Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Now when Job's three friends heard of all this evil that was come upon him, they came every one from his own place; Eliphaz the Temanite, and Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite: for they had made an appointment together to come to mourn with him and to comfort him.

Bible References


Job 6:14
He whose heart is shut against his friend has given up the fear of the Ruler of all.
Job 16:20
My friends make sport of me; to God my eyes are weeping,
Job 19:19
All the men of my circle keep away from me; and those dear to me are turned against me.
Job 42:7
And it came about, after he had said these words to Job, that the Lord said to Eliphaz the Temanite, I am very angry with you and your two friends, because you have not said what is right about me, as my servant Job has.
Proverbs 17:17
A friend is loving at all times, and becomes a brother in times of trouble.
Proverbs 18:24
There are friends who may be a man's destruction, but there is a lover who keeps nearer than a brother.
Proverbs 27:10
Do not give up your friend and your father's friend; and do not go into your brother's house in the day of your trouble: better is a neighbour who is near than a brother far off.


Job 6:19
The camel-trains of Tema were searching with care, the bands of Sheba were waiting for them:
Job 15:1
And Eliphaz the Temanite made answer and said,
Genesis 36:11
The sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, and Kenaz.
Jeremiah 49:7
About Edom. This is what the Lord of armies has said. Is there no more wisdom in Teman? have wise suggestions come to an end among men of good sense? has their wisdom completely gone?


Job 8:1
Then Bildad the Shuhite made answer and said,
Job 18:1
Then Bildad the Shuhite made answer and said,
Genesis 25:2
She became the mother of Zimran and Jokshan and Medan and Midian and Ishbak and Shuah.
1 Chronicles 1:32
And the sons of Keturah, Abraham's servant-wife: she was the mother of Zimran and Jokshan and Medan and Midian and Ishbak and Shuah. And the sons of Jokshan: Sheba and Dedan.

To come

Job 42:11
And all his brothers and sisters, and his friends of earlier days, came and took food with him in his house; and made clear their grief for him, and gave him comfort for all the evil which the Lord had sent on him; and they all gave him a bit of money and a gold ring.
Genesis 37:35
And all his sons and all his daughters came to give him comfort, but he would not be comforted, saying with weeping, I will go down to the underworld to my son. So great was his father's sorrow for him.
Isaiah 51:19
These two things have come on you; who will be weeping for you? wasting and destruction; death from need of food, and from the sword; how may you be comforted?
John 11:19
And a number of Jews had come to Martha and Mary to give them comfort about their brother.
Romans 12:15
Take part in the joy of those who are glad, and in the grief of those who are sorrowing.
1 Corinthians 12:26
And if there is pain in one part of the body, all the parts will be feeling it; or if one part is honoured, all the parts will be glad.
Hebrews 13:3
Keep in mind those who are in chains, as if you were chained with them, and those who are in trouble, as being yourselves in the body.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain