Job 34:14-15

14 If it were his intention and he withdrew his spirit[a] and breath,
15 all humanity would perish together and mankind would return to the dust.

Job 34:14-15 Meaning and Commentary


In this chapter Elihu reassumes his discourse, and proceeds in his answer to Job, in which are first a preface exciting attention, Job 34:1-4; then a charge is brought against Job, expressed in or extracted from some words that dropped from his lips, not so well guarded, Job 34:5-9; a refutation of these expressions of his in a variety of arguments, Job 34:10-30; and the chapter is closed with some good advice to Job, Job 34:31-33; and with an earnest request of Elihu to men of understanding, to join with him in trying him to the uttermost, Job 34:34-37.

Cross References 4

  • 1. S Genesis 6:3
  • 2. S Numbers 16:22; S Job 27:3; Psalms 104:29
  • 3. S Genesis 6:13; Lamentations 3:22; Malachi 3:6; John 3:16
  • 4. S Genesis 2:7; Genesis 3:19; S Job 7:21; Job 9:22; Psalms 90:10

Footnotes 1

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