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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Job 7

Introduction

Overview

Job 7:1, Job excuses his desire of death; Job 7:12, He complains of his own restlessness, and expostulates with God.

Verse 1

Is there: Job 14:5, Job 14:13, Job 14:14, Psalms 39:4, Isaiah 38:5, John 11:9, John 11:10

an appointed time: or, a warfare, Ecclesiastes 8:8

like the days: Job 14:6, Leviticus 25:50, Deuteronomy 15:18, Isaiah 21:16, Matthew 20:1-15

Reciprocal: Genesis 47:29 - must die Deuteronomy 12:1 - all the days 1 Samuel 26:10 - his day Ecclesiastes 3:2 - and a time

Verse 2

earnestly desireth: Heb. gapeth after, Psalms 119:131, Psalms 143:6

the shadow: Jeremiah 6:4

as an hireling: Leviticus 19:13, Deuteronomy 24:15, Malachi 3:5, James 5:4

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:50 - according to the time Job 14:6 - as an hireling

Verse 3

months of: Job 29:2, Psalms 6:6, Psalms 39:5, Ecclesiastes 1:14

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:67 - General Job 7:13 - My bed Job 16:7 - he hath Job 17:12 - change Job 23:14 - appointed Psalms 73:14 - For all Isaiah 38:12 - he will cut Lamentations 1:2 - weepeth

Verse 4

When: Job 7:13, Job 7:14, Job 17:12, Job 30:17, Deuteronomy 28:67, Psalms 6:6, Psalms 77:4, Psalms 130:6

night: etc. Heb. evening be measured

tossings: Psalms 109:23, Isaiah 54:11

Reciprocal: Job 33:19 - pain Psalms 73:14 - For all

Verse 5

flesh: Job 2:7, Job 2:8, Job 17:14, Job 19:26, Job 24:20, Job 30:18, Job 30:19, Psalms 38:5-7, Isaiah 1:6, Isaiah 14:11, Acts 12:23

loathsome: Job 9:31, Isaiah 66:24, Ezekiel 20:43

Reciprocal: Job 6:11 - What Job 19:20 - and I am Job 33:21 - His flesh Psalms 38:7 - my loins Psalms 103:14 - we are dust

Verse 6

swifter: Job 9:25, Job 16:22, Job 17:11, Psalms 90:5, Psalms 90:6, Psalms 102:11, Psalms 103:15, Psalms 103:16, Psalms 144:4, Isaiah 38:12, Isaiah 38:13, Isaiah 40:6, Isaiah 40:7, James 1:11, James 4:14, 1 Peter 1:24

without hope: Job 6:11, Job 17:15, Proverbs 14:32, Jeremiah 2:25, Ephesians 2:12, 1 Peter 1:13

Reciprocal: Exodus 35:35 - of the weaver Job 8:9 - we are but Job 10:20 - my days few Job 11:18 - because Job 14:1 - of few days Psalms 39:5 - Behold Psalms 119:84 - How Ecclesiastes 8:13 - as a

Verse 7

remember: Job 10:9, Genesis 42:36, Nehemiah 1:8, Psalms 74:18, Psalms 74:22, Psalms 89:47, Psalms 89:50, Jeremiah 15:15

my life: Psalms 78:39, James 4:14

no more see: Heb. not return to see, that is, to enjoy, Job 10:21, Job 10:22

Reciprocal: Job 9:25 - swifter Job 10:20 - my days few Job 14:10 - where is he Job 33:22 - his soul Psalms 34:12 - that he Psalms 119:49 - Remember Ecclesiastes 6:6 - yet Ecclesiastes 8:13 - as a Isaiah 38:10 - General Isaiah 38:12 - is removed Lamentations 3:17 - I forgat Lamentations 3:19 - Remembering Lamentations 5:1 - Remember 1 Peter 3:10 - see

Verse 8

The eye: Job 20:9, Psalms 37:36

thine eyes: Job 13:27, Job 14:3, Psalms 39:11, Psalms 90:8, Psalms 90:9

I am not: that is, I can live no longer, Job 7:21

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 12:23 - he shall not Job 10:21 - I go whence Ecclesiastes 9:5 - for the Jeremiah 10:20 - my children Lamentations 5:7 - and are 1 Peter 3:10 - see

Verse 9

the cloud: Job 37:11

he: Job 10:21, Job 14:10-14, Job 16:22, 2 Samuel 12:23, 2 Samuel 14:14, Psalms 39:13, Isaiah 38:11

Reciprocal: Ecclesiastes 3:20 - go

Verse 10

shall return: Job 8:18, Job 20:9, Psalms 103:16

Reciprocal: Job 16:22 - whence Psalms 37:10 - wicked Revelation 12:8 - their

Verse 11

I will not: Job 6:26, Job 10:1, Job 13:13, Job 16:6, Job 21:3, Psalms 39:3, Psalms 40:9

the anguish: Genesis 42:21, 2 Kings 4:27, 2 Kings 4:28, Matthew 26:37, Matthew 26:38, Luke 22:44, 2 Corinthians 2:4

the bitterness: Job 10:15, Job 21:25, 1 Samuel 1:10, Isaiah 38:15, Isaiah 38:17

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:38 - the plague Job 7:20 - I am Job 8:2 - the words Job 13:19 - if I hold Job 21:4 - is my complaint Job 29:9 - refrained Psalms 77:3 - I complained Psalms 88:15 - while Proverbs 14:10 - heart

