(It should be kept in mind that Job is … But if the northern hemisphere is meant, as a learned manF23Gregory's Notes and Observations, &c. c. 12. p. 55. expresses it, it, "was not only principal as to Job's respect, and the position of Arabia, but because this hemisphere is absolutely so indeed, it is principal to the whole; for as the heavens and the earth are divided by the middle line, the northern half hath a strange share of excellency; we have more earth, more men, more stars, more day (the same also Sephorno, a Jewish commentator on the place, observes); and, which is more than all this, the north pole is more magnetic than the south:'. - It has nothing to support it. Next » Chapter 27. He wraps up the waters in his clouds, yet the clouds do not burst under their weight. Who has helped you utter these words? "He hangeth the earth מיא עלוי upon the waters, with no one to sustain it." The repairs to the Cornwall Regional Hospital (CRH) have failed to be delivered on time and on budget, and he is taking a serious ‘cussing’ for trying to blame this on incompetent contractors. I say, let us, in these days of materialism, keep well this before the world--“In the beginning God,” the first cause, God in whom all things are held together; God who directs everything to a noble and adequate consummation. “Oh,” he says, “one star hangs upon another.” Very good. Click a verse to see commentary Select a resource above Job Replies: God’s Majesty Is Unsearchable. And hangeth the earth upon nothing — Upon its own centre, which is but an imaginary thing, and, in truth, nothing; or, he means, upon no props, or pillars, but his own power and providence. For example, when it says, ‘he stretcheth out the north,’ etc., the suspension of the earth and the convexity of the heavens are manifestly alluded to.’ So in another place, ‘who maketh Arcturus,’ etc.. ; he again refers to the depression of the south pole in the expression, ‘chambers of the south,’ because the southern stars are not seen in our hemisphere.” —, book 1. And we believe that at last the things that are seen rest upon the wise and eternal will of God, over all blessed forever. Corporus in pedibus pondus sentimus inesse. In this passage the sense is, that the earth is self-sustained; that it is no burden, or that no one part is burdensome to another - as in man the limbs are not burdensome, the head is not heavy, nor the whole frame burdensome to the feet. He wraps up the waters in his clouds, yet the clouds do not burst under their weight. 7 He spreads out the northern skies over empty space; he suspends the earth over nothing. Job 26 Commentary: Things Above And so, Job was just considering those below and under. Job 4 Commentary Eliphaz. (y) "Circumfuso pendebat in aere tellus, ponderibus librata suis----", Ovid. But now in verse 7 he changes the direction of his thinking to those things that are above. John Trapp Complete Commentary. The earth is a “ ‘circle,’ ” or sphere (Job … You go to some sceptical men today and ask them, What holds this earth up? old Persian apâkhtara, if this name of the north really denotes the "starless" region, Greek ζόφος, the north-west, from the root skap, σκεπᾶν, σκεπανός (Curtius, Griech. Paperback $45.00 $ 45. Anderson is a renowned scholar, and the commentary reflects his learning without becoming overly technical. If it were not for hope, the nation would wither, civilisation would wither. nothing, (no-thing,) and is found in the Scriptures only here. The knowledge of nature on the part of the Israelitish Chokma, expressed in Job 26:7, however, remains still worthy of respect. Job 26:7 And hangeth the earth upon nothing. Rashi 's Commentary: Show Hide. The northern hemisphere, which is the chief and best known, at least it was in the time of Job, when the southern hemisphere might not be known at all; though, if our version of Job 9:9 is right, Job seems to have had knowledge of it. Now God unveils as much of himself as Job's senses can bear - the beauty of nature and the wonders of the animal kingdom. Bible Commentary / Produced by TOW Project At this point, a young bystander named Elihu enters the discussion. Men stop with the visible, and they forget the unseen and eternal universe, of which this world is but a theatre of images and shadows. How you have saved the arm that is feeble! ScheuchzerF21Physic. The arctic desolation disclosed by modern exploration singularly corresponds to the, “desolateness,” over which Job in figure spreads out “the north.”, . Il étend le septentrion sur le vide, Il suspend la terre