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Job 9

Introduction

Overview

Job 9:1, Job acknowledges God’s justice; Job 9:22, Man’s innocency is not to be condemned by afflictions.

Verse 2

how: Job 4:17, Job 14:3, Job 14:4, Job 25:4, Job 32:2, Job 33:9, Job 34:5, 1 Kings 8:46, Psalms 130:3, Psalms 143:2, Romans 3:20

with: or, before

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 19:17 - Of a truth Ezra 9:15 - we cannot Job 8:3 - God Job 9:20 - justify Job 9:28 - I know Job 11:4 - I am clean Job 13:18 - I know Job 15:14 - is man Job 25:2 - Dominion Luke 1:6 - righteous Romans 3:19 - that 1 Corinthians 4:4 - yet Galatians 2:16 - that 1 John 1:8 - say

Verse 3

he will contend: Job 9:20, Job 9:32, Job 9:33, Job 10:2, Job 23:3-Judges :, Job 31:35-Haggai :, Job 33:13, Job 34:14, Job 34:15, Job 40:2, Isaiah 57:15, Isaiah 57:16, Romans 9:20

he cannot: Psalms 19:12, Psalms 40:12, 1 John 1:8, 1 John 3:20

Reciprocal: Ezra 9:15 - we cannot Job 11:4 - I am clean Job 13:3 - I desire Job 13:18 - I know Job 31:37 - declare Job 33:23 - one Psalms 130:3 - shouldest mark Psalms 143:2 - in thy sight Ecclesiastes 6:10 - neither Romans 3:19 - that 1 Corinthians 4:4 - yet Galatians 2:16 - that Galatians 3:11 - that

Verse 4

wise in heart: Job 9:19, Job 36:5, Psalms 104:24, Psalms 136:5, Daniel 2:20, Daniel 4:34-Haggai :, Romans 11:33, Ephesians 1:8, Ephesians 1:19, Ephesians 3:10, Ephesians 3:20, Jude 1:24, Jude 1:25

who hath hardened: Job 6:10, Job 15:23-Daniel :, Job 40:9, Exodus 9:14-Esther :, Exodus 14:17, Exodus 14:18, Proverbs 28:14, Proverbs 29:1, Daniel 5:20-Amos :, 1 Corinthians 10:22

Reciprocal: Exodus 9:7 - the heart Exodus 9:17 - General Exodus 11:10 - the Lord Leviticus 26:24 - General Numbers 16:27 - and stood 1 Samuel 6:6 - harden 2 Chronicles 13:12 - ye shall not 2 Chronicles 14:13 - before the Lord 2 Chronicles 32:21 - cut off all Job 11:10 - If he cut off Job 12:13 - wisdom Job 15:13 - turnest Job 15:25 - strengtheneth Job 33:12 - God Job 34:14 - set Job 37:23 - excellent Job 41:10 - who Psalms 66:7 - let Ecclesiastes 6:10 - neither Jeremiah 48:26 - for he Jeremiah 50:24 - because Ezekiel 28:6 - Because Daniel 4:35 - none Nahum 1:3 - great Zechariah 7:12 - their hearts Malachi 1:4 - They shall build Acts 9:5 - it is Hebrews 3:8 - Harden

Verse 5

removeth: Job 28:9, Psalms 46:2, Psalms 68:8, Psalms 114:6, Isaiah 40:12, Habakkuk 3:6, Habakkuk 3:10, Zechariah 4:7, Matthew 21:21, 1 Corinthians 13:2, Revelation 6:14, Revelation 11:13

which overturneth: Numbers 1:5, Numbers 1:6, Zechariah 14:4, Zechariah 14:5, Matthew 27:51, Luke 21:11, Revelation 16:18-Proverbs :

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:22 - foundations Psalms 46:3 - mountains Psalms 95:4 - the strength of the hills is his also

