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, 1856 - 85 pages
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according affliction Almighty animals answer assertion beasts become behold body breath bring called cast cause clouds common Compare connection covers darkness death described destruction Deut divine dost thou dust earth evil example expression eyes face fear flesh friends give given God's gold ground hand hast hear heart heavens hence hold hope human innocence Jehovah judge justice knowledge land less light living look MARGINAL TRANSLATIONS meaning meant mouth namely nature night pass present prosperity Providence question rain reason reference regard rest righteous Second sense sons soul speak spirit stand strength suffering taken thee things thought TRANSLATIONS AND READINGS true trust truth turn understanding unto verse weak whole wicked wilt wisdom wrong
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 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 42 - Depart from us; For we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? And what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
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 67 - Elihu saith, accepteth not the persons of princes, nor regardeth the rich more than the poor ; for they are all the work of his hands.
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?