sur le néant. Job, in turn, has responded to each of them, declaring his innocence and demanding that God give him answers. But God permitted "the satan", one of the heavenly minions, to Usually ships within 7 days. Fast. I had the sky, and the sunrise, and the sunset, and the procession of the clouds, and the colours of the spring, and the glory of the summer. On a positive note, Job agrees with his friends that God is sovereign Creator and Ruler who has done unsearchable things (Job 9:10) in the creation and control of the cosmos (Job 9:5-9; 26:7-14). He covers the face of the full moon, spreading his clouds over it. Job 26:8 He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them. Kepler, the great astronomer, treating of the yet unsolved problems of science, thus reverently speaks of the disclosures made in the book of Job: “These, and other similar things, lie hidden in the pandects of coming times, and are not to be understood until God, the arbiter of the ages, shall have unfolded this book (Job) to mortals.” — Cited by Delitzsch. Propterea, non est oneri, neque deprimit auras; Ut sua quoique homini nullo sunt pondere membra, Nec caput est oneri collo, nec denique totum. What are the three great words in the world today touching civilisation? 5:22 He drew a circular horizon on the face of the waters, At the boundary of light and darkness. Matthew Henry :: Commentary on Job 9 ← Back to Matthew Henry's Bio & Resources. Sacr. This disclosure, which for so many ages preceded its scientific confirmation, stands out in yet more bold relief when compared with the mythologies of other ancient nations. Terra pilae similis, nullo fulcimine nixa. Job 31:10 [Then] let my wife grind unto another, and let others bow down upon her.. Ver. And whose spirit spoke from your mouth? Man a Maggot? The word used seems to come from a root, which in the Syriac and Chaldee languages signifies to "bind and restrain"; and may design the expanse or atmosphere, so called from its binding and compressing nature, "in" or "within" which the earth is hung; see Psalm 32:9. We hold the tortoise and the elephant are very good as far as they go; but they do not go far enough. You know, where I live, the speculative builder has turned up, and he has built a row of houses opposite to my modest cottage. What are they? He spreads out the northern skies over empty space; he suspends the earth over nothing. The arctic desolation disclosed by modern exploration singularly corresponds to the tohu, “desolateness,” over which Job in figure spreads out “the north.”. He was respected because he tended to the needs of the poor, fatherless, widows, blind, lame, needy, strangers and those dying (Job 29:12-16). And they all hang upon the topmost star. I see it as wrong to try to draw out scientific data about the creation of the universe from Genesis one. But if London is proud of it, it shows the humility of the metropolis! I had a grand time when I went to live there. What advice you have offered to one without wisdom! He stretcheth out the north over the empty place] Heb. For those seeking a more introductory level commentary on the book of Job, Francis Anderson’s commentary is the best place to start. The home, society are held together by it. Over the empty place - על־תהוּ ‛al-tôhû, "Upon emptiness, or nothing." “God hangs the heavens upon the finest wires,” say the ancients; and morality depends upon faith and love. Indeed, as has been already remarked, this poem, apart from every other consideration, is of great value for disclosing to us the prevailing views on the subject of astronomy, geography, and many of the arts, at a much earlier period than we have an account of them elsewhere. ((z) Ben Gersom & Bar Tzemach in loc. He covers the face of the full moon, spreading his clouds over it. The policeman’s handcuffs, that is it. How you have saved the arm that has no strength!+ 3 What great advice you have given to the one lacking wisdom!+ How freely* you have revealed your practical wisdom! "That myth supposed that the earth was a flat disc resting on the `great deep,' an ocean of waters, standing for Chaos." Job justifies his complaints. I am sorry for Minister Christopher Tufton. My salvation depends upon my personal fellowship with my living Lord. That the sky should overarch the immeasurable void without visible supports was always a marvel to the Oriental mind. Hence the poetical invention of pillars. It is the spiritual that governs society. Forbearance, unselfishness, disinterestedness, gratitude, love. They call it London Pride that grows there. It should be noted that just last century scientists believed space consisted of a hypothetical substance called Ether (not the chemical), … And now the only glimpse I get of the violet sky is in a puddle in the street. Job 38-41 contain the statements of God to the participants in the discussion; these witness to the futility of man's trying to comprehend the actions of God. The sentiment here expressed by Job was probably the common opinion of his time. 13. 