:10

and saw: Genesis 50:23, Psalms 128:6, Proverbs 17:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 47:9 - have not Genesis 48:1 - his two sons Job 5:26 - in a full age Job 14:14 - all the days Job 17:1 - my days Job 29:18 - multiply Job 33:25 - return Psalms 107:41 - maketh

Verse 17

Job 5:26, Genesis 15:15, Genesis 25:8, Deuteronomy 6:2, Psalms 91:16, Proverbs 3:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 47:9 - have not Exodus 23:26 - the number Judges 8:32 - died in Job 29:18 - multiply Proverbs 17:6 - Children's Zechariah 8:4 - There

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 42". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-42.html.