Job 36:15
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New Living Translation
But by means of their suffering, he rescues those who suffer. For he gets their attention through adversity.

King James Bible
He delivereth the poor in his affliction, and openeth their ears in oppression.

Darby Bible Translation
But he delivereth the afflicted in his affliction, and openeth their ear in their oppression.

World English Bible
He delivers the afflicted by their affliction, and opens their ear in oppression.

Young's Literal Translation
He draweth out the afflicted in his affliction, And uncovereth in oppression their ear.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

36:15 Openeth - Causeth them to hear, and understand, and do, the will of God.

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Whether Hypocrisy is the Same as Dissimulation?
Objection 1: It seems that hypocrisy is not the same as dissimulation. For dissimulation consists in lying by deeds. But there may be hypocrisy in showing outwardly what one does inwardly, according to Mat. 6:2, "When thou dost an alms-deed sound not a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do." Therefore hypocrisy is not the same as dissimulation. Objection 2: Further, Gregory says (Moral. xxxi, 7): "Some there are who wear the habit of holiness, yet are unable to attain the merit of perfection.
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

The Great Teacher
Teaching was the great business of the life of Christ during the days of his public ministry. He was sent to teach and to preach. The speaker in the book of Job was thinking of this Great Teacher when he asked--"Who teacheth like him?" Job xxxvi: 22. And it was he who was in the Psalmist's mind when he spoke of the "good, and upright Lord" who would teach sinners, if they were meek, how to walk in his ways. Ps. xxv: 8-9. And he is the Redeemer, of whom the prophet Isaiah was telling when he said--He
Richard Newton—The Life of Jesus Christ for the Young

"That which was from the Beginning,"
1 John i. 1.--"That which was from the beginning," &c. Things are commended sometimes, because they are ancient, especially doctrines in religion, because truth is before error, and falsehood is but an aberration from truth and therefore there is so much plea and contention among men, about antiquity, as if it were the sufficient rule of verity. But the abuse is, that men go not far enough backward in the steps of antiquity, that is, to the most ancient rule, and profession, and practice of truth
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Whether Hypocrisy is Always a Mortal Sin?
Objection 1: It seems that hypocrisy is always a mortal sin. For Jerome says on Is. 16:14: "Of the two evils it is less to sin openly than to simulate holiness": and a gloss on Job 1:21 [*St. Augustine on Ps. 63:7], "As it hath pleased the Lord," etc., says that "pretended justice is no justice, but a twofold sin": and again a gloss on Lam. 4:6, "The iniquity . . . of my people is made greater than the sin of Sodom," says: "He deplores the sins of the soul that falls into hypocrisy, which is a greater
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Cross References
Job 5:15
He rescues the poor from the cutting words of the strong, and rescues them from the clutches of the powerful.

Job 5:17
"But consider the joy of those corrected by God! Do not despise the discipline of the Almighty when you sin.

Job 15:11
"Is God's comfort too little for you? Is his gentle word not enough?

Job 33:16
He whispers in their ears and terrifies them with warnings.

Job 36:8
If they are bound in chains and caught up in a web of trouble,

Job 36:10
He gets their attention and commands that they turn from evil.

Job 36:21
Be on guard! Turn back from evil, for God sent this suffering to keep you from a life of evil.

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