2, c. 13); and it is here fitly alleged as an argument of his Almightiness. Oh, says the utilitarian, hang the earth upon the thick cart rope of coercion. 8 He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them. By his Spirit he hath garnished the heavens] Spiritu eius caeli sunt ipsa pulchritudo, By his Spirit the heavens are beauty itself, so Vatablus rendereth it, Adoravit, decoravit, pulchrefecit. Job 26:7 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Job 26:7, NIV: "He spreads out the northern skies over empty space; he suspends the earth over nothing." On the derivation, notion, and synonyms of תּהוּ, vid., Genesis, S. 93; here (where it may be compared with the Arab. Coercion, penalties, punishments--society rests there! But now, remember that Job had three friends who came for the purpose of comforting him. Your salvation rests on the Church, its services, sacraments, its spiritualities. Fast. How is society held together? The heavens are oft and fitly said to be spread or stretched out like a curtain or tent, to which they are resembled. “God is a Spirit, and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth, for He seeketh such to worship Him.” “He hangeth the earth upon nothing,” and it hangs well. And the writer says that Job did not sin in this statement. 8:29; Jer. It occurs also in Lucretius: Terraque ut in media mundi regionne quieseat, Evallescere paullatim, et decrescere, pondus. He says, if you want to explain animal life you must go back to--what? Job 26:9 - He covers … Sacr. Upon nothing; upon its own centre, which is but an imaginary thing, and in truth nothing; or upon no props or pillars, but his own power and providence; which is justly celebrated as a wonderful work of God, both in Scripture and in heathen authors. The north is stretched out and sustained by the mere power of God. See, . The earth was viewed by Job as being supported by nothing material and therefore as being sustained only by God" (Zuck p. 117). That is the startling and sublime conception of the sacred poet, that the earth is sustained by impalpable and spiritual energies. In other words, your central sun is the transfigured tortoise. The heavens are often represented as a veil, an expanse, a curtain, or a tent; see Isaiah 34:4, note; Isaiah 40:22, note. Job 26:8 - He wraps up the waters in his clouds, yet the clouds do not burst under their weight. God stretched out the northern sky and hung the earth in empty space. God could have written in scientific terms like E=mc2 , but He did not. We enter this week into one of the most difficult and theologically sophisticated books of the Old Testament: the book of Job. North — The northern part of the heavens, which is put for the whole visible heaven, because Job and his friends lived in a northern climate. But on this side of the heaven there are bodies, time, place, and, as it may seem to some, an empty place; for so the air is here called, over which, and not over any solid matter, for a foundation, God hath spread and stretched forth the heavens which are here called the north, because they are moved about the north pole; and besides, the north is held the upper part of the world, according to that of Virgil, Mundus ut ad Scythiam Riphaeasque arduus arces. Commentary Commentary Commentary: On the contrary, low-skilled jobs aren’t going anywhere The pandemic has revealed just how essential … Job 12:7 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Job 12:7, NIV: "But ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds in the sky, and they will tell you;" Job 12:7, ESV: "“But ask the beasts, and they will teach you; the birds of the heavens, and they will tell you;" Job 12:7, KJV: "But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee:" You can find the best commentary on Job for you using the tools on the right side. 7 He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing. There was a time when there was not a single plant on the planet. 