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24. tsrh to eat. rw« to righ. ^Ito pour forth, )»^ to roar.

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nnfi o vr)m^ d»03 lam .«an ♦nron ^ s>«
♦mV» K^ rS «2» ♦my -tts^ ♦yn««i ♦ftrrft »
:wn »in »nnj «Vi ♦nippr k^

35. ini) to/ear. nw toapfiroach. "U to/ear.* ¥A to come.

* This anxietjT which attended Job in his first prosperitjF, was pro*
bably lest his children should fall into sin. Vide c. i. 5. viii. 4. ir.
8^-1 1. He might also have been apprehensive of the incursions of
the Sabeans and Chaldeans. The Chaldee paraphrast reaijs verse S6
interrogatively; Was I not in safety, &c. when it was told me of my
successive losses? but trouble came upon me when I heard of the
deat^ of my children.

The author of The Divine Legation of Motee demonetratedj con-
trasting this passage with ch. xxix. 18, and xxx. 26, observes^
<< These things are entirely discordant, if understood of one and the
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25 For the thin^ which I greatty feared is come up<»i me} and that i
which I was afraid of, is come unto me.

S6 I was not in safety, neither had 1 rest, neither was I quiet: yet ,
trouble came. \



36- tfltf t(fbe qrdeu l^t^ tb be at ttsK Hi to rjiSit. U1 to tremble.



though I might insist upon it as a thing very pardonable, and not at
all ilnnatural, for a person under an excessive load of gi^ef to ibrget
himself K littlei and to talk in<:oitsistently, especially at the distance
of so many chapters; yet I shall waive this plea, because I think there
is an easy way of reconciling these passages. If we suppose^ for in-
stance^ thai the fear and disquiet expressed iii the ilrst of them was
a fear for his children; and the hope and confidence expressed in the
two latter, were such as flowed from a conscience of his own inte^pri-
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JOB IV.

yh» in nDjpi notn ♦io^nn tc^Vw p^n h 2

d'^ mo* nin :S3V ♦d t^^Di •^vin m»^n s

; »3m tSd ps^p^ "^tyu :pmn men tsn^^

Dm inipn inVoa in«T t<bn t^nnm nny «
tDHB^ new natt ♦pi .wn ♦o w •^sr hott^
*nDy Tw p» ♦ttnn w»n iB^Ko :nn3i «
nVy ifi» rmDi na«* mV« notriD nnnS|V ^
nynj on^ea ♦ien Snc^ ^p\ m« Dinttf ^0

1. n:ir fo answer. Vide, for the names, chap. ii. v. 11.*

2. nO\to attemfln Twh to take it HI. IXJ^ to withhold. S*7D to apeak..
^■^ /o be able.

3. *16^ /o dUdfiHne, nm /p re/ifcc, pm to strengthen.

4. *WD /o/i//. Dp to rite. T>a ^o bend the knee. y\^ to bend. yOR /©
strengthen.

5. rwS tojbint. ]fl2 to touch. Sna ^o ^e m a hurry.

♦ Whether Job's extraordinaiy sufferings were not the punish-
ment, and proof of extraordinary, but concealed guilt, was the point
in dispute. Though the principle adopted by the three friends was
erroneous, yet when they speak of divine justice and human guilty
they are correct. Job's denial of the charge of hjrpocrisy was right,
but he went too far in pleading for his innocency • All of them, except
Elihu, became too warm in the dispute; but all of them agree in
the great principles of the trt^ religion; the existence^ nature, giori'
ous perfections, and yovereignty of God; the creation of the world,
the &11 of man, &c. The errors and defects here exhibited are do
more given for our imitation, than those of Moses, David, or Jonah
were; but it was proper the conduct and characters of the speakers
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JOB IV,



TH£N EHphaz the Temanite answered and said^
\ IJf we. assay to commune vrtth thee, wilt xhon be grieved? but who

withhold himself from speaking?

Behold, thou hast instructed many, and thou hast strengthened
»e weak hands.

i Thy words have upholden him that was failing, and thou hast
trengthened the feeble knees.

S But now it is come upon thee, and thou faintest; it touclveth
liee, and thou,art troubled.

,6 I9 not thia thy fear, thy confidenciB, thy hope, and the uprightness
K thy ways?

