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Job 5:19

    Job 5:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He shall deliver you in six troubles: yes, in seven there shall no evil touch you.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He will deliver thee in six troubles; Yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He will keep you safe from six troubles, and in seven no evil will come near you.

    Webster's Revision

    He will deliver thee in six troubles; Yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee.

    World English Bible

    He will deliver you in six troubles; yes, in seven no evil shall touch you.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He shall deliver thee in six troubles; yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee.

    Definitions for Job 5:19

    Yea - Yes; certainly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Job 5:19

    He shall deliver thee in six troubles - The numbers six and seven are put here for many. Though a number of troubles should come upon thee all at once, and there should be no hope, humanly speaking, yet God would rid thee out of them all; for he saves as well from many as from few. We may also understand the words, He who hath been thy deliverer in past troubles, will not deny his help in those which are to come.

    Barnes' Notes on Job 5:19

    He shall deliver thee in six troubles - Six is used here to denote an indefinite number, meaning that he would support in many troubles. This mode of speech is not uncommon among the Hebrews, where one number is mentioned, so that an extreme number may be immediately added. The method is, to mention a number within the limit, and then to add one more, meaning that in all instances the thing referred to would occur. The limit here is seven, with the Hebrews a complete and perfect number; and the idea is, that in any succession of troubles, however numerous, God was able to deliver. Similar expressions not unfrequently occur. Thus, in Amos 1:3, Amos 1:6,Amos 1:9, Amos 1:11, Amos 1:13; Amos 2:1, Amos 2:4,Amos 2:6 :

    Thus saith the Lord:

    For three transgressions of Damascus, and for four,

    I will not turn away the punishment thereof.

    Thus saith the Lord:

    For three transgressions of Gaza, and for four,

    I will not turn away, the punishment thereof.

    Thus saith the Lord:

    For three transgressions of Tyrus, and for four,

    I will not turn away the punishment thereof.

    Thus in Proverbs 30:15 :

    There are three things that are never satisfied,

    Yea, four things say not, It is enough.

    There be three things that are too wonderful for me,

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    Wesley's Notes on Job 5:19

    5:19 Deliver - If thou seekest to him by prayer and repentance. Here he applies himself to Job directly. Six - Manifold and repeated. Touch - So as to destroy thee. Thou shalt have a good issue out of all thy troubles, though they are both great and many.

    Verses Related to Job 5:19

    Matthew 19:26 - But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.
    Isaiah 38:17 - Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.
    Revelation 3:21 - To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.
    Book: Job
    Topic: Trials