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OF THE

BOOK OF JOB UNFOLDED.

BY

WILLIAM HENRY GREEN, D.D.,

PROFESSOR IN PRINCETON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY.

NEW YORK:

ROBERT CARTER AND BROTHERS,

530 BROADWAY.

Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1873, by

ROBERT CARTER AND BROTHERS,

In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.

CAMBRIDGE:

PRESS OF JOHN WILSON AND SON.

PRE FACE.

IT may be worth considering whether current

methods of dealing with the Bible do not favor a fragmentary, rather than a comprehensive, knowledge of the sacred volume. The attention given to detached and scattered portions of Scripture should be corrected or supplemented by the careful study of entire books, by him who aspires, as every Christian should, to a thorough acquaintance with the word of God. It is in the hope of encouraging and aiding such a study of the book of Job that this volume has been prepared. It is not a continuous commentary, occupying itself with the exposition in detail of each successive paragraph or sentence. Nor is it concerned with the vexed questions of its age or authorship. Its aim is simply to set forth its general drift, to exhibit its plan and structure, and trace the course of thought from first to last by showing the part taken by each

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