Job 32:19

Hebrew Bible

17 I too will answer my part; I too will explain what I know. 18 For I am full of words, and the spirit within me constrains me. 19 Inside I am like wine that has no outlet, like new wineskins ready to burst! 20 I will speak, so that I may find relief; I will open my lips, so that I may answer. 21 I will not show partiality to any person, nor will I confer a title on anyone.

Mark 2:22

New Testament

20 But the days are coming when the bridegroom will be taken from them, and at that time they will fast. 21 No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; otherwise, the patch pulls away from it, the new from the old, and the tear becomes worse. 22 And no one pours new wine into old wineskins; otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and both the wine and the skins will be destroyed. Instead new wine is poured into new wineskins. 23 Jesus was going through the grain fields on a Sabbath, and his disciples began to pick some heads of wheat as they made their way. 24 So the Pharisees said to him, “Look, why are they doing what is against the law on the Sabbath?”

 Notes and References

"... Jesus’ metaphorical saying about new wine bursting old wineskins (Mark 2:22) coheres with Job 32:19: ‘My heart is like wine that has no vent; like new wineskins, it is ready to burst.’ The Job Targum parallels it even more closely: ‘My belly is like new wine’ (Targum Job 32:19, with the distinctive element of the Targum emphasized) ..."

Evans, Craig A Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus (p. 619) Routledge, 2008

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