J I see it as wrong to try to draw out scientific data about the creation of the universe from Genesis one. 7 He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing. Convenit; atque aliam naturam subter habere, Et ineunte aevo conjunctam atque uniter aptam, Partibus aeriis mundi, quibus insita vivit. Cousurgit; premitur Libyae devexus ad austros. Looking to help your church and family stay connected to the Word while social distancing? בּלימה, not anything equals nothing (comp. north. theı̂j-un, empty, and tı̂h, desert) it signifies nothing more than the unmeasurable vacuum of space, parall. And how have you declared sound advice to many? He hangeth the earth, not upon the coarse thread of historic continuity, but upon the fine thread of the spiritual past. Job 26 Commentary: Things Above And so, Job was just considering those below and under. 6, Fasti). Over the empty place - על־תהוּ ‛al-tôhû, "Upon emptiness, or nothing." Job justifies his complaints. Convenit; atque aliam naturam subter habere, Et ineunte aevo conjunctam atque uniter aptam, Partibus aeriis mundi, quibus insita vivit. Job (The NIV Application Commentary) - Kindle edition by Walton, John H.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. He covers the face of the full moon, spreading his clouds over it. Society does not rest there. The Church is the master of those great emotions of sympathy, of sentiment, of righteousness, of hope. Metamorph. 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. Now what I want yon to see is this: that just as the bricks and mortar have shut out nature, so nature herself may become so much dead brick and mortar to shut out the greater world that is back of it. Job 42:4 Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak: I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me. vol. Job 4 Commentary | Enter the Friends! How you have assisted the arm that has no strength! 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. Go to the sceptical biologist today, and he says, if you want to explain organisation you must go back, and you will find that the organisation of today is based upon simple organisation in the primitive epoch. I’ve sketched a few ideas for each week, but you may very well want to look at other resources on Job: 1. Not a bit of it. Corporus in pedibus pondus sentimus inesse. 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:'. Job 26:7. Same word as in Genesis 1:2. (. xiii, “It is Allah who has built the heavens on high, without the support of visible pillars.” Nothing — The Hebrew word is a compound, , literally, not what, that is, nothing, (no-thing,) and is found in the Scriptures only here. 26. Your salvation rests on the Church, its services, sacraments, its spiritualities. Ver. But if London is proud of it, it shows the humility of the metropolis! And we believe that at last the things that are seen rest upon the wise and eternal will of God, over all blessed forever. 26 Job said in reply: 2 “How you have helped the one with no power! In the northern hemisphere were the great constellations mentioned by Job — the Bear, the Serpent, Orion, etc. 96 Sports Commentary jobs available on Indeed.com. 2, c. 13); and it is here fitly alleged as an argument of his Almightiness. 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. “Oh,” he says, “one star hangs upon another.” Very good. The poets fable that Atlas beareth up heaven with his shoulders; but we confess the true Atlas, viz. You go to a sceptical astronomer and ask what keeps the universe up. 4 To whom hast thou uttered words? l. 1. And hangeth the earth upon nothing. And that is exactly what we in the Church refuse to do. There they fix me up with the visible, mechanical, ceremonial Church. 13:2), "What you know, the same do I know also.’’ Job 42 records the restoration of Job's lost blessings. I had a grand time when I went to live there. Job 26:7 King James Version (KJV). But it is clear that he regarded it as not resting on any foundation or support; as lying on the vacant air, and kept there by the power of God. When we lay down a law, we cannot call in the policeman. Well, I say this, the Church is the master of the forces that mould society, that is all. He says, Oh, you believe everything rests in society upon a spiritual basis. 3.) “He hangeth the earth upon nothing.” Religion--what is religion? 4. p. 724. the Lord our God, who by his word alone beareth up heaven and earth (This is the very finger of God, Aristotle himself admireth it, De Cael. We say, not the sensational, not the material, but the visible universe, hangs on nothing--on the unseen power of the spiritual God. “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. Rashi 's Commentary: Show Hide. Terra pilae similis, nullo fulcimine nixa. Job - Then Job replied: “How you have helped the powerless! ScheuchzerF21Physic. (W. L. By the hangman’s noose. You can never find rest for the intelligent soul, until at the back of the physical universe, with its interdependencies and its evolutions, you find the God who made and ruled it, and is bringing it through the ages to some wise and magnificent consummation. Bildad ought to have laid before Job the consolations, rather than the terrors of the Almighty. The word used here (תהוּ tôhû) is one of those employed Genesis 1:2, "And the earth was wlthout form and void." 6 Hell is naked before him, and destruction hath no covering.