T Remember, I pray thee, who ever perished, being innocent? or
Ihere were the righteous cut off?

Z Even as X have seen, they that plough int<[uity, and sow wicked-
less, reap the same.

9 By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of his nostrils
ire they consumed.

10 The roaring of the lion, and th^ voice of the fierce lion, and the
[eeth of the young lions are broken.



6. m* to fear. SoD coi^fidencef inundbility, nip to expect eamcBtly.
fl\tofterfict.i

7. r\p^ to befiure. nfi'K from "K wA«i, and nfi here. 'W to bejuit.
iro in Niph. to be eut of.

8. run to 9ee. vnn to plough, jn to aow. nxp to reap.

9. 093 to breathe. *^2n to periah. nS3 to consume.

10. OKBr to roar. mK tif pluck off. Hnv a black lion, xm to rencvf.
•HD ro cover, prh to break in pieces. In Niphal for ij^nSi.

t The Vau has been thought misplaced, and that it should be un-
derstood before thy hope; but by fear^ the object of fear, God, is
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♦ifl Sy nn^ {Tnen ♦niovy ani mjnV ♦3tn|
*iOK M«?K -!D^ jHB^a myr noon >iSrl
jyDr« Sip» nm^ »i»y nAiV rtiion mtni
naj nruD* inevo dk p-nr niV»o mHr\

-ONDT DTlDt ^tVH IB^K nSH ♦ria 03^ t^

triih D»t?o »'?iD iny anyV ■>|>aD :w »iflV



11. vh to knead (tramfile). T© to raven, -na to separate.

12. ajj ^0 ,r^„/. npS to take. {W /A* «r, to vfeigh. Vrytf a vfd^
mutter, « i t -a i



<p mutter.



13. 0'a;«sr Aurrs,,-,^ m«^A/,. t^b^ in AnO).*, hutry a^way. mr^
fM.P«, from nm #<..«. Saa rc/«ff. m-. in Niph. to be incrwidmil
*ie'fi' V\M man, from. it» to be mfimu

^^'•nVitofear.tir^tobeM'vntotremile.OSj^tobettrong.

15. im to/uu, bejbre. 100 to be rtmgj,. W the Aaif, to stand 4
right. "Wi flesh, to epread.

r^ms fromnao to distribute, ijj *,^,, ,, j, „ani/e,t.rvy% toco,^
tobesUent.yxMtoheOr.

ir. BTJK/o be infirm, frw toy^^. IWy *« i»ia{«. W to beplfl



t It has been rendered « An mortalis d Deo justificabiturfand
« Num moptaUs i nnmiae joatti. eiit?" " An quisoMam vir il fectore
sue mundua habeWtur?" « Aa i conditote sao purus erit rir?" In
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The o)d lion perisheth for lack of pref) and the stout Uoa'a
bs are scattered abroad.

[Now a thing was secretly brought to moiand Qiine ear received
le thereof.

jlQ thoughts ftom the irisitms of the night, whefi de.ep sfeep fall-
IP men,
jPear^ cvme upon me, and U*embUDgi which nUade all my bones^

[Then' a spirit passed before my face; the hair of my flesh ^ood

ItitcKxl still, but I could not discern the form thereof: an image
mine eyes; there wa9 sil^e, and I heard a voice, myin^f
Stjall mortal man be more just than Q6d? ^all a man be more
thvn his Maker?

Betold, he put no trust in his servants; and his aogekhe charge
fHthfolly.

How much less in them that dwell in houses of clay, whose
liatioii is in the dust, vfhkh are crushed before the nioth?
Thejf are destroyed from n^orning to evenin|^ they perish for
\ without any regarding it.

Doth not their excellency ^hieb iB in them go away? they die
I without wisdom.



1. lay to serve. {DR in Hiph. to tru»t. 1«S in Arab, to send. XW to^
^hn to be/boUah.

