and the [spirit/breath] [of/from] God is in my nostrils; 4 My lips shall not speak wickedness, He asks God to cause these men to meet with the fate of the wicked – the fate that they keep associating with Job himself. Sometimes there would even be name-calling. Job 27 Commentary: The late Stephen Covey in his popular book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People tells of his own personal experience giving a perception test to numerous audiences. Job protests his sincerity. When God casts down a man, there is no flying from, nor bearing up under his anger. What does this verse really mean? It is a gift of the Holy Ghost which cannot be bought with money. But I’ll just mention as well that the word “Men” is in italics in the KJV which means that that’s not there in the Hebrew text. But for as long as I draw breath, and for as long as God breathes life into me, I refuse to say one word that isn’t true. God Almighty! 11 I will teach you [by/about] the [hand/power] of God: Verses 4:1 – 27:23: Three rounds of dialogue occur between Job and his three friends. And in the context, I do believe that Job is directing this curse at these three men who originally came to comfort him. To resolve that our hearts shall not reproach us, while we hold fast our integrity, baffles the designs of the evil spirit. 18 He buildeth his house as a moth[‘s cocoon…], And we’ve seen Job trust God’s wisdom. Job 27:6 My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach [me] so long as I live.. Ver. He’s not saying that his friends are wicked and unrighteous – and so in that way he’s being a bit more courteous to these men than they’re being to him. Job 27 - NIV: And Job continued his discourse: “As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice, the Almighty, who has made my life bitter, And of vexing his soul or making his life bitter. If you are having troubles in your relationship, or you just feel like you need to work on your marriage, you should know that the meaning of this number indicates some serious changes in your love life. Job's friends now suffered him to speak, and he proceeded in a grave and useful manner. 1. parable--applied in the East to a figurative sententious embodiment of wisdom in poetic form, a gnome ( Psalms 49:4). So, Job wants to teach these men about God’s power. Job 27:1 Job again took up his discourse and said: Job 27:2 "As God lives, who has taken away my right, the Almighty, who has made my soul bitter, Job 27:3 (for the length of my life is still in me, and the spirit of God is . If true wisdom can be simply gained by human effort, energy, and ingenuity (like the rare and precious metals of the earth), then the fear of the Lord is not essential to obtaining wisdom. Job had confidence in the goodness both of his cause and of his God; and cheerfully committed his cause to him. continued--proceeded to put forth; implying elevation of discourse. and will not let it go: my heart [shall/does/will] not reproach me Dead things — Job having censured Bildad's discourse, proceeds to shew how little he needed his information in that point. You know what polarization is – it’s when there’s an issue that you’re either totally for it or completely against it. It’s something the translators did to aid in understanding – but they’re acknowledging that they were making an interpretational decision. Job is starting this chapter with an oath. Job 27 Commentary: Job Teaches the Friends. (Chapter’s 4-14), contain the first round of dialogue. But I think that’s what Job is getting at. Job’s Final Word to His Friends - And Job continued his discourse: “As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice, the Almighty, who has made my life bitter, as long as I have life within me, the breath of God in my nostrils, my lips will not say anything wicked, and my tongue will not utter lies. he openeth his eyes, and [his/their] widows shall not [will not/are not able to…] weep [for them…]. JOB 19:25-27. Vous êtes bénéficiaire du RSA* dans l'Eure ?