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Job 3:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Job answered and said:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Job spake, and said,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And Job said,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Job spoke, and said,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Job answered and said,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So then Job began, and said:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Job answereth and saith:—
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he said:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Iob spake, and said,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— saying,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Iyyov spake, and said,

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Iyyv אִיּוֹב 347
{0347} Prime
אִיּוֹב
'Iyowb
{ee-yobe'}
From H0340; hated (that is, persecuted); Ijob, the patriarch famous for his patience.
spake, 6030
{6030} Prime
עָנָה
`anah
{aw-naw'}
A primitive root; properly to eye or (generally) to heed, that is, pay attention; by implication to respond; by extension to begin to speak; specifically to sing, shout, testify, announce.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and said, 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 3:2

_ _ spakeHebrew, “answered,” that is, not to any actual question that preceded, but to the question virtually involved in the case. His outburst is singularly wild and bold (Jeremiah 20:14). To desire to die so as to be free from sin is a mark of grace; to desire to die so as to escape troubles is a mark of corruption. He was ill-fitted to die who was so unwilling to live. But his trials were greater, and his light less, than ours.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 3:1-10.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
spake:
Heb. answered,
Judges 18:14 Then answered the five men that went to spy out the country of Laish, and said unto their brethren, Do ye know that there is in these houses an ephod, and teraphim, and a graven image, and a molten image? now therefore consider what ye have to do.
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