9. \2f0 to inhabit. lOH to make turbid^ mud. *lfl;r dust, to throw du3f.
to lay a foundation, vcn to break dovm. *• They crush them." u^
W^ a moth worm,*

D. JO to fioundj or wear to fiiecee. '•Si without^ froih SiSi to wear
t§. tXf to fiut. xytil continually i from Tiy3 to be ovevy or beyond. IM
wmoh.

kl. pOl to go, nn"* to excel. Does not their excellency pass away X>0
)^ them? U3F] to be wise.

nparative sense adopted in our version, he must be supposed to
bnd that if man suffered without guilt, he would be more righteous
I pure than God who sends affliction on him, which also agrees
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JOB V.



m triiii? ryDn nnei tw?D r\r\' H?n«^ o

n^itp ne^ii jVsfD v^vnyu^a wn»v »8^d vi\
ODV ^^B'v innp^ B^iifo Ski Ssr* ojr

•BTii* *\K^n ^m nbv SovS di» o j^di
OD nbttn vnx OB "-^ n»D iron ;tijdo vh t



1. nv)iether^ W' w /^^re. my fo tfTwwtr. »lp fo wnctify. V^
nngeh perhaps here, as in ch. xv. 15. Dan, viU. 13. riJS to bc\
lookj or Aavtf resfitct,

3. VlK,«/i^'<f, from *7l^ ffro9snei9. DH ^o *»7/, »y:> in many of
Kennicott's cod. Ojrp cngrer, ro bevexedj in Hiph. /o irritate, r)P^
or fern, a/c/o/, from nns /o entice. niD or HD >a cfeV, in Hiph. ro
niop envy, z^fl^ rather here indigmtion, from lOp ^o dum. The 1
destroys the wicked; or their evil destroys them.

3. ntn to see.^groaaneeB. vntf to take root. 5p to curse, to ^
itounce accureed. m to rest. OKnS suddenly ^ from KHS #i«W<r«.

4. pn*) ro dff tfeVan^ jr»^ to save. HDT f o rr««A or^/^eis, •*«(
«/flnrf er^r^. Svi ^o takcj and eidier ro «/toiY, or deliver^

5 . W ^0 reff/i. a^n /o *e Att«5^. SdK to eat. D^3V ^Ao*^, and p
^erce. Or "with arms or weapons/* Vide Vulgate. rfjt&ml^^A
(odojour. D'DV a hungry or thirsty fiersony {rota Wthfast.rn^treni
iromhxX' to abide.

.6. «r to come, "W du^. pK afflictiony^v its cause, *i*o«r, «»>• "'^



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JOB V.

1 CALp now, if thetc be any that will answer thee: atid to which
of the saints wilt thou turn?

2 Fdr wrath killeth the ibolish man, and envy slayeth thesilly one*

3 I have seen the foolish taking rdpt: but suddenly I cursed his
habitation.

4 His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the
gate, neither is there any to deliver them.

5 Whose harvest the hungry eateth up, and taketh it even out of
the thorns, and the robber swalloweth up their substance.

6 Although affliction cometh not forth of the dust, neidier doth
trouble spring out of the groutidj

7 Yet man is bom untp trouble, as the sparks fly upward.

8 I would seek unto God, and unto Crod would I commit my cause;

9 Which doetti great things and imsearchable^ marvellous things
without number:

10 Who giveth rain upon the earth, and sendeth waters upon the
fields; 1

fromDlK^o he redj or TVOl to put on a level, I1DV to efiroutj or shoot
ufi. Sr^ toil^mUchitf.

7. Ht to brin^ forth, \2 a aon^ from nai to build, «|Bn acoalj to in-
flame. n3Jl in Hipb. to lift yfi, ^ toj^y,*

8. dSk to comfireaa, »*n to seek, tMSr to place, '^y^to efieak.

9. rWTf to do. SiJi to be great, '^pn to investigate. kSd in Niph. to
exceed exfiectation, 'yQO to number^

10. (m to give, ion to rain, rhv to send, D*D water^ from nb to /«•
mvltuate. yin ajleldy outside^ frpni n^m to separate.

