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Chap. 3 S. eon Expofition upon the Bookof JO B. Verf, T` be ? &c. The answer of Elifau tothis both, -- <coIhplaini : and (as propofed ) proud afertion, is found in the 4th,. 5th, 6th, 7th, and Sth ver fesof this Chapter. The Second uncomely complaint is charged on fob at the 9th verfe ; By eafmof the multitude of oppreffions, they make the op- prep(' to try ; they cry out by.reafon ofthearme. of the mighty. fo this Elthu gives anfwer in the r oth, a t th, rAt , and 13th verres. The Third is exprefl in the former pact of the r4th verte Al- thossh thoufayefi, thou - f alt not fee him. To this Elthu, begins to make anfwer in the latter part of the fame verle, and conttnueth is anfwer to the end of the Chapter;Ter judgement ïr before bim, therefore true thou in him, &c. There are the general Parts of the wholeChapter. I fhall nowproceed to the explication of parti- culars. Vert. a. blihe fpake moreover, and ¡aid. Who this Elihu was, I have fhewed heretofore, as allo the fpi- rît and temperof theman ; and it may wellbe Paid here , More- aver,hePaid ; for we have already heardmany of his fayings in the ;ad, 33d, and ; 4th Chaptersof this Book. , This firfl verle is a connecting Preface to that which follow- eth ; for when Eliha had givenjab liberty of fpeech, or of an 'wering for himfelf,.at the latter endof the former Chapter, and had,as we may fuppofe,paufed a while,expev?ing what anfwer 3-ob would make, he perceiving that jäb either had nothing to offer, . or would offer no more,began again;as if the Author of this Book,. had Paid, when Elibu fan that Job, would not reply,or had nothing more to fay for his ownvindication, he let him underfiand , that he had more to fay for his convinion. Elibu fpa4e moreover, and_raid. And he Paid many tbings,and thole very ("harp things,his words were indeed as- goads, andas nails, yea as (words, and (pears, the heart of Job; he objeEled againfl him fuch things, as were in the matter very bad, and fuch for the manner, as a godly, yea ans ingenious man, ought not only to be athamed of, but to abhorre And thus he undertakes h rna Vert, as