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Job 2:5


But extend your hand and strike his bone and his flesh, 1  and he will no doubt 2  curse you to your face!”


Le 24:15; 1Ch 21:17; Job 1:5,11; Job 1:11; Job 2:9; Job 19:20,21; Ps 32:3,4; Ps 38:2-7; Ps 39:10; Isa 8:21

NET © Notes

sn The “bones and flesh” are idiomatic for the whole person, his physical and his psychical/spiritual being (see further H. W. Wolff, Anthropology of the Old Testament, 26-28).

sn This is the same oath formula found in 1:11; see the note there.

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