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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Chapter Overview
 
1The holiness, riches, and religious care of Job for his children.
6Satan, appearing before God, by calumniation obtains leave to afflict Job.
13Understanding of the loss of his children and goods, in his mourning he blesses God.
 
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Chapter 1

Verse 1
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.


Uz
Genesis 10:23; 22:20,21
Huz
Genesis 36:28; 1 Chronicles 1:17,42; Jeremiah 25:20; Lamentations 4:21
Job
Ezekiel 14:14,20; James 5:11
perfect
8; 2:3; 23:11,12; 31:1-40; Genesis 6:9; 17:1; 2 Kings 20:3; 2 Chronicles 31:20,21; Luke 1:6
one
Genesis 22:12; Proverbs 8:13; 16:6; 1 Peter 3:11

Verse 2
And there were born unto him seven sons and three daughters.
seven sons
13:13; Esther 5:11; Psalms 107:38; 127:3-5; 128:3

Verse 3
His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.
substance
or, cattle.
Genesis 12:5; 13:6; 34:23; 2 Chronicles 32:29
seven
42:12; Genesis 12:16; Numbers 31:32-34; Judges 6:5; 1 Samuel 25:2; 2 Kings 3:4; Proverbs 10:22
household
or, husbandry.
2 Chronicles 26:10
greatest
29:9,10,25
men
Heb. sons.
Judges 6:3; 7:12; 8:10; 1 Kings 4:30
of the east
Genesis 25:6; 29:1; Numbers 23:7

Verse 4
And his sons went and feasted in their houses, every one his day; and sent and called for their three sisters to eat and to drink with them.
sent and called
Psalms 133:1; Hebrews 13:1

Verse 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. Thus did Job continually.
sanctified
41:25; Genesis 35:2,3; Exodus 19:10; 1 Samuel 16:5; Nehemiah 12:30; John 11:55
rose up
Genesis 22:3; Psalms 5:3; Ecclesiastes 9:10
offered
42:8; Genesis 8:20; Exodus 18:12; 24:5; Leviticus 1:3-6
according
1 Kings 18:31; Acts 21:26
It may be
2 Corinthians 11:2
cursed
11; 2:9; Leviticus 24:10-16; 1 Kings 21:10,13
in their hearts
Genesis 6:5; Jeremiah 4:14; 17:9,10; Mark 7:21-23; Acts 8:22; 1 Corinthians 4:5
Thus
27:10
continually
Heb. all the days.
Luke 1:75; 18:7; Ephesians 6:18

Verse 6
Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them.
Now
2:1
the sons
38:7; Daniel 3:25; Luke 3:38
came to
Psalms 103:20; Matthew 18:10
Satan
Heb. the adversary.
1 Kings 22:19; 1 Chronicles 21:1; Zechariah 3:1; Revelation 12:9,10
came also
John 6:70
among them
Heb. in the midst of them.

Verse 7
And the LORD said unto Satan, Whence comest thou? Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it.
Whence
2:2; 2 Kings 5:25
From going
Zechariah 1:10,11; 6:7; Matthew 12:43; 1 Peter 5:8; Revelation 12:9,12-17; 20:8

Verse 8
And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil?
considered
Heb. set thy heart on.
2:3; 34:14; Ezekiel 40:4
my servant
Numbers 12:7,8; Psalms 89:20; Isaiah 42:1
none
Numbers 12:3; 1 Kings 4:30,31; 2 Kings 23:25
a perfect
1; 8:20; 9:22,23; Psalms 18:23; John 1:47
upright
12:4; 17:8,9; 23:11,12; Psalms 84:11
one
Nehemiah 5:15; Psalms 36:1; Proverbs 8:13; Luke 23:39,40
escheweth
Psalms 34:14; 37:27; Isaiah 1:16

Verse 9
Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, Doth Job fear God for nought?
Doth Job
21; 2:10; 21:14,15; Malachi 1:10; Matthew 16:26; 1 Timothy 4:8; 6:6

Verse 10
Hast not thou made an hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath on every side? thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his substance is increased in the land.
an hedge
Genesis 15:1; Deuteronomy 33:27; 1 Samuel 25:16; Psalms 5:12; 34:7; 80:12; Isaiah 5:2,5; Zechariah 2:5,8; 1 Peter 1:5
about
Genesis 39:5; Deuteronomy 28:2-6; Psalms 71:21; 128:1-4
thou hast blessed
42:12; Genesis 26:12; 30:30; 49:25; Deuteronomy 7:13; 33:11; Psalms 90:17; 107:38; Proverbs 10:22
substance
or, cattle.
Genesis 30:43