Verse 12

I a sea: Job 7:17, Job 38:6-11, Lamentations 3:7

a whale: Job 41:1-34

Reciprocal: Genesis 1:21 - great Job 7:20 - why hast Job 16:12 - set me up Job 22:4 - for fear Job 40:2 - he that reproveth Job 40:18 - General Psalms 13:2 - take

Verse 13

My bed: Job 7:3, Job 7:4, Job 9:27, Job 9:28, Psalms 6:6, Psalms 77:4

Reciprocal: Job 17:12 - change Psalms 102:7 - watch Ecclesiastes 2:23 - his heart Jeremiah 8:18 - my Daniel 4:5 - a dream

Verse 14

thou scarest: Genesis 40:5-7, Genesis 41:8, Judges 7:13, Judges 7:14, Daniel 2:1, Matthew 27:19

Reciprocal: Job 4:14 - Fear Job 7:4 - When Job 17:12 - change Job 30:15 - Terrors Proverbs 18:14 - but Ecclesiastes 2:23 - his heart Jeremiah 8:18 - my Daniel 4:5 - a dream

Verse 15

chooseth: 2 Samuel 17:23, Matthew 27:5

life: Heb. bones

Reciprocal: Numbers 11:15 - kill me Numbers 14:2 - Would Job 3:20 - Wherefore Job 6:9 - that it would Job 9:21 - I would Job 13:13 - and let come Job 36:20 - Desire Proverbs 18:14 - but Ecclesiastes 2:17 - I hated Isaiah 2:22 - for wherein Isaiah 15:4 - his Jeremiah 8:3 - death Jonah 4:3 - for Luke 14:26 - hate Revelation 9:6 - shall men

Verse 16

I loathe it: Job 3:20-22, Job 6:9, Job 10:1, Genesis 27:46, 1 Kings 19:4, Jonah 4:3, Jonah 4:8

let me alone: Job 10:20, Job 14:6, Psalms 39:10, Psalms 39:13

my days: Psalms 62:9, Psalms 78:33, Psalms 144:4, Ecclesiastes 6:11, Ecclesiastes 6:12

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:2 - Would Job 9:21 - I would Job 13:13 - and let come Job 16:7 - he hath Psalms 78:39 - a wind Ecclesiastes 2:17 - I hated Isaiah 15:4 - his Jeremiah 8:3 - death Luke 14:26 - hate Revelation 9:6 - shall men

Verse 17

What is man: Psalms 8:4, Psalms 144:3, Hebrews 2:6

magnify: Job 7:12, 1 Samuel 24:14

set thine: Job 34:14, Job 34:15

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:23 - neither Exodus 9:21 - regarded not Joshua 3:7 - magnify thee 1 Chronicles 29:25 - magnified Solomon Job 10:20 - cease Job 14:3 - And dost Proverbs 24:32 - considered it

Verse 18

visit: Exodus 20:5, Exodus 32:34, Isaiah 26:14, Isaiah 38:12, Isaiah 38:13

try: Genesis 22:1, Deuteronomy 8:16, Jeremiah 9:7, Daniel 12:10, Zechariah 13:9, 1 Peter 1:7

Reciprocal: Job 7:21 - in the morning Job 14:3 - And dost Psalms 73:14 - For all Hebrews 2:6 - What

Verse 19

How long: Job 9:18, Psalms 6:3, Psalms 13:1-3, Psalms 94:3, Revelation 6:10

Reciprocal: Job 3:24 - my sighing Job 14:6 - Turn Job 40:2 - he that reproveth

Verse 20

I have sinned: Job 9:29-31, Job 13:26, Job 14:16, Job 22:5, Job 31:33, Job 33:9, Job 33:27, Psalms 80:4

O thou preserver: Nehemiah 9:6, Psalms 36:6

why hast: Job 7:12, Job 6:4, Job 16:12-14, Psalms 21:12, Lamentations 3:12

I am: Job 7:11, Job 3:24

Reciprocal: Joshua 7:20 - Indeed 2 Samuel 12:13 - I have sinned 2 Samuel 24:17 - I have sinned Job 11:4 - I am clean Job 19:6 - God Job 30:21 - become cruel

Verse 21

why dost: Job 10:14, Job 13:23, Job 13:24, Isaiah 64:9, Lamentations 3:42-44, Lamentations 5:20-22

take away: 2 Samuel 24:10, Micah 7:18, Micah 7:19, Hosea 14:2, John 1:29, Titus 2:14, 1 John 1:9, 1 John 3:5

sleep: Job 3:13, Job 17:14, Job 21:32, Job 21:33, Ecclesiastes 12:7, Isaiah 26:19, Daniel 12:2

in the morning: Job 7:18

but I shall not be: Psalms 37:36, Psalms 103:15

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 12:13 - The Lord Job 7:8 - I am not Job 8:22 - come to nought Job 9:21 - I would Job 14:12 - awake Job 14:15 - thou wilt have Job 30:21 - become cruel Psalms 22:15 - into the Psalms 31:2 - deliver Psalms 37:10 - wicked Psalms 69:17 - hear me speedily Psalms 102:2 - in the day Psalms 103:14 - we are dust Psalms 141:1 - make haste Jeremiah 31:15 - because Lamentations 5:7 - and are Hebrews 9:26 - he appeared

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 7". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-7.html.