* ^ For imq[idty comes not forth of the dui^ neither doth trouUe
^riag out of the ground^ for man i^ bom to.iniquity as the quarks
Ay upward." Iniquity is natural to man^and nuseiy i^its just con-

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Dnipi onD*? D'Sfitt^ WB^ jn«n ♦io Sy n
niK'yn r^tS-^ on^ny maeriD nen :y{£?» U3» "
nwn acnv^ D»P3n -o"? n»{jnn orrp "
nVVai nc^n wjb* ddi* irrrva D'^rio) »*

tn'fi rtvfip nnVjn mpn SiS mnv :ira«; «
Sk njt^ ncnoi mStt iin»3i» enix ne^tt nirt ^^
:m'£nn rn rno* mm s»«3> kti '3 jDKDn >8
nn na yy kS yae^ai iVy rmv tw^a »'
DW3 :ann ♦TD nonSoai moo -no araaftai
•wV :kd» »3 TitwD >*n n wSt Minn twS «»
oy ♦a Jt<Tn ^» v">«n nmai pnrn tB3*?1«'

'■I I I n I ■ II. ■!! ■ I I II ■ m i l III I II II I ] i|ii pill I

1 1. OtSf iojiut. hs» to be humble, xn to exalt, yxp to be dark. ^
to Uft 10. jfBr to save.

13. *10 to annulf or break. :)t8T) to think, tnp to act cunningly. tVfl
to 4o. T the hcmd^ from rw to cast forth, rrcnn reaU^^ frpm ntr #«d-
tisttence. .

13. *dS /o ^oArf. B3n to be mse.* XanSf to be naked^ to be aetfvje^ to be
^e.yy* to counsel. Snd to twist. *fio to hasten^ in Niph. to/c^l head-
long.

14. ms to meet, ymt^ obscure. Vl nighf. p^'O to grope mm^k.'mi
clear.

15. yttr to save, yyn to destroy. HS in reg. 'fl a mouth. T 04? hqndf
from T)y to cast forth, pn to be strong. }ra« humble^ fioor, from n5K
/o submit. ■ '

\6^ rvT\ to be. hr\poor^ from vhry to exhaust. niOT Ao/ie, from mp

• << He taketh the wise in tlieir own craftinesB)** ia quoted i(i A
cKvine authority in 1 Cor. ui. Id. H It ia written,** If^. $xA 1^1^ %Ha
version liaa the word WD^^n answering to D^Dn *< /A^ «tfw."^ - . ?



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1 1 To det ixp tftk liigh thoftib that be low; UtA t^ose nvMqh mourn
may be exalted to safety • '

13 Ite disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands
cannot perform iheir enterprhe.

13 He taketh the wise in their own craftineis: and the counsel of
th^froward is carried headlong.

14 They meet with darkness in the day-time^ ahd grope in the
nooit'^dBey as in the night.

15 But he saveth the poor from the sword; from their mouthy and
fiR>m the hand of the mighty.

16 So the poor hath hope, and iniquity stoppeth hei* mouth;

17 Behold, happy r> the man whom God correcteth; therefore do-
s{uae not thou the chastening of the Almighty.

18 For he maketh sore and bindeth up: he woundeth, and hk hands
make whole.

19 He shall deliver thee in six troubles; yea, in seven there shall
BO evil touch thee.

20 In famine he shall redeem thee from death; and in war from
the power of the sword.

21 Thou Shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue: neither ^lalt
thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

22 At destruction and famine thou sbalt laugh: neither shalt thou
be afraid of the beasts of the earth.

to tend tofvard». h)}^ to oftfireesy or vhp to aacend. \is^ to ehut. Hfi in
reg. 'fi the mouth.

17. lent to go btfore. fDV to chide. HD^ to ehaatUe. na^ the hounttful^
scil. God, from XYW to ftour forth. DWD to de^ae.

18. a«D to grieve. K^OT to bind uft, yno to strike. ¥Sh to heal.
19 "W to diatreaa. Sfi to rescue* pX^ to touch.

20. y<^fondne^ to hunger. mO to redeem. nonSo war^ from onS to
fight, y^ to deatroy.

21. OIBf a whifit from nO» to go to and fro. JKrS. to afieak agamaty to
tvoiat. Kan to conceal, m' to fear. IBT f deatroy. W to eome^ or go.

32. W ft) deatroy. {0^ hunger. prWf to laugh, nn a beaatj from
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;pS ndvtm rrwn rmi Tnm mtm ♦ian
5^»o^n >4'?i "ra npm nVnK cnVty ♦a Twm**

nnya unJ rhVyp nap ♦Vk h'jm Kian ««



33. pit a 9ioney firom HM ^o huild. rvw ajield, to fitnir forth, ma a
carvcnanty from "^3 ^o purify. dW /o ^ atpeact.

