Job chapter 1

Job 1:1-5. The holiness, riches, and religious care of Job for his children.
Job 1:6-12. Satan, appearing before God, by calumniation obtains leave to afflict Job.
Job 1:13-22. Understanding of the loss of his children and goods, in his mourning he blesses God.

Job chapter 2

Job 2:1-6. Satan appearing again before God, obtains further leave to tempt Job.
Job 2:7-8. He smites him with sore boils.
Job 2:9-10. Job reproves his wife, who moved him to curse God.
Job 2:11-13. His three friends console with him in silence.

Job chapter 3

Job 3:1-12. Job curses the day and services of his birth.
Job 3:13-19. The ease of death.
Job 3:20-26. He complains of life, because of his anguish.

Job chapter 4

Job 4:1-6. Eliphaz reproves Job for want of religion.
Job 4:7-11. He teaches God’s judgments to be not for the righteous, but for the wicked.
Job 4:12-21. His fearful vision to humble the excellency of creatures before God.

Job chapter 5

Job 5:1-5. Eliphaz shews that the end of the wicked is misery;
Job 5:6-7. that man is born to trouble;
Job 5:8-16. that God is to be regarded in affliction;
Job 5:17-27. the happy end of God’s correction.

Job chapter 6

Job 6:1-7. Job shews that his complaints are not causeless.
Job 6:8-13. He wishes for death, wherein he is assured of comfort.
Job 6:14-30. He reproves his friends of unkindness.

Job chapter 7

Job 7:1-11. Job excuses his desire of death.
Job 7:12-21. He complains of his own restlessness, and expostulates with God.

Job chapter 8

Job 8:1-7. Bildad shews God’s justice in dealing with men according to their works.
Job 8:8-19. He alleges antiquity to prove the certain destruction of the hypocrite.
Job 8:20-22. He applies God’s just dealing to Job.

Job chapter 9

Job 9:1-21. Job acknowledges God’s justice.
Job 9:22-35. Man’s innocency is not to be condemned by afflictions.

Job chapter 10

Job 10:1-17. Job, taking liberty of complaint, expostulates with God about his afflictions.
Job 10:18-22. He complains of life, and craves a little ease before death.

Job chapter 11

Job 11:1-4. Zophar reproves Job for justifying himself.
Job 11:5-12. God’s wisdom is unsearchable.
Job 11:13-20. The assured blessing of repentance.

Job chapter 12

Job 12:1-6. Job maintains himself against his friends that reprove him.
Job 12:7-25. He acknowledges the general doctrine of God’s omnipotence.

Job chapter 13

Job 13:1-13. Job reproves his friends for partiality.
Job 13:14-28. He professes his confidence in God; and entreats to know his own sins, and God’s purpose in afflicting him.

Job chapter 14

Job 14:1-6. Job entreats God for favour, by the shortness of life, and certainty of death.
Job 14:7-15. He waits for his change.
Job 14:16-22. By sin the creature is subject to corruption.

Job chapter 15

Job 15:1-16. Eliphaz reproves Job for impiety in justifying himself.
Job 15:17-35. He proves by tradition the unquietness of wicked men.

Job chapter 16

Job 16:1-16. Job reproves his friends for unmercifulness.
Job 16:17-22. He maintains his innocency.

Job chapter 17

Job 17:1-5. Job appeals from men to God.
Job 17:6-10. The unmerciful dealing of men with the afflicted may astonish, but not discourage the righteous.
Job 17:11-16. His hope is not in life, but in death.

Job chapter 18

Job 18:1-4. Bildad reproves Job for presumption and impatience.
Job 18:5-21. The calamities of the wicked.

Job chapter 19

Job 19:1-20. Job, complaining of his friends’ cruelty, shews there is misery enough in him to feed their cruelty.
Job 19:21-22. He craves pity.
Job 19:23-29. He believes the resurrection.

Job chapter 20

Job 20:1-29. Zophar shews the state and portion of the wicked.

Job chapter 21

Job 21:1-6. Job shews that even in the judgment of man he has reason to be grieved.
Job 21:7-15. Sometimes the wicked prosper, though they despise God.
Job 21:16-20. Sometimes their destruction is manifest.
Job 21:21-26. The happy and unhappy are alike in death.
Job 21:27-34. The judgment of the wicked is in another world.

