New American Standard Bible
Clothe me with skin and flesh, And knit me together with bones and sinews?
King James Bible
Thou hast clothed me with skin and flesh, and hast fenced me with bones and sinews.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast clothed me with skin and flesh, and knit me together with bones and sinews;
World English Bible
You have clothed me with skin and flesh, and knit me together with bones and sinews.
Young's Literal Translation
Skin and flesh Thou dost put on me, And with bones and sinews dost fence me.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thou hast clothed me with skin and flesh - This refers, undoubtedly, to the formation of man in his foetal existence, and is designed to denote that the whole organization of the human frame was to be traced to God. Grotius remarks that this is the order in which the infant is formed - that the skin appears first, then the flesh, then the harder parts of the frame. On this subject, the reader may consult Dunglison's Physiology, vol. ii. p. 340ff.
And hast fenced me - Margin, Hedged. Literally, Hast covered me. The sense is plain. God had formed him as he was, and to him he owed his life, and all that he had. Job asks with the deepest interest whether God would take down a frame formed in this manner, and reduce it again to dust? Would it not be more for his honor to preserve it still - at least to the common limit of human life?
LibraryWhether God Works in Every Agent?
Objection 1: It would seem that God does not work in every agent. For we must not attribute any insufficiency to God. If therefore God works in every agent, He works sufficiently in each one. Hence it would be superfluous for the created agent to work at all. Objection 2: Further, the same work cannot proceed at the same time from two sources; as neither can one and the same movement belong to two movable things. Therefore if the creature's operation is from God operating in the creature, it cannot …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
That a Man Ought not to Reckon Himself Worthy of Consolation, but More Worthy of Chastisement
'Did You not pour me out like milk And curdle me like cheese;
'You have granted me life and lovingkindness; And Your care has preserved my spirit.
For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother's womb.
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