1. , or kept in this form and manner by the centre of gravity, and so some Jewish writersF26Ben Gersom & Bar Tzemach in loc. Nothing — Upon no props or pillars, but his own power and providence. Job 26:8. In addition, from the Book of Job we have “He stretches out the north over empty space; he hangs the earth on nothing (Job 26:7)”. Commentary > Job. Fab. Job 26:7. Yes. That rests upon the Devonian.” “Very good; and what does that rest on?” He says, “That rests on the Silurian.” “And what does that rest on?” “That rests on the cosmical dust.” A lively tortoise! Chapter 26 This is Job’s short reply to Bildad’s short discourse, in which he is so far from contradicting him that he confirms what he had said, and out-does him in magnifying God and setting forth his power, to show what reason he had still to say, as he did ch. This disclosure, which for so many ages preceded its scientific confirmation, stands out in yet more bold relief when compared with the mythologies of other ancient nations. He stretcheth out the north over the empty place. Cousurgit; premitur Libyae devexus ad austros. l. 1. For a brief sketch of the conflicting opinions of the ancients upon this subject the reader is referred to Etheridge’s “Hebrew Literature,” p. 272. Go to the materialist, and he says, Society is held together by hooks of steel. Of this great wonder the philosophers, after much study, can give no good reason, because ignorant of this, that God hath appointed it so to be, even from the first creation, Psalms 104:5 Hebrews 1:2. On the contrary, God speaks directly to Job, just as He does in the patriarchal age with Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and other heads of households (see Job 38-42). The sky which vaults the earth from the arctic pole, and the earth itself, hang free without support in space. (g) He causes the whole earth to turn about the North pole. “Liberty, equality, fraternity?” Let us drop that legend and take up these which come nearer co the point--sympathy, righteousness, hope. What is righteousness? (u) Physic. The empty place, to wit, the air, so called, not philosophically, as if it were wholly empty; but popularly, because it seems to be so, and is generally void of solid and visible bodies. 6 Hell is naked before him, and destruction hath no covering. The greatness of this work of God appeareth hereby, saith Merlin, that men cannot spread aloft the thinnest curtain, absque fulcris, without some solid thing to uphold it. If you go far enough back! Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft. The elephant and tortoise again! Elihu's speech, recorded in Job 32-37, points out that there is a hidden purpose in God's discipline of Job. Hence it is here put for the whole heaven which, held up by the word of God’s power, without any other props, leaneth upon the liquid air, the air upon the earth, and the earth upon nothing. The Chaldee paraphrasist, in order to explain this, as that Paraphrase often does, adds the word waters. So Milton: “And earth self-balaneed from her center hung.”. 26 Job said in reply: 2 “How you have helped the one with no power! In short, what the foundations are on which it is laid, or the pillars by which it is sustained, cannot be said, except the mighty power and providence of God. Solomon speaketh of perverse lips, as if the upper lip stood where the nether should, Proverbs 4:24. Through Job 37, Job has listened to three “friends” and Elihu speak to him about why he is suffering so badly. Chapter 26. lâ or mâ and šâ, a thing, e.g., bilâs, for nothing, ragul mâsh, useless men). What is the force which sustains righteousness? Job 26:8. Job 42:1 Then Job answered the LORD, and said, Job 42:2 I know that thou canst do every thing, and that no thought can be withholden from thee. Job 26:7 He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, [and] hangeth the earth upon nothing. "He stretches out the north over empty space", John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Joseph Benson's Commentary of the Old and New Testaments, George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. That the sky should overarch the immeasurable void without visible supports was always a marvel to the Oriental mind. A list of the best commentaries on Job ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. Job 26:7, NIV: "He spreads out the northern skies over empty space; he suspends the earth over nothing." Mitchell Wardrop wrote the following statement in an article in Science magazine. Looking to help your church and family stay connected to the Word while social distancing? I highly recommend a wonderful essay on Job and … Continue reading "Commentary on Job 1:1-22" (Job 25-26) March 27-28 ... (Job 26:7). “He hangeth the earth מיא עלוי upon the waters, with no one to sustain it.” The sentiment here expressed by Job was probably the common opinion of his time. More Buying Choices $42.25 (5 new offers) Kindle $23.49 $ 23. 