Job 3:1Here Job beginneth to feel his great imperfection in this battle between the spirit and the flesh, Rom. 7:18, and after a manner yieldeth, yet in the end he getteth victory, though he was in the mean time greatly wounded.
Job 3:3Men ought not to be weary of their life, and curse it, because of the infirmities that it is subject unto, but because they are given to sin and rebellion against God.
Job 3:4Let it be put out of the number of days, and let it not have the light of the Sun to separate it from the night.
Job 3:5That is, most obscure darkness, which maketh them afraid of death that are in it.
Job 3:8Which curse the day of their birth, let them lay that curse upon this night.
Job 3:11This, and that which followeth, declareth, that when man giveth place to his passions, he is not able to stay nor keep measure, but runneth headlong into all evil, except God call him back.
Job 3:13The vehemency of his afflictions made him to utter these words, as though death were the end of all miseries, and as if there were no life after this, which he speaketh not as though it were so, but the infirmities of his flesh caused him to burst out in this error of the wicked.
Job 3:14He noteth the ambition of them, which for their pleasure as it were change the order of nature, and build in most barren places, because they would hereby make their names immortal.
Job 3:17That is, by death the cruelty of the tyrants hath ceased.
Job 3:18All they that sustain any kind of calamity and misery in this world: which he speaketh after the judgment of the flesh.
Job 3:20He showeth that the benefits of God are not comfortable, expect the heart be joyful, and the conscience quieted.
Job 3:23That seeth not how to come out of his miseries, because he dependeth not on God’s providence.
Job 3:25In my prosperity I looked ever for a fall, as is come now to pass.
Job 3:26The fear of troubles that should ensue, caused my prosperity to seem to me as nothing, and yet I am not exempted from trouble.
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