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Job 5:20

Context
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In time of famine 1  he will redeem you from death, and in time of war from the power of the sword. 2 

XREF

Ge 45:7; 1Ki 17:6; Ps 27:3; Ps 33:19; Ps 49:7; Pr 10:3; Isa 33:16; Ho 13:14; Hab 3:17; Mt 24:6

NET © Notes

sn Targum Job here sees an allusion to the famine of Egypt and the war with Amalek.

tn Heb “from the hand of the sword.” This is idiomatic for “the power of the sword.” The expression is also metonymical, meaning from the effect of the sword, which is death.



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