Metaphysical Bible Interpretation of Job Chapter 17
Metaphysically Interpreting Job 17:13-16
17:13If I look for Sheol as my house; If I have spread my couch in the darkness; 17:14If I have said to corruption, Thou art my father; To the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister; 17:15Where then is my hope? And as for my hope, who shall see it? 17:16It shall go down to the bars of Sheol, When once there is rest in the dust.
July 14, 1940: Job 17:13-16
What virtue, if any, is found in self-abasement? None at all. When man says "to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister," his hope is gone, for it is buried with him in oblivion.
Transcribed by Tom Schulte on 9-12-2013