Job 16:10
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New American Standard Bible
"They have gaped at me with their mouth, They have slapped me on the cheek with contempt; They have massed themselves against me.

King James Bible
They have gaped upon me with their mouth; they have smitten me upon the cheek reproachfully; they have gathered themselves together against me.

Darby Bible Translation
They gape upon me with their mouth; they smite my cheeks reproachfully; they range themselves together against me.

World English Bible
They have gaped on me with their mouth. They have struck me on the cheek reproachfully. They gather themselves together against me.

Young's Literal Translation
They have gaped on me with their mouth, In reproach they have smitten my cheeks, Together against me they set themselves.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

They have gaped upon me - Changing the form from the singular to the plural, and including "all" his pretended friends. Such a change in the number is not uncommon. His mind seems to have passed from the particular instance which he was contemplating, to "all" his friends, and he suddenly felt that "all" had treated him alike. The meaning is, that, like wild beasts, they open their mouth to devour me.

They have gathered themselves together - They have entered into a conspiracy, and have "agreed" to oppose me. They are united in this thing, and all feel and act alike.

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Library
The Work of Jesus Christ as an Advocate,
CLEARLY EXPLAINED, AND LARGELY IMPROVED, FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL BELIEVERS. 1 John 2:1--"And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous." By JOHN BUNYAN, Author of "The Pilgrim's Progress." London: Printed for Dorman Newman, at the King's Arms, in the Poultry, 1689. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR. This is one of the most interesting of Bunyan's treatises, to edit which required the Bible at my right hand, and a law dictionary on my left. It was very frequently republished;
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Job
The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Acts 23:2
The high priest Ananias commanded those standing beside him to strike him on the mouth.

Job 16:11
"God hands me over to ruffians And tosses me into the hands of the wicked.

Job 30:12
"On the right hand their brood arises; They thrust aside my feet and build up against me their ways of destruction.

Psalm 3:7
Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God! For You have smitten all my enemies on the cheek; You have shattered the teeth of the wicked.

Psalm 22:13
They open wide their mouth at me, As a ravening and a roaring lion.

Psalm 35:15
But at my stumbling they rejoiced and gathered themselves together; The smiters whom I did not know gathered together against me, They slandered me without ceasing.

Psalm 35:21
They opened their mouth wide against me; They said, "Aha, aha, our eyes have seen it!"

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