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A Commentary on the Book of Job
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A Commentary on the Book of Job


C. Kegan Paul & Co. 1880

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Taking over 14 years to compose, A Commentary on the Book of Job provides a highly readable exposition of this book of the Old Testament. Bible scholar and pastor Samuel Cox wrote this commentary in hopes that it would aid the general reader not just now and then, but with every inquiry into the book of Job. He presents a holistic introduction to the book, covering such topics as literary style, historical context, and historical reception. Cox brings his reader into the academic conversation surrounding this book, making practical application throughout.

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Key Features

  • Written for the general reader
  • A general introduction to the book of Job
  • An overview of Job’s literary style, historical context, and historical reception


  • Introduction
  • The Prologue
  • The Curse
  • The First Colloquy
  • The Second Colloquy
  • The Third Colloquy
  • The Soliloquy of Job
  • The Intervention of Elihu
  • The Theophany
  • The Epilogue

Product Details

  • Title: A Commentary on the Book of Job
  • Author: Samuel Cox
  • Publisher: C. Kegan Paul & Co.
  • Publication Date: 1880
  • Pages: 552

About Samuel Cox

Samuel Cox (1826–1893) was an English pastor and universalist. He founded a monthly journal, The Expositor. He also wrote several books, such as Salvator Mundi: Or, Is Christ the Saviour of All Men? and The Larger Hope.

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