Verse 11
But put forth thine hand now, and touch all that he hath, and he will curse thee to thy face.
But put
12; 2:5; Isaiah 5:25
touch
4:5; 19:21; Genesis 26:11; Psalms 105:15; Zechariah 2:8
and he will curse thee
Heb. if he curse thee not.
5,21; 2:9; Isaiah 8:21; Malachi 3:13,14; Revelation 16:9,11,21

Verse 12
And the LORD said unto Satan, Behold, all that he hath is in thy power; only upon himself put not forth thine hand. So Satan went forth from the presence of the LORD.
Behold
1 Kings 22:23; Luke 8:32; 22:31,32; John 19:11; 2 Corinthians 12:7
power
Heb. hand.
Genesis 16:6; Jeremiah 38:5; John 3:35,36
only
2:4-6; Psalms 76:10; Isaiah 27:8; 1 Corinthians 10:13
So Satan
2:7; Luke 8:33

Verse 13
And there was a day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house:
when
4; Proverbs 27:1; Ecclesiastes 9:12; Luke 12:19,20; 17:27-29; 21:34

Verse 14
And there came a messenger unto Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them:
messenger
1 Samuel 4:17; 2 Samuel 15:13; Jeremiah 51:31

Verse 15
And the Sabeans fell upon them, and took them away; yea, they have slain the servants with the edge of the sword; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.
Sabeans
Genesis 10:7,28; 25:3; Psalms 72:10; Isaiah 45:14; Ezekiel 23:42; Joel 3:8
and I only
16,17,19; 1 Samuel 22:20,21

Verse 16
While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The fire of God is fallen from heaven, and hath burned up the sheep, and the servants, and consumed them; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.
there came
Genesis 19:24; Leviticus 9:24; 1 Kings 18:38; 2 Kings 1:10,12,14; Amos 7:4; Revelation 13:13
The fire of God
or, A great fire.
Exodus 9:28; 1 Samuel 14:15; *marg:

Verse 17
While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The Chaldeans made out three bands, and fell upon the camels, and have carried them away, yea, and slain the servants with the edge of the sword; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.
The Chaldeans
Genesis 11:28; Isaiah 23:13; Habakkuk 1:6
fell
Heb. rushed. I only am.
15; 2 Samuel 1:3

Verse 18
While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, Thy sons and thy daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house:
there came
6:2,3; 16:14; 19:9,10; 23:2; Isaiah 28:19; Jeremiah 51:31; Lamentations 1:12; Amos 4:6-11
Thy sons
4,13; 8:4; 27:14; Psalms 34:19; Ecclesiastes 9:2
eating
2 Samuel 13:28

Verse 19
And, behold, there came a great wind from the wilderness, and smote the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young men, and they are dead; and I only am escaped alone to tell thee.
a great
Jeremiah 4:11,12; Ephesians 2:2
from
Heb. from aside, etc. it fell.
Judges 16:30; 1 Kings 20:30; Matthew 7:27; Luke 13:1-5; Acts 28:4
they are dead
Genesis 37:32,33; 42:36; 2 Samuel 18:33

Verse 20
Then Job arose, and rent his mantle, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground, and worshipped,
rent
Genesis 37:29,34; Ezra 9:3
mantle
or robe. fell.
Deuteronomy 9:18; 2 Samuel 12:16-20; 2 Chronicles 7:3; Matthew 26:39; 1 Peter 5:6

Verse 21
And said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: the LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.
Naked came
Genesis 3:19; Psalms 49:17; Ecclesiastes 5:15; 12:7; 1 Timothy 6:7
the Lord gave
2:10; Genesis 30:2; Ecclesiastes 5:19; Lamentations 3:38; James 1:17
taken away
Genesis 45:5; 2 Samuel 16:12; 1 Kings 12:15; Psalms 39:9; Isaiah 42:24; 45:7; Amos 3:6; Matthew 20:15; Acts 4:28
blessed
11; 1 Samuel 3:18; 2 Kings 20:19; Psalms 34:1; 89:38-52; Isaiah 24:15; Ephesians 5:20; 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Verse 22
In all this Job sinned not, nor charged God foolishly.
In all this
2:10; James 1:4,12; 1 Peter 1:7
charged God foolishly
or, attributed folly to God.
34:10,18,19; 40:4-8; Romans 9:20


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Job 1". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/tsk/view.cgi?book=job&chapter=001>.  

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