1. That the love you feel to the world’s Saviour will prompt your obedience to the world’s Lawgiver. 3. 26. There in nature, as Job says, “He hangeth the earth upon nothing.” He says that the basis of the world is invisible and metaphysical; in a word we say in this place that the ultimate factor in nature is spiritual; that out of the spiritual arose the visible; that the spiritual holds the visible together; that the spiritual governs the visible and directs it to some intelligent and noble goal. Blessed be the name of the Lord." Only you see, it is not far enough back, it is the tortoise again! Tools. (Note: The name צפון signifies the northern sky as it appears by day, from its beclouded side in contrast with the brighter and more rainless south; comp. 3. Bishop Patrick’s paraphrase is, “By his wonderful power and wisdom he stretches out the whole world from the one pole to the other, which he alone sustains; as he doth this globe of earth hanging in the air, without any thing to support it.”, North pole, which alone was visible in Idumea, and continued unmoved, while all the stars performed their revolutions. He covers the face of the full moon, spreading his clouds over it. Aero sublato tam grave pendet onus (Ovid. How have you saved the arm that has no strength? Says he, What about the Church? Metamorph. “He hangeth the earth upon nothing.” Religion--what is religion? Chapter 26. Sympathy--What a power sympathy is in civilisation! Job 15:5 For thy mouth uttereth thine iniquity, and thou choosest the tongue of the crafty.. Ver. Aristotle saith, that beyond the movable heavens there is neither body, nor time, nor place, nor vacuum. 10. He stretcheth out the north — The northern part of the heavens, which he particularly mentions, and puts for the whole visible heavens, because Job and his friends lived in a northern climate; over the empty space — Hebrew, על תהו, gnal tohu, over the vacuity, or emptiness; the same word which Moses uses, Genesis 1:2, which does not prove that the author of this book lived after Moses wrote the book of Genesis, and had seen that book, but only that Moses’s account of the creation is the ancient and true account, well known in the days of Job and his friends, and therefore alluded to here. He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing. It is spiritual. But before all changes, all states, all stages, we must find the Prime Mover, and, as to all the rest, all the secondary causes, the will of God works through them all, to His high and wonderful purpose. Job 26:7 - He spreads out the northern skies over empty space; he suspends the earth over nothing. ... Interlinear Bibles Cross-Refs Commentaries Dictionaries Misc I never dared to speak of it, lest my landlord should put up my rent! Chapter 9. 3.) Job 26:7 He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing. (Smick) But if you go to the mythology of the Hindoo, you find that the earth rests on the back of an elephant, and that the elephant stands on a tortoise! Iyov - Job - Chapter 26 « Previous Chapter 25. I can do with certain of these things and I can do without them. therefore have I uttered that I understood not; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not. According to Elihu, the new element is that he is inspired to speak the wisdom Job’s friends lacked. From passages like this occurring occasionally in the Classical writers, it is evident that the true figure of the earth had early engaged the attention of people, and that occasionally the truth on this subject was before their minds, though it was neither worked into a system nor sustained then by suffient evidence to make it an article of established belief The description here given is appropriate now; and had Job understood all that is now known of astronomy, his language would have been appropriate to express just conceptions of the greatness and majesty of God. Says one, the life of the universe is supernatural; says the other, we can only trust a tangible and material foundation. Now find another illustration of the text in society. how savest thou the arm that hath no strength? There they fix me up with the visible, mechanical, ceremonial Church. 