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Hebrew Bible, Job, 32.8-32.10


nanTherefore I say: ‘Hearken to me; I also will declare mine opinion.’


אָכֵן רוּחַ־הִיא בֶאֱנוֹשׁ וְנִשְׁמַת שַׁדַּי תְּבִינֵם׃But it is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty, that giveth them understanding.


לֹא־רַבִּים יֶחְכָּמוּ וּזְקֵנִים יָבִינוּ מִשְׁפָּט׃It is not the great that are wise, Nor the aged that discern judgment.


Intertexts (texts cited often on the same page as the searched text):

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1. Hebrew Bible, Genesis, 3.19 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

3.19. בְּזֵעַת אַפֶּיךָ תֹּאכַל לֶחֶם עַד שׁוּבְךָ אֶל־הָאֲדָמָה כִּי מִמֶּנָּה לֻקָּחְתָּ כִּי־עָפָר אַתָּה וְאֶל־עָפָר תָּשׁוּב׃ 3.19. In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken; for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.’"
2. Hebrew Bible, Job, 28.28, 32.8-32.9, 32.18-32.20, 34.14-34.15, 36.3 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)

28.28. וַיֹּאמֶר לָאָדָם הֵן יִרְאַת אֲדֹנָי הִיא חָכְמָה וְסוּר מֵרָע בִּינָה׃ 32.8. אָכֵן רוּחַ־הִיא בֶאֱנוֹשׁ וְנִשְׁמַת שַׁדַּי תְּבִינֵם׃ 32.9. לֹא־רַבִּים יֶחְכָּמוּ וּזְקֵנִים יָבִינוּ מִשְׁפָּט׃ 32.18. כִּי מָלֵתִי מִלִּים הֱצִיקַתְנִי רוּחַ בִּטְנִי׃ 32.19. הִנֵּה־בִטְנִי כְּיַיִן לֹא־יִפָּתֵחַ כְּאֹבוֹת חֲדָשִׁים יִבָּקֵעַ׃ 34.14. אִם־יָשִׂים אֵלָיו לִבּוֹ רוּחוֹ וְנִשְׁמָתוֹ אֵלָיו יֶאֱסֹף׃ 34.15. יִגְוַע כָּל־בָּשָׂר יָחַד וְאָדָם עַל־עָפָר יָשׁוּב׃ 36.3. אֶשָּׂא דֵעִי לְמֵרָחוֹק וּלְפֹעֲלִי אֶתֵּן־צֶדֶק׃ 36.3. הֵן־פָּרַשׂ עָלָיו אוֹרוֹ וְשָׁרְשֵׁי הַיָּם כִּסָּה׃ 28.28. And unto man He said: ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.’" 32.8. But it is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty, that giveth them understanding." 32.9. It is not the great that are wise, Nor the aged that discern judgment." 32.18. For I am full of words; The spirit within me constraineth me." 32.19. Behold, mine inwards are as wine which hath no vent; Like new wine-skins which are ready to burst." 32.20. I will speak, that I may find relief; I will open my lips and answer." 34.14. If He set His heart upon man, If He gather unto Himself his spirit and his breath;" 34.15. All flesh shall perish together, And man shall return unto dust." 36.3. I will fetch my knowledge from afar, And will ascribe righteousness to my Maker."
3. Hebrew Bible, Psalms, 146 (9th cent. BCE - 3rd cent. BCE)



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
adam/adam, and dust Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
ash(es) Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
balla, ibolya Allen and Doedens, Turmoil, Trauma and Tenacity in Early Jewish Literature (2022) 99
christian, conception of the spirit Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
collins, john j. Allen and Doedens, Turmoil, Trauma and Tenacity in Early Jewish Literature (2022) 99
creation, story of Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
death Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
dust Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
earth Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
elihu Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
flesh Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
flood, story of the Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
god, act/activity, mighty/ powerful of Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
god, creating/creativity of Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
god, promise of Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
god, taking away/hiddenness of Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
ground Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
hoffmann, yair Allen and Doedens, Turmoil, Trauma and Tenacity in Early Jewish Literature (2022) 99
human/humankind Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
inspiration Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
irenaeus Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
job, book of, elihu Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 98
job, book of, friends Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 98
job, book of Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 98
knowledge Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 98
life, concept of Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
paul (saul) Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
spirit, characterizations as, and the shadow of death Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
spirit, characterizations as, breath (life itself) Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
spirit, characterizations as, superadditum Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
spirit, effects of, life itself Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
spirit, effects of, wisdom Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
spirit, withdrawal of Levison, Filled with the Spirit (2009) 19
tenacity Allen and Doedens, Turmoil, Trauma and Tenacity in Early Jewish Literature (2022) 99
tobit Allen and Doedens, Turmoil, Trauma and Tenacity in Early Jewish Literature (2022) 99
trauma Allen and Doedens, Turmoil, Trauma and Tenacity in Early Jewish Literature (2022) 99
tummah' Legaspi, Wisdom in Classical and Biblical Tradition (2018) 98