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Job 5

Introduction

Overview

Job 5:1, Eliphaz shews that the end of the wicked is misery; Job 5:6, that man is born to trouble; Job 5:8, that God is to be regarded in affliction; Job 5:17, the happy end of God’s correction.

Verse 1

and to which: Job 15:8-2 Samuel :, Job 15:15, Isaiah 41:1, Isaiah 41:21-:, Hebrews 12:1

the saints: Job 4:18, Job 15:15, Deuteronomy 33:2, Deuteronomy 33:3, Psalms 16:3, Psalms 106:16, Ephesians 1:1

turn: or, look

Reciprocal: Job 13:4 - ye are forgers

Verse 2

wrath: Job 18:4, Jonah 4:9

the foolish: Psalms 14:1, Psalms 75:4, Psalms 92:6, Psalms 107:17, Proverbs 1:22, Proverbs 1:23, Proverbs 8:5, Ecclesiastes 7:9

envy: or, indignation, Genesis 30:1, 1 Samuel 18:8, 1 Samuel 18:9, Romans 2:8

one: Hosea 7:11, 2 Timothy 3:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 4:5 - wroth Genesis 4:6 - General Genesis 26:14 - envied Genesis 38:9 - lest that Exodus 1:9 - the people Exodus 1:12 - grieved Judges 8:1 - the men 1 Samuel 20:30 - Saul's 1 Kings 20:43 - went 1 Kings 21:4 - heavy Esther 3:5 - full of wrath Psalms 37:8 - Cease Proverbs 14:30 - envy Proverbs 27:4 - but Daniel 2:12 - General Acts 5:17 - indignation James 3:14 - if

Verse 3

taking: Job 27:8, Psalms 37:35, Psalms 37:36, Psalms 73:3-1 Samuel :, Psalms 73:18-Proverbs :, Psalms 92:7, Jeremiah 12:1-Leviticus :

cursed: Deuteronomy 27:15-Ezekiel :, Psalms 69:25, Acts 1:20

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 21:17 - carried away Job 8:16 - his branch Job 18:16 - shall his branch Job 19:3 - ye reproached Job 20:5 - the triumphing Job 21:8 - General Job 21:27 - I know Proverbs 12:3 - shall not be established Proverbs 12:7 - wicked Proverbs 21:12 - wisely

Verse 4

children: Job 4:10, Job 4:11, Job 8:4, Job 18:16-Psalms :, Job 27:14, Exodus 20:5, Psalms 109:9-Ezra :, Psalms 119:155, Psalms 127:5

they are crushed: Job 1:19, Luke 13:4, Luke 13:5

neither: Job 10:7, Psalms 7:2

Reciprocal: Joshua 20:4 - at the entering 2 Chronicles 21:17 - carried away Job 19:3 - ye reproached Job 21:8 - General Job 31:8 - let my Proverbs 12:7 - wicked Lamentations 5:8 - there

Verse 5

harvest: Deuteronomy 28:33, Deuteronomy 28:51, Judges 6:3-Joshua :, Isaiah 62:8

the thorns: Judges 6:11, 2 Chronicles 33:11

the robber: Job 1:15, Job 1:17, Job 12:6, Job 18:9, Hosea 8:7

swalloweth: Job 2:3, Job 20:15, Jeremiah 51:34, Jeremiah 51:44, Lamentations 2:5, Lamentations 2:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:18 - Thorns Job 20:28 - increase Job 24:2 - violently Job 24:5 - the wilderness Job 31:8 - let me Psalms 109:11 - extortioner Ecclesiastes 5:14 - those

Verse 6

affliction: or, iniquity

trouble: Job 34:29, Deuteronomy 32:27, 1 Samuel 6:9, Psalms 90:7, Isaiah 45:7, Lamentations 3:38, Amos 3:6

spring out: Hosea 10:4, Hebrews 12:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:17 - in sorrow Psalms 78:33 - years Micah 6:9 - hear

Verse 7

man: Job 14:1, Genesis 3:17-Psalms :, Psalms 90:8, Psalms 90:9, 1 Corinthians 10:13

trouble: or, labour, Ecclesiastes 1:8, Ecclesiastes 2:22, Ecclesiastes 5:15-Esther :

sparks fly upward: Heb. sons of the burning coal lift up to fly

Reciprocal: Psalms 78:33 - years Ecclesiastes 2:23 - all Matthew 11:28 - all Mark 9:21 - How

