The Book of Job: A Translation from the Original Hebrew on the Basis of the Common and Earlier English Versions, with an Introduction and Explanatory Notes for the English Reader
American Bible Union, 1857 - 85 pages
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abode affliction Almighty AMERICAN BIBLE UNION animals answered Job assertion Barachel beasts behold Bildad BOOK OF JOB breath cast clouds compare ch compare Deut darkness death death-shade destruction divine government dost thou dust dwell earth Elihu Eliphaz evil expression eyes Ezek fear flesh God's gold guilt Hast thou heart heavens hence hope human Infinite iniquity innocence Jehovah Job's judge justice Keturah light MARGINAL TRANSLATIONS meaning meant mouth Nahor namely nature night Old Testament ostrich patriarchal age perish Pleiads prey prosperity Prov rain reference regard righteous Sabaeans Satan Second member sense sentiment servant shalt Shuhite skin sons soul speak spirit strength suffering terrors thee things thou hast thou shouldst three friends thy hand thyself tion TRANSLATIONS AND READINGS truth turn under-world understanding unto verse wicked Wilt thou wisdom womb words wrong Zophar
Page 34 - My face is foul with weeping, and on my eyelids is the shadow of death ; Not for any injustice in mine hands: also my prayer is pure. O earth, cover not thou my blood, and let my cry have no place!
Page 56 - I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him. The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me : and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. I put on righteousness, and it clothed me : my judgment was as a robe and a diadem. I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame. I was a father to the poor : and the cause which I knew not I searched out.
Page 17 - Therefore I will not refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
Page 85 - So the Lord blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses.
Page 5 - There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil.
Page 12 - In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men, fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake. Then a spirit passed before my face; the hair of my flesh stood up: it stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof: an image was before mine eyes, there was silence, and I heard a voice, saying, Shall mortal man be more just than God?
Page 5 - And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all : for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts.
Page 49 - DOMINION and fear are with him ; he maketh peace in his high places. Is there any number of his armies? and upon whom doth not his light arise?
Page 50 - He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, And hangeth the earth upon nothing. He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds ; And the cloud is not rent under them.