Verse 6

shaketh: Isaiah 2:19, Isaiah 2:21, Isaiah 13:13, Isaiah 13:14, Isaiah 24:1, Isaiah 24:19, Isaiah 24:20, Haggai 2:6, Haggai 2:21, Hebrews 12:26, Revelation 20:11

the pillars: Job 26:11, Job 38:4-Judges :, 1 Samuel 2:8, Psalms 75:3, Psalms 114:7, Jeremiah 4:24, Joel 2:10

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:22 - foundations Judges 5:4 - the earth Psalms 29:8 - shaketh Psalms 46:3 - mountains Psalms 60:2 - made Psalms 97:4 - the earth Jeremiah 10:10 - at

Verse 7

commandeth: Exodus 10:21, Exodus 10:22, Joshua 10:12, Daniel 4:35, Amos 4:13, Amos 8:9, Matthew 24:29

sealeth: Job 37:7, Job 38:12-Ezra :, Job 38:19, Job 38:20, Isaiah 13:10, Ezekiel 32:7, Luke 21:25, Luke 21:26

Verse 8

Which: Job 37:18, Genesis 1:6, Genesis 1:7, Psalms 33:6, Psalms 104:2, Psalms 104:3, Isaiah 40:22, Isaiah 42:5, Isaiah 44:24, Jeremiah 10:11, Zechariah 12:1

treadeth: Job 38:11, Psalms 93:3, Psalms 93:4, Matthew 14:25-Amos :, John 6:19

waves: Heb. heights

Reciprocal: Job 26:7 - General Isaiah 51:13 - that hath Jeremiah 10:12 - stretched Jeremiah 51:15 - and hath Mark 6:48 - he cometh Mark 6:49 - they saw

Verse 9

maketh: Job 38:31, Job 38:32-Mark :, Genesis 1:16, Psalms 147:4, Amos 5:8

Arcturus, Orion, and Pleiades: Heb. Ash, Cesil, and Cimah, the chambers. Psalms 104:3, Psalms 104:13, Acts 28:13

Reciprocal: Job 37:9 - south Job 37:18 - spread

Verse 10

great things: Job 5:9, Job 26:12-2 Chronicles :, Job 37:23, Psalms 71:15, Psalms 72:18, Ecclesiastes 3:11, Isaiah 40:26-Hosea :, Romans 11:33, Ephesians 3:20

wonders: Exodus 15:11, Psalms 136:4, Daniel 4:2, Daniel 4:3

Reciprocal: Job 37:5 - great Psalms 40:5 - Many Psalms 111:2 - works Psalms 145:3 - Great Ezekiel 1:16 - a wheel Acts 2:11 - wonderful

Verse 11

he goeth: Job 23:8, Job 23:9, Job 35:14, Psalms 77:19, 1 Timothy 6:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 28:16 - and I

Verse 12

he taketh: Job 23:13, Job 34:29, Daniel 4:35, Ephesians 1:11

hinder him: Heb. turn him away, Job 11:10

What: Job 33:13, Isaiah 45:9, Jeremiah 18:6, Matthew 11:26, Matthew 20:15, Romans 9:18-Proverbs :, Romans 11:34

Reciprocal: Judges 20:25 - destroyed 2 Samuel 16:10 - Who shall Job 10:15 - righteous Job 12:14 - he breaketh Job 34:33 - Should Ecclesiastes 7:13 - who Isaiah 14:27 - his Isaiah 43:13 - I will work Jeremiah 48:30 - his lies shall not so effect it Acts 11:17 - what Romans 9:19 - Why doth

Verse 13

the proud helpers: Heb. the helpers of pride, or strength, Job 26:12, Job 40:9-1 Kings :, Isaiah 30:7, Isaiah 31:2, Isaiah 31:3, James 4:6, James 4:7

