Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Job 16:2


“I have heard many things like these before. What miserable comforters 1  are you all!


Job 6:6,25; Job 11:2,3; Job 13:4; Job 13:5; Job 19:2,3; Job 26:2,3; Ps 69:26; Php 1:16; Jas 1:19

NET © Notes

tn The expression uses the Piel participle in construct: מְנַחֲמֵי עָמָל (mÿnahameamal, “comforters of trouble”), i.e., comforters who increase trouble instead of relieving it. D. W. Thomas translates this “breathers out of trouble” (“A Note on the Hebrew Root naham,ExpTim 44 [1932/33]: 192).

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