Job 19:3
19:3 These {a} ten times have ye reproached me: ye are not
     ashamed [that] ye make yourselves strange to me.

     (a) That is, many times, as in @Ne 4:12.

Job 19:4
19:4 And be it indeed [that] I have erred, mine error {b}
     remaineth with myself.

     (b) That is, I myself will be punished for it, or you have
         not yet consulted it.

Job 19:6
19:6 Know now that God hath {c} overthrown me, and hath
     compassed me with his net.

     (c) He breaks out again into his passions and declares
         still that his affliction comes from God though he is
         not able to feel the cause in himself.

Job 19:8
19:8 He hath fenced up my way that I cannot {d} pass, and he
     hath set darkness in my paths.

     (d) Meaning, out of his afflictions.

Job 19:9
19:9 He hath stripped me of my glory, and taken the {e} crown
     [from] my head.

     (e) Meaning, his children, and whatever was dear to him in
         this world.

Job 19:10
19:10 He hath destroyed me on every side, and I am gone: and
      mine hope hath he removed like {f} a tree.

      (f) Which is plucked up, and has no more hope to grow.

Job 19:12
19:12 His {g} troops come together, and raise up their way
      against me, and encamp round about my tabernacle.

      (g) His manifold afflictions.

Job 19:15
19:15 {h} They that dwell in mine house, and my maids, count me
      for a stranger: I am an alien in their sight.

      (h) My household servants by all these losses Job shows
          that touching the flesh he had great opportunity to be

Job 19:17
19:17 My breath is strange to my wife, though I intreated for
      the children's [sake] of mine {i} own body.

      (i) Which were hers and mine.

Job 19:20
19:20 My bone {k} cleaveth to my skin and to my flesh, and I am
      escaped with the skin of my teeth.

      (k) Besides these great losses and most cruel unkindness,
          he was touched in his own person as follows.

Job 19:21
19:21 Have pity upon me, have {m} pity upon me, O ye my friends;
      for the hand of God hath touched me.

      (m) Seeing I have these just causes to complain, condemn
          me not as a hypocrite, especially you who should
          comfort me.

Job 19:22
19:22 Why do ye persecute me as {n} God, and are not satisfied
      with my {o} flesh?

      (n) Is it not enough that God punishes me, unless you by
          reproaching increase my sorrow?
      (o) To see my body punished, unless you trouble my mind?

Job 19:24
19:24 That they were graven with {p} an iron pen and lead in the
      rock for ever!

      (p) He protests that despite his sore passions his
          religion is perfect and that he in not a blasphemer as
          they judged him.

Job 19:25
19:25 For I know [that] my {q} redeemer liveth, and [that] he
      shall stand at the latter [day] upon the earth:

      (q) I do not so justify myself before the world, but I
          know that I will come before the great judge who will
          be my deliverer and Saviour.

Job 19:26
19:26 And [though] after my skin [worms] destroy this [body],
      yet {r} in my flesh shall I see God:

      (r) In this Job declares plainly that he had a full hope,
          that both the soul and body would enjoy the presence
          of God in the last resurrection.

Job 19:28
19:28 But ye should say, Why persecute we him, seeing the root
      of the {s} matter is found in me?

      (s) Though his friends thought that he was only persecuted
          by God for his sins, yet he declares that there was a
          deeper consideration that is, the trial of his faith
          and patience, and so to be an example for others.

Job 19:29
19:29 Be ye afraid of the sword: for wrath [bringeth] the {t}
      punishments of the sword, that ye may know [there is] a

      (t) God will be avenged of this harsh judgment by which
          you condemned me.

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