Job chapter 22

Job 22:1-4. Eliphaz shews that man’s goodness profits not God.
Job 22:5-20. He accuses Job of divers sins.
Job 22:21-30. He exhorts him to repentance, with promises of mercy.

Job chapter 23

Job 23:1-5. Job longs to appear before God,
Job 23:6-7. in confidence of his mercy.
Job 23:8-10. God, who is invisible, observes our ways.
Job 23:11-12. Job’s innocency.
Job 23:13-17. God’s decree is immutable.

Job chapter 24

Job 24:1-16. Wickedness often goes unpunished.
Job 24:17-25. There is a secret judgment for the wicked.

Job chapter 25

Job 25:1-6. Bildad shews that man cannot be justified before God.

Job chapter 26

Job 26:1-4. Job, reproving the uncharitable spirit of Bildad,
Job 26:5-14. acknowledges the power of God to be infinite and unsearchable.

Job chapter 27

Job 27:1-7. Job protests his sincerity.
Job 27:8-10. The hypocrite is without hope.
Job 27:11-23. The blessings which the wicked have are turned into curses.

Job chapter 28

Job 28:1-11. There is a knowledge of natural things.
Job 28:12-28. But wisdom is an excellent gift of God.

Job chapter 29

Job 29:1-25. Job bemoans his former prosperity.

Job chapter 30

Job 30:1-14. Job’s honour is turned into extreme contempt;
Job 30:15-31. and his prosperity into calamity.

Job chapter 31

Job 31:1-40. Job makes a solemn protestation of his integrity in several duties.

Job chapter 32

Job 32:1-5. Elihu is angry with Job and his three friends.
Job 32:6-10. Because wisdom comes not from age, he excuses the boldness of his youth.
Job 32:11-15. He reproves them for not satisfying Job.
Job 32:16-22. His zeal to speak.

Job chapter 33

Job 33:1-7. Elihu offers himself instead of God to reason with Job.
Job 33:8-13. He excuses God from giving man an account of his ways, by his greatness.
Job 33:14-30. God calls man to repentance by visions, by afflictions, and by his ministry.
Job 33:31-33. He incites Job to attention.

Job chapter 34

Job 34:1-9. Elihu accuses Job for charging God with injustice.
Job 34:10-30. God omnipotent cannot be unjust.
Job 34:31-33. Man must humble himself unto God.
Job 34:34-37. Elihu reproves Job.

Job chapter 35

Job 35:1-8. Comparison is not to be made with God, because our good or evil cannot extend unto him.
Job 35:9-16. Many cry in their afflictions, but are not heard for want of faith.

Job chapter 36

Job 36:1-15. Elihu shews how God is just in his ways.
Job 36:16-23. How Job’s sins hinder God’s blessings.
Job 36:24-33. God’s works are to be magnified.

Job chapter 37

Job 37:1-14. God is to be feared because of his great works.
Job 37:15-24. His wisdom is unsearchable in them.

Job chapter 38

Job 38:1-3. God challenges Job to answer.
Job 38:4-30. God, by his mighty works, convinces Job of ignorance,
Job 38:31-41. and of imbecility.

Job chapter 39

Job 39:1-4. Of the wild goats and hinds.
Job 39:5-8. Of the wild ass.
Job 39:9-12. The unicorn.
Job 39:13-18. The peacock, stork, and ostrich.
Job 39:19-25. The horse.
Job 39:26. The hawk.
Job 39:27-30. The eagle.

Job chapter 40

Job 40:1-5. Job humbles himself to God.
Job 40:6-15. God stirs him up to shew his righteousness, power, and wisdom.
Job 40:16-24. Of the behemoth.

Job chapter 41

Job 41:1-34. Of God’s great power in the leviathan.

Job chapter 42

Job 42:1-6. Job submits himself unto God.
Job 42:7-9. God, preferring Job’s cause, makes his friends submit themselves, and accepts him.
Job 42:10-15. He magnifies and blesses Job.
Job 42:16-17. Job’s age and death.