24. Pl^ 10 Irnoftf. ViK to tdteh a tent. ipO /o viut. rx\^ to dwell, VOh
toain,*



* Mr. Peters well observefti that the intent of this soft and intmiYi*
ating speech was to bring Job to a confession of sotne secret wicked*^
ness or enormity; which^ the friends supposed^ had pullo) dowti titt
severe chastisement upon him. And so Job understood it, as is clear!
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23 For thou ^halt be in lea^e with the stones of the field; and the

easts of the field shall b^ at peace with thee.

U And thou shalt know that thy tabernacle shail be in peace; and

KNi shalt visit thy habitation^ and shalt not sin.

^5 Th6u shalt know also that thy seed shall be great, imd thine off-

)riQg as the grass of the earth.

16 Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of

)m Cometh in his season.

27 Lo this, we have searched it, so ititi hear it, and know thou it

w thy good.



25. jn? to sow. KV^ to go forth. ar;> grass.

26. to to come. nS3 old age.* 13p to bury. nSjy to ascend. IB^a a hettfi.
^Vime.



27. •Jpn to search, jmr to hear. JfT to know.



* ^hro firovectiorem atateni significare voluot Talmudici, quam
^x annts metiuntur.*— Alii per nip? senium expUcant. Vide Job xxxii.
J3. hSd Sec. Loquitur ibi def roborc^-^Hoc vult dicere; Tuo tempore
flenus ct satur dierum sine cruciatu et dolpre niorieris." Cocccius.



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JOB VI.

♦mm ♦iW3 ^p«^» Spty ^h niwn av» p") «.'•
tny D'D* Stid nw o nn» w«^ tD^imoa-
"WH ncnf nty ntn o t\vh n^t p 4?^
|ini»n :»30iy* rrhn »nwa -ntn nne^ onofts

ina Di'O vf* DK nVo ♦Sao •?©]! batj^n*
ronV ♦^13 non ♦rsi mai*? ni«o :mD^ ^
^^♦•» TnbK ]rv ♦nipni ♦n'7«» wnn ^jt ♦d*'"
♦noro "ny ♦nm rawa^ rv "irv ♦ato-n mf?«"



1 . rOj^ to antvfer, ^DK /o afieak,

2. lS O rAa^, from xxh to aaaociate. Sw ^o vfeiffh. itrjf:^ anger, sor
row* mn to be* JW fo weigh, KBr) ^o d<?flr. W to unite,

3. ny ftme. S)n «an<f, from Sn' /o remmn^ or Vn ^o o/i^Ti. 133 /o bi
heavy, ph to absorb.

4. yn an arrowy from nvn ^o divifk. 'mUf the Bountiful^ frt}m HTB
/o fiour forth, non in reg. non fioiaon, fr^m DH /o dum. nmc^ to drink.
D'ny3 terrors^ from nj?3 /o terrify, yijf to Bet in battle-array,

5. pni/o bray. KID /^ Vf^ldnisa: in Hiph. W rwn w«A/. KBTT to buii
or 5T0W. iTjTi to low. yw an ox, fix)m ^vi; to behold. S'Sa mixed firp*
vender, frt>m *73 to mix. I

6. Sdk to eat. Ssn criMfc , insifiid. nS» ro (Uaaolve^ to aalt, aalt. OJIl^
/o ^a«^. T1 saliva, fit)m "il /o ooze out. miirs is never used ia tW
scriptures to mean an egg, unless it is here. ^^ la there any taate M
the dribbUng^akrver, or senseless insipid discourse of a l>lockhead cl
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JOB VI.



1 BUT Job answered and saidy

2 Oh that my grief were thorough^ weighed^ and my calamity
hdd in the balaocea tQgelherl

3 For now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea; therefore
my words are swallowed up.

4 For the arrows of the Almighty art within me, the poison where-
to drinketh ^p my spirits the terrors of God do set themsehres m
array ag^nst mie.

