Job 18:2
18:2 How long [will it be ere] {a} ye make an end of words? {b}
     mark, and afterwards we will speak.

     (a) Who count yourselves just as @Job 12:4.
     (b) Whom you take to be only beasts, as in @Job 12:7.

Job 18:4
18:4 {c} He teareth himself in his anger: shall the {d} earth be
     forsaken for thee? and shall the rock be removed out of his

     (c) That is, like a madman.
     (d) Shall God change the order of nature for your sake, by
         dealing with you otherwise than he does with all man?

Job 18:5
18:5 Yea, the light of the wicked shall be {e} put out, and the
     spark of his fire shall not shine.

     (e) When the wicked is in his prosperity, then God changes
         his state: and this is his ordinary working for their

Job 18:8
18:8 For he is cast into a net by his own feet, and he {f}
     walketh upon a snare.

     (f) Meaning, that the wicked are in continual danger.

Job 18:12
18:12 His strength shall be {g} hungerbitten, and destruction
      [shall be] ready at his side.

      (g) That which should nourish him will be consumed by

Job 18:13
18:13 It shall devour the strength of his skin: [even] the {h}
      firstborn of death shall devour his strength.

      (h) That is, some strong and violent death will consume
          his strength: or as the Hebrew word signifies his
          members or parts.

Job 18:14
18:14 His confidence shall be rooted out of his tabernacle, and
      it shall bring him to the {i} king of terrors.

      (i) That is, with great fear.

Job 18:15
18:15 It shall dwell in his tabernacle, because [it is] none of
      his: {l} brimstone shall be scattered upon his habitation.

      (l) Though all the world would favour him, yet God would
          destroy him and his.

Job 18:18
18:18 He shall be driven from {m} light into darkness, and
      chased out of the world.

      (m) He will fall from prosperity to adversity.

Job 18:20
18:20 They that come after [him] shall be astonied at his {n}
      day, as they that went before were affrighted.

      (n) When they will see what came to him.

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