Either literally, where he was conceived and lay, and from whence he came into the world, though he afterwards wishes he never had, or had died as soon as he did, Job 3:10, and so it is expressive of his birth, and the circumstance.
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And said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither.Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary.Pulpit Commentary, verse.Ecclesiastes 12:7, which sense is mentioned by Jarchi and Aben Ezra; but the first sense seems best: the nakedness referred to is not of the mind or soul, being destitute of righteousness and holiness, with which the following clause will by no means agree, but.The same who gave hath taken away.Job, under all his losses, is but reduced to his first state.That the same word is used in its two opposite senses rather accentuates the antithesis.Matthew Henry Commentary 1:20-22 Job humbled himself under the hand of God.See how Job looks above instruments, and keeps his eye upon the First Cause.This is all to be understood of temporal things only; for of spiritual things it cannot be said that God gives and takes away; such gifts are without repentance, and are irreversible, Romans 11:29, the Targum is, "the Word of the Lord hath given, and.
Job herein realizes God's assertion (Job 1:8) against Satan's (Job 1:11).
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And may the malice and power of Satan render that Saviour more precious to our souls, who came to destroy the works of the devil; who, for our salvation, suffered from that enemy far more than Job suffered, or we can think.We brought nothing of this world's goods into the world, but have them from others; and it is certain we can carry nothing out, but must leave them to others.There is some difficulty in the word "thither since no man returns to his mother's womb (.Discontent and impatience charge God with folly.Against these Job carefully watched; and so must we, acknowledging that as God has done right, but we have done wickedly, so God has done wisely, but we have done very foolishly.John 3:4 at death or otherwise.