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A Commentary, Critical, Practical, and Explanatory on the Old and New Testaments, by Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset and David Brown [1882] at

Job Chapter 25

Job 25:2

job 25:2

BILDAD'S REPLY. (Job 25:1-6)

Power and terror, that is, terror-inspiring power.

peace in his high places--implying that His power is such on high as to quell all opposition, not merely there, but on earth also. The Holy Ghost here shadowed forth Gospel truths (Col 1:20; Eph 1:10).

Job 25:3

job 25:3

armies--angels and stars (Isa 40:26; Jer 33:22; Gen 15:5; "countless," Dan 7:10).

his light-- (Jam 1:17).

Job 25:4

job 25:4

(Job 4:17-18; Job 14:4; Job 15:14).

Job 25:5

job 25:5

"Look up even unto the moon" (Job 15:15). "Stars" here answer to "saints" (angels) there; "the moon" here to "the heavens" there. Even the "stars," the most dazzling object to man's eye, and the angels, of which the stars are emblems (Job 4:18; Rev 9:1), are imperfect in His sight. Theirs is the light and purity but of creatures; His of the Creator.

Job 25:6

job 25:6

(Job 4:19-21; Job 15:16).

worm . . . worm--Two distinct Hebrew words. The first, a worm bred in putridity; alluding to man's corruption. The second a crawling worm; implying that man is weak and grovelling.

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