Verse 8

seek: Job 8:5, Job 22:21, Job 22:27, Genesis 32:7-2 Kings :, 2 Chronicles 33:12, 2 Chronicles 33:13, Psalms 50:15, Psalms 77:1, Psalms 77:2, Jonah 2:1-Judges :

unto God: Psalms 37:5, 2 Timothy 1:12, 1 Peter 2:23, 1 Peter 4:19

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 24:12 - Lord judge 2 Samuel 21:1 - of the Lord Job 9:15 - I would Job 11:13 - prepare Job 15:4 - restrainest Job 15:11 - the consolations Psalms 119:154 - Plead Proverbs 16:3 - thy works Ecclesiastes 9:1 - that the Jeremiah 11:20 - revealed

Verse 9

doeth: Job 9:10, Job 11:7-1 Samuel :, Job 37:5, Psalms 40:5, Psalms 72:18, Psalms 86:10, Romans 11:33

unsearchable: Heb. there is no search, Isaiah 40:28

marvellous: Job 26:5-2 Chronicles :

without number: Heb. till there be no number, Psalms 40:5, Psalms 139:18

Reciprocal: Job 13:1 - Lo Job 36:27 - he Job 38:28 - Hath the Psalms 71:19 - who hast Psalms 104:24 - how Psalms 106:2 - utter Psalms 111:2 - works Psalms 118:23 - it is Psalms 136:4 - who alone Psalms 139:14 - marvellous Psalms 145:3 - Great Ecclesiastes 8:17 - that a man Ecclesiastes 11:5 - even Isaiah 28:29 - cometh Revelation 15:3 - Great

Verse 10

giveth: Job 28:26, Psalms 65:9-1 Kings :, Psalms 147:8, Jeremiah 5:24, Jeremiah 10:13, Jeremiah 14:22, Amos 4:7, Acts 14:17

fields: Heb. outplaces, Job 38:26-Hosea :

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:5 - had not Leviticus 26:4 - Then I Deuteronomy 11:14 - General Job 38:28 - Hath the Psalms 68:10 - thou Psalms 91:3 - and from Psalms 135:7 - He causeth

Verse 11

set up: 1 Samuel 2:7, 1 Samuel 2:8, Psalms 91:14, Psalms 107:41, Ezekiel 17:24, Luke 1:52, Luke 1:53

those: Luke 6:21, James 1:9, James 4:6-2 Samuel :, 1 Peter 5:10

exalted: Deuteronomy 33:27, 1 Peter 1:3

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 11:14 - General 1 Samuel 23:17 - shall not Psalms 65:9 - greatly Psalms 68:10 - thou Psalms 113:7 - raiseth Ecclesiastes 4:14 - For out Ecclesiastes 9:11 - but

Verse 12

disappointeth: Job 12:16, Job 12:17, Nehemiah 4:15, Psalms 33:10, Psalms 33:11, Psalms 37:17, Proverbs 21:30, Isaiah 8:10, Isaiah 19:3

their hands: Psalms 21:11, Isaiah 37:36, Acts 12:11, Acts 23:12-Song of Solomon :

their enterprise: or, anything

Reciprocal: Genesis 11:7 - confound Genesis 31:22 - General Genesis 41:8 - but there 2 Samuel 1:15 - Go near 2 Samuel 11:9 - General 2 Samuel 15:31 - turn the counsel 2 Samuel 16:23 - all the counsel 2 Samuel 17:14 - to defeat 2 Kings 6:8 - took Ezra 6:13 - so they did Job 18:7 - his own Job 37:7 - He Psalms 5:10 - let Psalms 140:8 - Grant not Psalms 146:9 - the way Proverbs 22:12 - he Isaiah 19:11 - the princes Isaiah 44:25 - turneth Jeremiah 8:8 - We Jeremiah 8:9 - The wise men are Jeremiah 9:23 - wise Jeremiah 19:7 - I will make Jeremiah 49:7 - Is wisdom Daniel 2:27 - cannot Obadiah 1:8 - even Matthew 2:8 - go Mark 12:17 - And they Luke 10:21 - thou hast Luke 20:8 - General Luke 20:26 - they could John 7:53 - General John 8:9 - went out Acts 5:38 - for 1 Corinthians 1:19 - General

