Job 7:2

Overview - Job 7
Job excuses his desire of death.
12 He complains of his own restlessness, and expostulates with God.
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Job 7:2  (King James Version)
As a servant earnestly desireth the shadow, and as an hireling looketh for the reward of his work:
 


ernestly desireth
Hebrew gapeth after.
Psalms 119:131 ; 143:6

the shadow
Jeremiah 6:4

as an hireling
Leviticus 19:13 ; Deuteronomy 24:15 ; Malachi 3:5 ; James 5:4
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