Bible Notes

"Surely there is a vein for the silver, and a place for gold where they fine it" (Job 28:1)—The term translated "vein" means literally "a place of going forth, a source," and is often taken, in this context, to mean "a place whence silver comes, 'a mine' " (Brown, Driver, Briggs: Hebrew Lexicon, p. 425); while the second clause is more literally "a place for [the] gold they refine." Moffatt translates: "For silver there are mines, and places for refining gold;" and Smith: "Surely there is a mine for silver and a place where they refine gold."

"Brass is molten out of the stone" (Job 28:2)—The term rendered "brass" is more exactly "copper." "Brass," as the term is now employed in English, is, of course, an alloy, and not obtainable from ore.

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