Verse 13

taketh: 2 Samuel 15:31, 2 Samuel 15:34, 2 Samuel 17:23, Esther 6:4-1 Kings :, Esther 7:10, Esther 9:25, Psalms 7:15, Psalms 7:16, Psalms 9:15, Psalms 9:16, Psalms 35:7, Psalms 35:8, Luke 1:51, 1 Corinthians 1:19, 1 Corinthians 1:20

of the froward: Psalms 18:26, Proverbs 3:32

Reciprocal: Genesis 11:7 - confound Genesis 31:22 - General Genesis 41:8 - but there Exodus 1:10 - wisely Numbers 22:25 - crushed Balaam's Joshua 8:17 - a man 1 Samuel 23:22 - haunt is 1 Kings 14:6 - thou wife 2 Kings 6:8 - took Ezra 6:13 - so they did Nehemiah 4:15 - God Job 11:12 - would Job 18:7 - his own Job 37:24 - he Psalms 33:10 - The Lord Psalms 140:8 - Grant not Proverbs 22:12 - he Isaiah 19:3 - and I Isaiah 19:11 - the princes Isaiah 29:14 - for the wisdom Isaiah 31:2 - he also Jeremiah 8:8 - We Jeremiah 18:18 - counsel Jeremiah 19:7 - I will make Daniel 2:27 - cannot Habakkuk 2:13 - is it Matthew 2:8 - go Mark 11:33 - Neither Mark 12:17 - And they Luke 20:8 - General Luke 20:26 - they could John 7:53 - General John 8:9 - went out Acts 23:16 - when 1 Corinthians 3:19 - For

Verse 14

meet with: or, run into

darkness: Job 12:25, Deuteronomy 28:29, Proverbs 4:19, Isaiah 59:10, Amos 8:9

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 19:10 - he slipped 2 Kings 6:18 - Smite this people Job 38:15 - from Habakkuk 2:13 - is it

Verse 15

he saveth: Psalms 10:14, Psalms 10:17, Psalms 35:10, Psalms 72:4, Psalms 72:12, Psalms 72:13, Psalms 107:41, Psalms 109:31, Psalms 140:12

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 19:10 - he slipped Job 10:1 - My soul Psalms 10:9 - when Psalms 12:5 - puffeth at Psalms 82:4 - rid Psalms 107:42 - iniquity Psalms 113:7 - raiseth Isaiah 25:4 - thou hast

Verse 16

the poor: 1 Samuel 2:8, 1 Samuel 2:9, Psalms 9:18, Isaiah 14:32, Zechariah 9:12

and: Exodus 11:7, Psalms 63:11, Psalms 107:42, Romans 3:19

Reciprocal: Job 10:1 - My soul Psalms 10:9 - when Psalms 35:10 - which Psalms 72:13 - shall save Psalms 82:4 - rid Psalms 113:7 - raiseth Isaiah 25:4 - thou hast Matthew 22:12 - And he was 1 Peter 2:15 - with

Verse 17

happy: Psalms 94:12, Proverbs 3:11, Proverbs 3:12, Jeremiah 31:18, Hebrews 12:5-1 Kings :, James 1:12, James 5:11, Revelation 3:19

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:43 - and they Deuteronomy 8:5 - as a man Ruth 1:20 - the Almighty 2 Samuel 7:14 - I will 2 Samuel 24:12 - that I may Job 33:19 - chastened Psalms 51:8 - bones Psalms 118:18 - chastened Proverbs 27:6 - the wounds Hosea 7:15 - bound Micah 6:9 - hear 1 Corinthians 11:32 - we are 2 Corinthians 1:10 - General 2 Corinthians 4:9 - cast

Verse 18

Deuteronomy 32:39, 1 Samuel 2:6, Psalms 147:3, Isaiah 30:26

Reciprocal: Exodus 4:8 - that they Exodus 15:26 - for I am Leviticus 14:3 - be healed Leviticus 14:48 - shall come in Deuteronomy 8:5 - as a man 2 Samuel 7:11 - have caused 2 Samuel 24:12 - that I may 2 Chronicles 25:8 - God hath power Job 11:10 - If he cut off Job 33:19 - chastened Job 42:10 - turned Psalms 6:2 - heal Psalms 51:8 - bones Psalms 60:2 - heal Psalms 118:18 - chastened Proverbs 27:6 - the wounds Isaiah 1:6 - they have Isaiah 19:22 - he shall smite Isaiah 38:9 - he had Jeremiah 30:13 - hast Hosea 6:1 - he hath torn 1 Corinthians 11:32 - we are Hebrews 12:5 - despise

Verse 19

deliver thee: Psalms 34:19, Psalms 91:3-Judges :, Proverbs 24:16, 1 Corinthians 10:13, 2 Corinthians 1:8, 2 Peter 2:9

no evil: Psalms 91:7-2 Samuel :