Reciprocal: Judges 20:25 - destroyed 2 Samuel 8:5 - came 2 Chronicles 25:8 - God hath power Job 11:10 - If he cut off Job 12:14 - he breaketh Job 23:13 - who can Job 36:19 - nor all Psalms 107:12 - and there Psalms 108:12 - for vain Isaiah 14:6 - and none Jeremiah 47:4 - every Jeremiah 48:30 - his lies shall not so effect it Ezekiel 30:6 - They also Daniel 4:35 - none

Verse 14

How much: Job 4:19, Job 25:6, 1 Kings 8:27

shall I: Job 11:4, Job 11:5

choose: Job 23:4, Job 23:7, Job 33:5

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 6:18 - how much Job 13:3 - I desire Job 33:13 - strive Job 35:15 - because Job 36:5 - mighty

Verse 15

though: Job 10:15, 1 Corinthians 4:4

I would: Job 5:8, Job 8:5, Job 10:2, Job 22:27, Job 34:31, Job 34:32, 1 Kings 8:38, 1 Kings 8:39, 2 Chronicles 33:13, Jeremiah 31:9, Daniel 9:3, Daniel 9:18

my judge: Job 23:7, 1 Peter 2:23

Reciprocal: Judges 11:27 - the Judge Esther 4:8 - to make supplication Job 13:3 - I desire Job 31:28 - an

Verse 16

If I had: Psalms 18:6, Psalms 66:18-Proverbs :, Psalms 116:1, Psalms 116:2

would I: Job 29:24, Exodus 6:9, Judges 6:13, Psalms 126:1, Luke 24:41, Acts 12:14-Nehemiah :

Reciprocal: Genesis 45:26 - he believed Job 15:22 - He believeth not Job 39:24 - neither Song of Solomon 2:14 - that art Mark 16:11 - believed Luke 24:11 - idle John 20:25 - Except Acts 12:15 - Thou

Verse 17

For he: Job 16:14, Psalms 29:5, Psalms 42:7, Psalms 83:15, Isaiah 28:17, Jeremiah 23:19, Ezekiel 13:13, Matthew 7:27, Matthew 12:20

multiplieth: Job 1:14-Psalms :, Job 2:7, Job 2:13

without cause: Job 2:3, Job 16:17, Job 34:6, Psalms 25:3, John 9:3, John 15:25

Reciprocal: Job 6:4 - the terrors Job 33:9 - clean Job 34:5 - God Job 35:2 - My Job 40:2 - he that reproveth

Verse 18

will not: Job 7:19, Psalms 39:13, Psalms 88:7, Psalms 88:15-Job :, Lamentations 3:3, Lamentations 3:18

filleth me: Job 3:20, Lamentations 3:15, Lamentations 3:19, Hebrews 12:11

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 1:10 - in bitterness of soul Esther 4:14 - enlargement Job 21:25 - in the bitterness Job 40:2 - he that reproveth Proverbs 14:10 - heart

Verse 19

he is strong: Job 9:4, Job 36:17-Psalms :, Job 40:9, Job 40:10, Psalms 62:11, Matthew 6:13, 1 Corinthians 1:25, 1 Corinthians 10:22

who shall: Job 9:32, Job 9:33, Job 31:35, Job 33:5-Judges :

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 29:12 - power Job 14:3 - bringest Job 22:4 - will he enter Job 23:6 - plead Job 35:14 - yet Job 36:5 - mighty Job 37:23 - excellent Psalms 13:2 - take Psalms 21:13 - Be thou Psalms 89:8 - a strong Isaiah 26:4 - in the Jeremiah 49:19 - appoint me the time Romans 9:19 - Why doth Revelation 18:8 - for

Verse 20

justify: Job 9:2, Job 4:17, Job 32:1, Job 32:2, Psalms 130:3, Psalms 143:2, Luke 10:29, Luke 16:15

mine: Job 15:5, Job 15:6, Job 34:35, Job 35:16, Proverbs 10:19, Isaiah 6:5, Matthew 12:36, Matthew 12:37, James 3:2

