Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Job 15:26

Context
NETBible

defiantly charging against him 1  with a thick, strong shield! 2 

XREF

Ge 49:8; 2Ch 28:22; 2Ch 32:13-17; Job 16:12; Ps 18:40

NET © Notes

tn Heb “he runs against [or upon] him with the neck.” The RSV takes this to mean “with a stiff neck.” Several commentators, influenced by the LXX’s “insolently,” have attempted to harmonize with some idiom for neck (“outstretched neck,” for example). Others have made more extensive changes. Pope and Anderson follow Tur-Sinai in accepting “with full battle armor.” But the main idea seems to be that of a headlong assault on God.

tn Heb “with the thickness of the bosses of his shield.” The bosses are the convex sides of the bucklers, turned against the foe. This is a defiant attack on God.



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