5 Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grasst? or loweth the ox
ever }\U ^der^

6 Can that which is unsavoury be eaten without salt? or is thero
my ta^te in the white of an egg?

7 Th^ things lAo/ my soul refused to touch are as my sorrowful
meat.

8 O that I might have my request; and that God would grant me
the thing that I long for.

9 ^yen that it yould plfase God to destr^ m,e; that be would let
loose his hand, and cut me off !



in the drivel qf dreams.** Parkhurst " In albumine vitelH." Pagninus,
and Jun. and Tremel. << In saliva vitelli.'* Montanus. ^ Aut potest
aliquis gustare, quod gustatum affert mortem?** Vulgate. Bi h ««;
f«vi ywfiim if ^nfim^i Mf§tii Septuagint. dSh means a dream, or to dream
in every place where it occurs In the scriptures; unless we except
this instance, and Job xxxix. 4, and also Isa. xxxviii. 16.

7. {KD to r^se. i^j|3 to touch, 'in nckneas^ from m*T to tanguUh. DnS

hod.

%. {m tagme^ lO to eom^. W >a aaJt. n)p t<^ aak.

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jnro HB^a D« Ti J D'JiH n3 ok :»rfi) '
dd"? j'»D nma n^eim o ^mv v» o«n »3,i
1D3 nji3 vna nw hb^ riNnn "ion injno •
pnp ♦iD Dnfpn tnar O'Sm p»fiKD Vro "
iDna WDW unt* nj?3 JiVa^ obvn* vD'Vy'
inna *iVy» dd-jt n^mw insV :DoipDD idjH) •'
tip K^B^ mD'hn >«on mrpw* lo^an m^wn'^
♦3 :i"»nn n*ijr wa rma ^3 wa fioV 3o,fi
♦3n tMn'*n\ nnn i«^ >«S dt^vi nro^a
♦iiD^Di tnya nnBf D3n3D) ^ lan ♦moit'^

'■II' ' ' ' ' ■ ■ — — "i^i 11 I I "•

10, i;r ye^, ft'me, &c. ona /o covtfort. nSo ^o harden, vhn to betfeakt

to grieve. SdH /o efmre. THD ro Ajrfr. "IDH to e/ieak. vnp to eanctifyA
n. ro^o be strong. Sn' /o ho/ie. nvp ro cu^ ojf. "JiK ro prolong.
13. nu /o 6ttf/tf. IBTD /o efiread. tftO cofifier^ to observe.

13. *1V ^? Af/yk. m^tn medMn^permaneney^ reality ^ from n0* rm/irVy.
iro to drive away.

U. OD to meU.* HP /o/r^rf. lon^y, refiroaelu m^ to fear. W ^^

15. HM a brother^ from HTIK fo conjoin. i:il /o act Jierfidioueiy* ^
a nv^y from ^ hollow^ to open. p'flK a itreanif from ppj to produce*
*iQy to paee over.

16. Tip /o 6tf d^Ar. nip tcr, to be emooth. thjf to bide, aS# ejMV,
whittneee.

17. TM to grow warm. HDV to consume. DH ro ^o« hot. TJH W ^rff
ou/) or dry up. Dp to place.

t ar%e tvonir« q^/Atf ifo/y Oncy do not necessarily refer to the law
given at Sinai. Vide Gen. xxvL 5. where the laws of God are eojoin-
ed upon Isaac.

• Many of Dr. Keimicott's bodices read OKdS « to him wAo depi-
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10, Then sMotild I ye^ hav0 comfort; ycvi^ I would hi^Q my^c^iix
sorrow:, let him not spare; for I havje not concealed the words of the
holy One*

1 1 What is my strengUi, that I should hcipe? and what is minetetu^
that I should prolong my life?

12 la my strength the strength of stones? or is my flesh of brass?
13/8 not my help in me? and is wisdom driven quite froin me?

14 To him that is afflicted pity should : be showed from his friend;
but he ibrsaketh the fefir of the Almighty. , ,

15 My brethren have dealt deceitfully as a brook> and as the stream
of brooks they pass away;

16 Which are blackish by reason of the ice, and wherein the snow
is hid:

17 What time they wax warm they vanish; when it is hot they are
consumed out of their place.

18 The paths of their Way are turned aside: they go to nothing,
and perish.

19 The troops of Tema looked,^ the companies of Sheba waited for
them.

30 They were confounded because they had hoped: tliey came thi-
ther, and were ashamed.

21 For now ye are nothing; ye see my casting down^ and are afraid.

22 Did I say, bring unto me? or, Give a reward for me of your
substance?

18. nsS to turn aside. HIK to go, "JIT to go along, rhy to ascend. HD
and inn wastej inanity, 13« to perish.