I am perfect: Job 1:1, Philippians 3:12-Ezra :

it shall: Job 33:8-1 Chronicles :, Proverbs 17:20, 1 Timothy 6:5

Reciprocal: Job 2:3 - Hast thou Job 9:3 - he will contend Job 9:28 - I know Job 9:31 - shalt Job 10:15 - righteous Job 13:18 - I know Job 14:3 - bringest Luke 18:14 - justified Acts 13:39 - from which 1 Corinthians 4:4 - yet Titus 3:5 - by works

Verse 21

yet would: Psalms 139:23, Psalms 139:24, Proverbs 28:26, Jeremiah 17:9, Jeremiah 17:10, 1 Corinthians 4:4, 1 John 3:20

I would: Job 7:15, Job 7:16, Job 7:21

Reciprocal: Job 9:28 - I know Job 10:1 - My soul Job 10:15 - righteous Job 35:3 - what advantage Jeremiah 49:19 - appoint me the time

Verse 22

He destroyeth: Ecclesiastes 9:1-Leviticus :, Ezekiel 21:3, Ezekiel 21:4, Luke 13:2-Numbers :

Reciprocal: Genesis 18:25 - that the Job 1:8 - a perfect Job 4:7 - who ever Job 8:20 - God Job 9:29 - General Job 15:5 - uttereth Job 34:9 - It Job 35:3 - what advantage Ecclesiastes 7:15 - there is a just Ecclesiastes 8:14 - there be just

Verse 23

If the: Job 1:13-Psalms :, Job 2:7

he will: Job 4:7, Job 8:20, 2 Samuel 14:15, 2 Samuel 14:17, Psalms 44:22, Ezekiel 14:19-Ecclesiastes :, Ezekiel 21:13, Hebrews 11:36, Hebrews 11:37

Reciprocal: Genesis 14:12 - who Genesis 18:25 - that the Job 1:8 - a perfect Job 22:19 - innocent Job 33:9 - innocent Job 34:9 - It Ecclesiastes 7:15 - there is a just

Verse 24

earth: Job 12:6-2 Samuel :, Job 21:7-Ezra :, Psalms 17:14, Psalms 73:3-Judges :, Jeremiah 12:1, Jeremiah 12:2, Daniel 4:17, Daniel 5:18-Ecclesiastes :, Daniel 7:7-Hosea :, Habakkuk 1:14-Esther :

he covereth: 2 Samuel 15:30, 2 Samuel 19:4, Esther 6:12, Esther 7:8, Jeremiah 14:4

if not: Job 24:25, Job 32:2

Reciprocal: Esther 7:5 - Who is he Isaiah 22:17 - cover

Verse 25

swifter: Job 7:6, Job 7:7, Esther 8:14

a post: Rotz, a runner, or courier; some of whom are said to go 150 miles in less than 24 hours.

they flee away: Psalms 39:5, Psalms 39:11, Psalms 89:47, Psalms 90:9, Psalms 90:10, James 4:14

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 30:6 - the posts went 2 Chronicles 30:10 - the posts Esther 3:13 - by posts Esther 8:10 - by posts Job 10:20 - my days few Job 14:1 - of few days Job 14:2 - fleeth Job 17:11 - My days Isaiah 38:12 - have cut Jeremiah 51:31 - post 1 Peter 3:10 - see

Verse 26

swift ships: Heb. ships of desire, or, ships of Ebeh

as the eagle: Job 39:27-Amos :, 2 Samuel 1:23, Proverbs 23:5, Jeremiah 4:13, Lamentations 4:19, Habakkuk 1:8

Reciprocal: Job 10:20 - my days few Job 14:2 - fleeth Job 17:11 - My days Job 39:29 - she Psalms 39:5 - Behold Psalms 89:47 - Remember Psalms 90:5 - Thou Isaiah 38:12 - have cut James 4:14 - a vapour

