I think the Lord had in mind to endear Himself to... Read more
I think the Lord had in mind to endear Himself to the Israelites by His mighty acts in setting them free and in providing for them. The Lord is SO LOVING, but never forget that He is also infinitely WISE and POWERFUL. Read less
v 2,3 "There Judah met a young Canaanite woman wh... Read more
v 2,3 "There Judah met a young Canaanite woman whose father was named Shua. He married her,3and she bore him a son, whom he named Er".
Typifies-Gentiles also became the Bride of Christ
Typifies-We, as God's children, from the beginning chose Ër-ror.
v:7"Er's conduct was evil, and it displeased the Lord, so the Lord killed him"
Typifies-The Lord is just in punishing us with death.
Did Tamar know that Judah was going to approach her as if she were a prostitute? Did she respond to the situation as it arose? It seems to me that the Lord provided justice for Tamar, and gave her wisdom in the situation and provided her with evidence to acquit her when she was sentenced to be burned to death. Read less
THE AGE WHEN JOB LIVED.--EUSEBIUS fixes it two age... Read more
THE AGE WHEN JOB LIVED.--EUSEBIUS fixes it two ages before Moses, that is, about the time of Isaac: eighteen hundred years before Christ, and six hundred after the Deluge.
The language of Job is Hebrew, interspersed occasionally with Syriac and Arabic expressions, implying a time when all the Shemitic tribes spoke one common tongue and had not branched into different dialects, Hebrew, Syriac, and Arabic. 5. He speaks of the most ancient kind of writing, namely, sculpture.
the fact, that it,[the book of Job] though not a Jewish book, appears among the Hebrew sacred writings, makes it likely that it came to the knowledge of Moses during the forty years which he passed in parts of Arabia, chiefly near Horeb; and that he, by divine guidance, introduced it as a sacred writing to the Israelites, to whom, in their affliction, the patience and restoration of Job were calculated to be a lesson of especial utility
.every one his day--namely, the birthday ( Job 3:1 ). Implying the love and harmony of the members of the family, as contrasted with the ruin which soon broke up such a scene of happiness. The sisters are specified, as these feasts were not for revelry, which would be inconsistent with the presence of sisters. These latter were invited by the brothers, though they gave no invitations in return. Read less