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Job 5:19 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He will deliver thee in six troubles; Yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “From six troubles He will deliver you, Even in seven evil will not touch you.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He will deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He will deliver thee in six troubles, and in seven there shall no evil touch thee.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— In six troubles, he will rescue thee, and, in seven, there shall smite thee no misfortune:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— In six distresses He delivereth thee, And in seven evil striketh not on thee.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— In six troubles he shall deliver thee, and in the seventh, evil shall not touch thee.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Hee shall deliuer thee in sixe troubles, yea in seuen there shall no euill touch thee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Six time he shall deliver thee out of distresses: and in the seventh harm shall not touch thee.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He shall deliver 5337
{5337} Prime
נָצַל
natsal
{naw-tsal'}
A primitive root; to snatch away, whether in a good or a bad sense.
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
thee in six 8337
{8337} Prime
שֵׁשׁ
shesh
{shaysh}
(The second form is masculine); a primitive number; six (as an overplus (see H7797) beyond five or the fingers of the hand); as ordinal sixth.
troubles: 6869
{6869} Prime
צָרָה
tsarah
{tsaw-raw'}
Feminine of H6862; tightness (that is, figuratively trouble); transitively a female rival.
yea, in seven 7651
{7651} Prime
שֶׁבַע
sheba`
{sheh'-bah}
From H7650; a primitive cardinal number; seven (as the sacred full one); also (adverbially) seven times; by implication a week; by extension an indefinite number.
there shall no x3808
(3808) Complement
לֹא
lo'
{lo}
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
evil 7451
{7451} Prime
רָע
ra`
{rah}
From H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (naturally or morally). This includes the second (feminine) form; as adjective or noun.
touch 5060
{5060} Prime
נגע
naga`
{naw-gah'}
A primitive root; properly to touch, that is, lay the hand upon (for any purpose; euphemistically, to lie with a woman); by implication to reach (figuratively to arrive, acquire); violently, to strike (punish, defeat, destroy, etc.).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
thee.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 5:19

_ _ in six ... yea, in seven — (Proverbs 6:16; Amos 1:3). The Hebrew idiom fixes on a certain number (here “six”), in order to call attention as to a thing of importance; then increases the force by adding, with a “yea, nay seven,” the next higher number; here “seven,” the sacred and perfect number. In all possible troubles; not merely in the precise number “seven.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 5:17-27.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 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.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 5:19

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

(s) He will send trouble after trouble that his children may not for one time, but continually trust in him: but they sill have a comfortable issue, even in the greatest and the last, which is here called the seventh.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
deliver thee:

Psalms 34:19 Many [are] the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all.
Psalms 91:3-7 Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, [and] from the noisome pestilence. ... A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; [but] it shall not come nigh thee.
Proverbs 24:16 For a just [man] falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.
1 Corinthians 10:13 There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God [is] faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear [it].
2 Corinthians 1:8 For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life:
2 Peter 2:9 The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:

no evil:

Psalms 91:7-10 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; [but] it shall not come nigh thee. ... There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
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Ps 34:19; 91:3, 7. Pv 24:16. 1Co 10:13. 2Co 1:8. 2P 2:9.

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