00. The Church is the master of those great emotions of sympathy, of sentiment, of righteousness, of hope. Don’t you see it is resting (and I speak with great respectfulness) our salvation upon the elephant and the tortoise, instead of going back to the spiritual God and His truth, love, and grace, and these only? "He stretches out the north over empty space And hangs the earth on nothing. Job 42 records the restoration of Job's lost blessings. And you have never gone far enough, whilst you keep to secondary causes, whilst you keep to intermediary forces. Righteousness. Job 26:7, ESV: "He stretches out the north over the void and hangs the earth on nothing." He spreads out the northern skies over empty space; he suspends the earth over nothing. On the other side, we are also not justified in inferring from Job's expression the laws of the mechanism of the heavens, which were unknown to the ancients, especially the law of attraction or gravitation. Odic forces, nervous energy! We won’t stay here, but we will go with the sublime philosophy of the text, to the living God. Job 4 Commentary | Enter the Friends! Job: Man’s Frailty and God’s Majesty - But Job answered and said: “How have you helped him who is without power? So, again, Lucretius says, ii. "He stretches out the north over empty space": "God"s creation of the skies was likened by Job to His stretching out a tent on a pole. Society is held together, it advances by the power of these three words. The word used seems to come from a root, which in the Syriac and Chaldee languages signifies to "bind and restrain"; and may design the expanse or atmosphere, so called from its binding and compressing nature, על, "in" or "within" which the earth is hung; see Psalm 32:9. In Job 26:7 the earth is depicted as being suspended in space: “ ‘He . 96 Sports Commentary jobs available on Indeed.com. (7) He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing.—If these words mean what they seem to do—and it is hard to see how they can mean anything else—then they furnish a very remarkable instance of anticipation of the discoveries of science. 5. The Book of Job is one of the most problematic portions of the Bible and has called forth a variety of interpretations. (Ovid, Fast, vi.) By the hangman’s noose. theı̂j-un, empty, and tı̂h, desert) it signifies nothing more than the unmeasurable vacuum of space, parall. The pillars of the heavens quake, aghast at his rebuke. What have we got in the Church? 6, Fasti). And the hope of the world is at last the confidence of men in an unseen but a faithful God. I must show you how the text is illustrated in the Church. See Job 9:6. He hangeth the earth, not upon the coarse thread of historic continuity, but upon the fine thread of the spiritual past. modern Arabic lâsh, or even mâsh, compounded of Arab. Fab. I believe God h… How have you counseled one who has no wisdom? He divided light from darkness by a circle drawn on the face of the sea. Quick Reference Map To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, He stretcheth out the north over the empty place -, He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, — Delitzsch shows satisfactorily that we are not to understand by this the northern portion of the earth, as is held by Dillmann, etc., but the northern sky, which, with the ancients, was of more consideration than the southern. Job, then, demonstrated God’s authority over the domain of Mot (the god of death) in Job 26:5-6 and over the domain of Baal (the cosmic storm god in Job 26:7-10). You are wrong again, says the objector, and he begins to call in the elephant and the tortoise. Then let my wife grind unto another] i.e. with Rosenm., Ges., Umbr., Vaih., Hahn, and Olsh., to be understood of the northern sky, which is prominently mentioned, because there is the pole of the vault of heaven, which is marked by the Pole-star, there the constellation of the greater Bear (עשׁ, Job 9:9) formed by the seven bright stars, there (in the back of the bull, one of the northern constellations of the ecliptic) the group of the Pleiades (כּימה), there also, below the bull and the twins, Orion (כּסיל). A true grease monkey, get under the the hood and get your hands dirty in our simulated mechanic's shop! Tools. Job 26:8 - He wraps up the waters in his clouds, yet the clouds do not burst under their weight. Job 26:9. In short, what the foundations are on which it is laid, or the pillars by which it is sustained, cannot be said, except the mighty power and providence of God. Metamorph. 33:7; 104:9; Prov. (8-13) Job reproves his friends as unkind. l. 1. (Newton, &c.) 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