14 Though these three men [a]Noah, Daniel, and Job were among them, they should deliver but their own souls by their [b]righteousness, saith the Lord God.

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Footnotes

  1. Ezekiel 14:14 Though Noah and Job were now alive, which in their time were most godly men (for at this time Daniel was in captivity with Ezekiel) and so these three together should pray for this wicked people, yet would I not hear them, read Jer. 15:1.
  2. Ezekiel 14:14 Meaning, that a very few (which he calleth the remnant, verse 22) should escape these plagues, whom God hath sanctified and made righteous, so that this righteousness is a sign that they are the Church of God, whom he would preserve for his own sake.

Job

1 The holiness, riches, and care of Job for his children. 10 Satan hath permission to tempt him. 13 He tempteth him by taking away his substance, and his children. 20 His faith and patience.

There was a man in the land of [a]Uz called Job, and this man [b]was an upright and just man, [c]one that feared God, and eschewed evil.

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Footnotes

  1. Job 1:1 That is, of the country of Idumea, as Lam. 4:21, or bordering thereupon: for the land was called by the name of Uz, the son of Dishan the son of Seir, Gen. 36:28.
  2. Job 1:1 Forasmuch as he was a Gentile, and not a Jew, and yet is pronounced upright, and without hypocrisy, it declareth that among the heathen God hath his.
  3. Job 1:1 Hereby is declared, what is meant by an upright and just man.

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