Verse 27

Job 7:13, Psalms 77:2, Psalms 77:3, Jeremiah 8:18

Reciprocal: Job 30:15 - Terrors Psalms 13:2 - take Psalms 73:13 - Verily Philippians 2:26 - full 1 Peter 1:6 - ye are

Verse 28

afraid: Job 21:6, Psalms 88:15, Psalms 88:16, Psalms 119:120

I know: Job 9:2, Job 9:20, Job 9:21, Job 14:16, Exodus 20:7, Psalms 130:3

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 2:9 - hold him Job 7:13 - My bed Job 30:15 - Terrors Job 33:9 - innocent Psalms 13:2 - take Philippians 3:9 - not 1 Peter 1:6 - ye are

Verse 29

Job 9:22, Job 10:7, Job 10:14-Esther :, Job 21:16, Job 21:17, Job 21:27, Job 22:5-Amos :, Psalms 73:13, Jeremiah 2:35

Reciprocal: Genesis 3:7 - and they Job 7:20 - I have sinned Job 10:15 - If I be wicked Galatians 2:16 - that

Verse 30

Psalms 26:6, Proverbs 28:13, Isaiah 1:16-Job :, Jeremiah 2:22, Jeremiah 4:14, Romans 10:3, 1 John 1:8

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 21:6 - wash their hands Job 4:17 - shall a man Job 33:10 - he findeth Job 34:9 - It Psalms 24:4 - He that Zechariah 13:1 - a fountain Matthew 27:24 - and washed Mark 7:4 - except James 4:8 - Cleanse

Verse 31

shalt: Job 9:20, Job 15:6

mine: Isaiah 59:6, Isaiah 64:6, Philippians 3:8, Philippians 3:9

abhor me: or, make me to be abhorred

Reciprocal: Job 4:17 - shall a man Job 7:5 - loathsome Job 30:19 - cast me Job 33:10 - he findeth Job 34:9 - It Job 40:4 - what Job 42:6 - I Psalms 73:13 - Verily Jeremiah 2:22 - For though Nahum 3:6 - I will cast Zechariah 13:1 - a fountain Matthew 27:24 - and washed Mark 7:4 - except

Verse 32

not a man: Job 33:12, Job 35:5-Judges :, Numbers 23:19, 1 Samuel 16:7, Ecclesiastes 6:10, Isaiah 45:9, Jeremiah 49:19, Romans 9:20, 1 John 3:20

we should: Job 13:18-Isaiah :, Job 23:3-Judges :, Psalms 143:2

Reciprocal: Job 9:3 - he will contend Job 9:19 - who shall Job 10:4 - seest thou Job 13:22 - General Job 14:3 - bringest Job 19:7 - no judgment Job 22:4 - will he enter Job 31:14 - What then Job 33:6 - I am Job 34:23 - that he Job 40:2 - he that reproveth

Verse 33

is there: Job 9:19, 1 Samuel 2:25, Psalms 106:23, 1 John 2:1, 1 John 2:2

daysman: Heb. one that should argue, or, umpire

that might: 1 Kings 3:16-Hosea :

Reciprocal: Job 9:3 - he will contend Job 17:3 - put me Job 23:6 - plead Job 34:23 - that he Galatians 3:20 - a mediator is 1 Timothy 2:5 - and

Verse 34

let not: Job 13:11, Job 13:20-Song of Solomon :, Job 23:15, Job 31:23, Job 33:7, Job 37:1, Psalms 39:10, Psalms 90:11, but it is not so with me, Heb. but I am not so with myself, Job 29:2-Lamentations :

Reciprocal: Job 13:3 - Surely Job 16:21 - plead Job 21:9 - the rod Job 23:6 - plead

Verse 35

Reciprocal: Job 13:3 - Surely Job 13:20 - do not two Job 16:21 - plead

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 9". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/job-9.html.