- God brings before Job two powerful wild creatures – the hippopotamus (40:15-24) and the crocodile (41:1-34). What does God intend that Job should learn from these animals?
What questions does he ask job?
- Job has been given no explanation of his sufferings.
What brought him to the deep humbling and self-abasement described in 42:1-6?
Note. ‘The point in these descriptions is the prodigality of Created Migh’ (H. R. Minn).