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Job 9:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— God will not withdraw his anger; The helpers of Rahab do stoop under him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— [If] God will not withdraw his anger, the proud helpers do stoop under him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “God will not turn back His anger; Beneath Him crouch the helpers of Rahab.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— [If] God will not withdraw his anger, the proud helpers do stoop under him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— +God withdraweth not his anger; the proud helpers stoop under him:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— As for GOD, if he withdraw not his anger, under him, will have submitted themselves—the proud helpers.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— God doth not turn back His anger, Under Him bowed have proud helpers.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— God, whose wrath no man can resist, and under whom they stoop that bear up the world.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— [If] God will not withdraw his anger, the proud helpers doe stoupe vnder him.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For [if] he has turned away [his] anger, the whales under heaven have stooped under him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— [If] Eloah will not withdraw his anger, the proud helpers do stoop under him.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
[If] lh אֱלוֹהַ 433
{0433} Prime
(The second form is rare); probably prolonged (emphatically) from H0410; a deity or the deity.
will not x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
withdraw 7725
{7725} Prime
A primitive root; to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively (not necessarily with the idea of return to the starting point); generally to retreat; often adverbially again.
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
his anger, 639
{0639} Prime
From H0599; properly the nose or nostril; hence the face, and occasionally a person; also (from the rapid breathing in passion) ire.
the proud y7293
[7293] Standard
From H7292, bluster (blusterer).
(7295) Complement
From H7292; insolent.
helpers 5826
{5826} Prime
A primitive root; to surround, that is, protect or aid.
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
do stoop 7817
{7817} Prime
A primitive root; to sink or depress (reflexively or causatively).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
under x8478
(8478) Complement
From the same as H8430; the bottom (as depressed); only adverbially below (often with prepositional prefix underneath), in lieu of, etc.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 9:13

_ _ If God — rather, “God will not withdraw His anger,” that is, so long as a mortal obstinately resists [Umbreit].

_ _ the proud helpers — The arrogant, who would help one contending with the Almighty, are of no avail against Him.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 9:1-13.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 9:13

Helpers — Those who undertake to uphold and defend one another against him. Stoop — Fall and are crushed by him.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 9:13

[If] God (g) will not withdraw his anger, the proud helpers (h) do stoop under him.

(g) God will not be appeased for anything that man can say for himself for his justification.

(h) That is, all the reasons that men can lay to approve their cause.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the proud helpers:
Heb. the helpers of pride, or strength,
Job 26:12 He divideth the sea with his power, and by his understanding he smiteth through the proud.
Job 40:9-11 Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him? ... Cast abroad the rage of thy wrath: and behold every one [that is] proud, and abase him.
Isaiah 30:7 For the Egyptians shall help in vain, and to no purpose: therefore have I cried concerning this, Their strength [is] to sit still.
Isaiah 31:2-3 Yet he also [is] wise, and will bring evil, and will not call back his words: but will arise against the house of the evildoers, and against the help of them that work iniquity. ... Now the Egyptians [are] men, and not God; and their horses flesh, and not spirit. When the LORD shall stretch out his hand, both he that helpeth shall fall, and he that is holpen shall fall down, and they all shall fail together.
James 4:6-7 But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble. ... Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
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Jb 26:12; 40:9. Is 30:7; 31:2. Jm 4:6.

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