19. D33 to hehold,\ nimK way*, a caravan^ or company of travellersj
from ri'W to go in a track, HD^Sn waysy also companies travellings
from iSn to go, nip to lie in wait for,

20. B^3 to be confounded by shame ^ or fear^^c. nD3 to trust, K3 t9
£otne. ISn to blush,

21. nj; season. HTI to be. Ttin to-see. nn to break. KT to fear,

22. IDK to say. 2r\^ to give. nO strength^ wealth, ixm to give.

t The land of Tema was in Arabia. Vide Isa. xxi, 14. Sheba was
in Arabia; but whether the Sheba who gave name to the land was the
descendant of Cush (Gen. x. 7) or of Abraham is not known. Vfi|jj
ch. i. 15 ante?

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♦i<h ^yrm vmon onrv tm ^it 1*^
not* ivnoi no r^S lion wic^ rroi ttnn««
o^Vd n3r6n :d30 nam fv»> noi nr^
^♦cn tjin* Sy >|h jbwij noK rmVi iamn«^
Hjn o 1)6 iVtm nnjn :o33n Sy nam 28
nSw Tin S« t^a lar «?3» tsK oa^iB^^
Die r6w ^)wVa te^»n :na ♦?•« nv »iBn3«

ihnn la* ^<V w

3^ oSd /o deliver . *iy /o ^^foA:, ofii^reu. fV fo •ct with vUme.
STIfi ^0 redeem.

diitinguUhj imder9tand» "'*

35. ^no ro ^ etrong, HBT to direct, TO" tofioint tnUj Or prove.

36. o'Sd fvonft, from So #0 «2ivmI^. 3011 ro M«itit» nrin^KfB^&tnm

^^ inhale, Wl" to give over^ in Niph. /o desfiair,

sr. mn^ on oryiAon, from Dn^ to lack. Sbj tojhii. ma ro oll^j'. JVt ^



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23 Or, Deliver me from the enemiiss hand? or. Redeem me from
the hand of the mightjr?

34 Teach me and I win hold my tongue; and cause me to under-
stand wherein I have erred.

35 How forcible are right words! but what doth your arguing re-
prove?

26 Do ye imagkie to reprove wcHrds^ and the speeches of one Uiat

27 Ycsti^ overwb^ka th« &tberlMSy an4 fs dig {tfiH for ywr
frieDd.

3d Vow, therefore, be content; look upon me: for tV i8 evident unto
youi^Ilie. - '

39 Return^ 1 pray ypy, le,t it not Jje iinqni^; yea, Xfttim agW» m
righteousness f> in it. '

80 j|i.:^er^ft(l4ui^ Id my toigueromnot my tast^ discern perverse
tl4iig9?

9^« :|tsr In Sal to turth or it thangeik to, mmj tbeaeeeA yo% Ujtdi.
7(r\^to be. n*7tP iniquity y from Sy to ofifiresM. nhjf to aacend. 'Vf %ct. yXS
to justify.

30. nar to be. }Ub6 the tongue f perhaps from Jtfh to knead. *pi the fut'
&/e, or roof of the mouthy menti^ taste, p to understand, xm affliction^
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JOB VII.

i*h MD. Soy rnVbi *<w »m» . ♦*> ♦nbran
3->y TTD) bij5» 'no ♦nnoi« ♦na3» dk*
non na^a raV :>)W ♦"ly d»tw, ♦watw?
n» »3© "hp *& nmon yn 'w ley ww«
awn ><V ♦♦n nn o not trnpn DB«a iSan''
♦a T»3«y »in t»y ♦i-nm j6 ^aio nwnV nv»
:nV >6 'ywty t>v p tVi py rfja t»3s»»n ^
:iwp!> Tw ■on»a» rs»S\ wa'jL iiy aw» kS ">

-■' J I-, ' >■■ ,,-,■■■■■■ ., -

1. lOy a war/are. m}» a man^ from e^M /o de infirnL nSiSf ^o Atr^.

2. *\^pt0 serve. ^W to fiant. h:^ the shade^ to overshadow. -XX^ t9


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