Job 24: Experience contradicts the supposed law of exact
retribution. "Outline: (1) God's ways are clearly incomprehensible: v 1.  The
evil deeds of ruthless oppressors continue unchecked: vv 2-24.  Job's
challenge: Prove me wrong!: v 25.
"Thus injustices are manifested in life, but Job does not know
why. The question remains unanswered as the experiences of Job continue. Thus we
'behold the patience of Job.' Soon, we shall see the 'end of Yahweh', but
meanwhile, the trial continues that we might understand" (GEM).
SUCH DAYS: "Days" in court, for the redress of
Vv 10-12: The hungry work among the abundance of the
See LB 542,543.
Vv 18-25: The wicked are not excessively punished, but simply
die "as all others" (v 24).