Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Job 36:20


Do not long for the cover of night to drag people away from their homes. 1 


Ex 12:29; 2Ki 19:35; Job 3:20,21; Job 6:9; Job 7:15; Job 14:13; Job 17:13,14; Pr 14:32; Ec 11:3; Da 5:30; Lu 12:20; Ac 1:25; 1Th 5:2,3

NET © Notes

tn The meaning of this line is difficult. There are numerous suggestions for emending the text. Kissane takes the first verb in the sense of “oppress,” and for “the night” he has “belonging to you,” meaning “your people.” This reads: “Oppress not them that belong not to you, that your kinsmen may mount up in their place.”

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