Job 10:9
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New International Version
Remember that you molded me like clay. Will you now turn me to dust again?

King James Bible
Remember, I beseech thee, that thou hast made me as the clay; and wilt thou bring me into dust again?

Darby Bible Translation
Remember, I beseech thee, that thou hast made me as clay, and wilt bring me into dust again.

World English Bible
Remember, I beg you, that you have fashioned me as clay. Will you bring me into dust again?

Young's Literal Translation
Remember, I pray Thee, That as clay Thou hast made me, And unto dust Thou dost bring me back.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thou hast made me as the clay - Thou hast fashioned me, according to thy own mind, out of a mass of clay: after so much skill and pains expended, men might naturally suppose they were to have a permanent being; but thou hast decreed to turn them into dust!

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Remember

Job 7:7 O remember that my life is wind: my eye shall no more see good.

Psalm 25:6,7,18 Remember, O LORD, your tender mercies and your loving kindnesses; for they have been ever of old...

Psalm 89:47 Remember how short my time is: why have you made all men in vain?

Psalm 106:4 Remember me, O LORD, with the favor that you bore to your people: O visit me with your salvation;

thou hast

Genesis 2:7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

Genesis 3:19 In the sweat of your face shall you eat bread, till you return to the ground; for out of it were you taken: for dust you are...

Isaiah 45:9 Woe to him that strives with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth...

Isaiah 64:8 But now, O LORD, you are our father; we are the clay, and you our potter; and we all are the work of your hand.

Jeremiah 18:6 O house of Israel, cannot I do with you as this potter? said the LORD. Behold, as the clay is in the potter's hand...

into dust again

Job 17:14 I have said to corruption, You are my father: to the worm, You are my mother, and my sister.

Psalm 22:15 My strength is dried up like a potsherd; and my tongue sticks to my jaws; and you have brought me into the dust of death.

Psalm 90:3 You turn man to destruction; and say, Return, you children of men.

Ecclesiastes 12:7 Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return to God who gave it.

Romans 9:21 Has not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel to honor, and another to dishonor?

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The Sweet Uses of Adversity
Now, I propose to address myself to the two classes of persons who are making use of this question. First, I shall speak to the tried saint; and then I shall speak to the seeking sinner, who has been seeking peace and pardon through Christ, but who has not as yet found it, but, on the contrary, has been buffeted by the law, and driven away from the mercy-seat in despair. I. First, then, to THE CHILD OF GOD. I have--I know I have--in this great assembly, some who have come to Job's position. They
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859

Whether the Damned are in Material Darkness?
Objection 1: It would seem that the damned are not in material darkness. For commenting on Job 10:22, "But everlasting horror dwelleth," Gregory says (Moral. ix): "Although that fire will give no light for comfort, yet, that it may torment the more it does give light for a purpose, for by the light of its flame the wicked will see their followers whom they have drawn thither from the world." Therefore the darkness there is not material. Objection 2: Further, the damned see their own punishment, for
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
The sixth case, that we shall speak a little to, is a deadness, occasioned by the Lord's hiding of himself, who is their life, and "the fountain of life," Ps. xxxvi. 9, and "whose loving-kindness is better than life," Ps. lxiii. 3, and "in whose favour is their life," Ps. xxx. 5. A case, which the frequent complaints of the saints manifest to be rife enough, concerning which we shall, 1. Shew some of the consequences of the Lord's hiding his face, whereby the soul's case will appear. 2. Shew the
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

The Beginning of Justification. In what Sense Progressive.
1. Men either idolatrous, profane, hypocritical, or regenerate. 1. Idolaters void of righteousness, full of unrighteousness, and hence in the sight of God altogether wretched and undone. 2. Still a great difference in the characters of men. This difference manifested. 1. In the gifts of God. 2. In the distinction between honorable and base. 3. In the blessings of he present life. 3. All human virtue, how praiseworthy soever it may appear, is corrupted. 1. By impurity of heart. 2. By the absence of
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion

Cross References
2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.

Job 4:19
how much more those who live in houses of clay, whose foundations are in the dust, who are crushed more readily than a moth!

Job 7:21
Why do you not pardon my offenses and forgive my sins? For I will soon lie down in the dust; you will search for me, but I will be no more."

Job 10:10
Did you not pour me out like milk and curdle me like cheese,

Job 33:6
I am the same as you in God's sight; I too am a piece of clay.

Job 34:15
all humanity would perish together and mankind would return to the dust.

Psalm 78:39
He remembered that they were but flesh, a passing breeze that does not return.

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