Reciprocal: Genesis 7:1 - Come Genesis 7:23 - and Noah Genesis 22:12 - Lay 2 Samuel 7:11 - have caused Ezra 8:31 - the hand Job 22:29 - men Psalms 33:19 - to keep Psalms 91:5 - Thou Psalms 121:7 - preserve Psalms 129:2 - yet they have Ecclesiastes 11:2 - seven Jeremiah 39:11 - gave Jeremiah 39:17 - I will Ezekiel 14:20 - by Daniel 3:17 - our God Daniel 6:16 - Thy God Amos 1:3 - For Micah 5:5 - seven Acts 12:11 - and hath Philippians 2:27 - but God 1 Timothy 4:8 - having 2 Timothy 3:11 - but

Verse 20

famine: Genesis 45:7, 1 Kings 17:6, Psalms 33:19, Proverbs 10:3, Isaiah 33:16, Habakkuk 3:17

redeem: Psalms 49:7, Hosea 13:14

in war: Psalms 27:3, Matthew 24:6

the power: Heb. hands

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:34 - and take Job 6:23 - Redeem Job 10:1 - My soul Psalms 37:19 - days Isaiah 58:11 - and satisfy Jeremiah 37:21 - and that 2 Timothy 3:11 - but Hebrews 11:34 - escaped

Verse 21

be hid: Psalms 31:20, Psalms 55:21, Psalms 57:4, Proverbs 12:18, Isaiah 54:17, Jeremiah 18:18, James 3:5-Ruth :

from the scourge: or, when the tongue scourgeth

neither: Psalms 91:5-Judges :

Reciprocal: Psalms 12:5 - puffeth at Proverbs 3:25 - Be Proverbs 14:3 - the mouth

Verse 22

laugh: 2 Kings 19:21

afraid: Isaiah 35:9, Isaiah 65:25, Ezekiel 34:25

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:2 - General Job 39:18 - General Proverbs 3:25 - Be

Verse 23

thou: Psalms 91:12, Psalms 91:13, Hosea 2:18, Romans 8:38, Romans 8:39

beasts: Leviticus 26:6, Ezekiel 14:15, Ezekiel 14:16, Isaiah 11:9, Daniel 6:22

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:26 - have dominion Genesis 9:2 - General Isaiah 28:15 - We have Matthew 4:6 - lest

Verse 24

thou shalt know: Job 18:6, Job 18:15, Job 18:21, Job 21:7-1 Samuel :, 1 Samuel 30:3, Isaiah 4:5, Isaiah 4:6

thy tabernacle: etc. or, peace is thy tabernacle, Psalms 25:13

thou shalt visit: Deuteronomy 28:6, Psalms 91:10, Psalms 121:7, Psalms 121:8

sin: or, err, Psalms 107:4, Psalms 107:40

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 2:9 - will keep Isaiah 41:3 - safely

Verse 25

thy seed: Job 42:13-Nehemiah :, Genesis 15:5, Leviticus 26:9, Deuteronomy 28:4, Psalms 112:2, Psalms 127:3-Deuteronomy :, Psalms 128:3-Joshua :

great: or, much.

as the grass: Psalms 72:16

Verse 26

in a full age: Job 42:16, Job 42:17, Genesis 15:15, Genesis 25:8, Psalms 91:16, Proverbs 9:11, Proverbs 10:27

cometh: Heb. ascendeth

Reciprocal: Genesis 35:29 - Isaac Genesis 49:33 - and yielded Exodus 23:26 - the number Judges 8:32 - died in 1 Chronicles 23:1 - old 1 Chronicles 29:28 - a good old age 2 Chronicles 24:15 - and was full of days Job 29:18 - multiply Psalms 116:15 - Precious Proverbs 3:2 - length Isaiah 65:20 - There shall Zechariah 8:4 - There Mark 4:29 - brought forth Luke 2:36 - she

Verse 27

we have searched: Job 8:8-2 Samuel :, Job 12:2, Job 15:9, Job 15:10, Job 15:17, Job 32:11, Job 32:12, Psalms 111:2, Proverbs 2:3-Deuteronomy :

for thy good: Heb. for thyself, Job 22:2, Deuteronomy 10:13, Proverbs 9:12

Reciprocal: Job 6:24 - Teach me Job 13:1 - ear Proverbs 24:30 - went

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 5". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-5.html.