In this study, Dr. Ball examines the text and interpretation of the book of Job. He offers a new translation of a few of the speeches in this book, then some commentary on the entire text. He focuses on the philology and semantics of the Hebrew text, as well as providing valuable exegesis. Ball believes that the character and goodness of God in all situations is the key theme to this book. In order to understand this doctrine, Ball leads the reader on an exegetical and historical journey through this book of the Old Testament. Includes preface by Bible scholar C. F. Burney.
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- Analyzes the dialogues and speeches in the book of Job
- Examines the philological and semantical implications of the Hebrew text
- Presents the story of Job exegetically and historically
- Revised Translation of the Book of Job
- Commentary, Critical, Philological, and Exegetical, on the Hebrew Text and the Ancient Versions
- Title: The Book of Job: A Revised Text and Version
- Author: C. J. Ball
- Publisher: Clarendon Press
- Publication Date: 1922
- Pages: 494
About C. J. Ball
C. J. Ball was a biblical Hebrew scholar in the early twentieth century.