Commentary on Job by Samuel Cox

Today’s free book is Samuel Cox’s commentary on the Book of Job. Samuel Cox was one of the editors of The Expositor.

My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation.

Samuel Cox [1826-1893], A Commentary on the Book of Job. with a translation, 3rd edn. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., Ltd., 1894. Hbk. pp.552. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  1. The Prologue (Chapters i. and ii/)
  2. The Curse (Chapter iii.)
  3. The First Colloquy (Chapters iv..-xiv)
    1. Eliphaz to Job (Chapters iv.-xiv.)
    2. Job to Eliphaz (Chapters vi. and v.)
    3. Bildad to Job (Chapter viii.)
    4. Job to Bildad (Chapters ix. and x.)
    5. Zophar to Job (Chapter xi.)
    6. Job to Zophar (Chapters xii.-xiv.)
  4. The Second Colloquy (Chapters xv.-xxi.)
    1. Eliphaz to Job (Chapter xv.)
    2. Job to Eliphaz (Chapters xvi. and xvii.)
    3. Bildad to Job (Chapter xviii.)
    4. Job to Bildad (Chapter xix.)
    5. Zophar to Job (Chapter Chapter xx.)
    6. Job to Zophar (Chapter xxi.)
  5. The Third Colloquy (Chapters xxii.-xxvi.)
    1. Eliphaz to Job (Chapter xxii.)
    2. Job to Eliphaz (Chapters xxii. and xxiv.)
    3. Bildad to Job (Chapter xxv.)
    4. Job to Bildad (Chapter xxvi.)
  6. The Soliloquy of Job (Chapters xxvii.-xxxi.)
    1. First Monologue (Chapters xxvii.xxxi.)
    2. Second Monologue (Chapters xxix.-xxxi.)
  7. The Intervention of Elihu (Chapters xxxii.-xxxvii.)
    1. First Discourse (Chapters xxxii.6-xxxiii. 33)
    2. Second Discourse (Chapter xxxiv.)
    3. Third Discourse (Chapter xxxv.)
    4. Fourth Discourse (Chapters xxxvi. and xxxvli.)
  8. The Theophany (chapters xxxviii-xlii. 6)
    1. First Divine Remonstrance (Chapters xxxviii. 1-xl. 5)
    2. Second Divine Remonstrance (Chapters xl. 6-xlii, 6)
  9. The Epilogue (Chapter xlii. 7-17)

Main image: Job and His Friends by Ilya Repin (1869). Source: Wikipedia.


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