New Defender's Study Bible Notes
38:22 treasures of the snow. Snow is considered white gold in desert regions, replenishing their annual water supply. Apparently, snow and hail are yet to provide some unknown, but great, contribution to the battles of future days (Job 38:23). Indeed, hail was significant in Joshua’s battle with the Amorites (Joshua 10:11) and will be in the future tribulation (Revelation 16:21). Snow contributed to Napoleon’s defeat in Russia.