Lockdown thoughts from Job 13:1-16

Day 21. Some interesting questions in this chapter so I only made it halfway. Previously: 1:1-5 | 1:6-12 | 1:13-22 | 2:1-6 | 2:7-13 | 3:1-10 | 3:11-26 | 4:1-21 | 5:1-7 | 5:8-27 | 6:1-30 | 7:1-21 | 8:1-7 | 8:8-22 | 9:1-35 | 10:1-22 | 11:1-20 | 12:1-25 Translation (Job is still speaking): 1 “Look – all [this] my eye has seen, My ear has heard and understood it.2 Like your knowledge, I know — I too, I am not inferior (lit. falling) to you!3 But […]

Lockdown thoughts from Job 11

It’s Day 19 of our nationwide lockdown. Hoping to get through some of the book of Job in the mornings during these few weeks. Previously: 1:1-5 | 1:6-12 | 1:13-22 | 2:1-6 | 2:7-13 | 3:1-10 | 3:11-26 | 4:1-21 | 5:1-7 | 5:8-27 | 6:1-30 | 7:1-21 | 8:1-7 | 8:8-22 | 9:1-35 | 10:1-22 Translation: 1 Then Zophar the Naamathite answered, saying: 2 “Will a multitude of words not be answered? And a man full of talk (lit: lips) be proved righteous? 3 […]

Lockdown thoughts from Job 8:8-22

Day 15. Bildad is berating his blameless bestie, Job. Previously: 1:1-5 | 1:6-12 | 1:13-22 | 2:1-6 | 2:7-13 | 3:1-10 | 3:11-26 | 4:1-21 | 5:1-7 | 5:8-27 | 6:1-30 | 7:1-21 | 8:1-7 Translation:8 (Bildad) “For ask now of the previous generation, and take heed of the search of the fathers.9 For we are of yesterday, and do not know, For [like] a shadow [are] our days on the earth.10 Is it not they [who] will […]

Lockdown thoughts from Job 8:1-7

Day 14 of our nationwide lockdown. Hoping to keep my nose in the Bible while there’s time and energy. Job’s just responded to the unhelpful accusations of Eliphaz, and now friend #2 has a go. Just a few verses today. Previously: 1:1-5 | 1:6-12 | 1:13-22 | 2:1-6 | 2:7-13 | 3:1-10 | 3:11-26 | 4:1-21 | 5:1-7 | 5:8-27 | 6:1-30 | 7:1-21 Translation: 1 Then Bildad the Shuhite answered, saying:2 “Until when will you […]

Lockdown thoughts from Job 7:1-21

Day thirteen. Nearly halfway through our nationwide lockdown! I’m enjoying the pace but do let me know if it’s too much of a drag. Job is continuing his reply to Eliphaz. Previously: 1:1-5 | 1:6-12 | 1:13-22 | 2:1-6 | 2:7-13 | 3:1-10 | 3:11-26 | 4:1-21 | 5:1-7 | 5:8-27 | 6:1-30 | Translation: 1 Is there not hard service for humanity on earth? And [are] their days like a hired […]

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