Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Friends

Job 6:14
To him that is afflicted pity should be shown from his friend; even though he forsakes the fear of the Almighty.
Job 16:20
My friends scorn me: but my eye pours out tears unto God.
Job 19:19
All my close friends abhorred me: and they whom I loved have turned against me.
Job 42:7
And it was so, that after the LORD had spoken these words unto Job, the LORD said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My wrath is kindled against you, and against your two friends: for you have not spoken of me the thing that is right, as my servant Job has.
Proverbs 17:17
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
Proverbs 18:24
A man that has friends must show himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother.
Proverbs 27:10
Your own friend, and your father's friend, forsake not; neither go into your brother's house in the day of your calamity: for better is a neighbor that is near than a brother far off.

Temanite

Job 6:19
The caravans of Tema looked, the travelers of Sheba waited for them.
Job 15:1
Then answered Eliphaz the Temanite, and said,
Genesis 36:11
And the sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho, and Gatam, and Kenaz.
Jeremiah 49:7
Concerning Edom, thus says the LORD of hosts; Is wisdom no more in Teman? has counsel perished from the prudent? has their wisdom vanished?

Shuhite

Job 8:1
Then answered Bildad the Shuhite, and said,
Job 18:1
Then answered Bildad the Shuhite, and said,
Genesis 25:2
And she bore him Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah.
1 Chronicles 1:32
Now the sons of Keturah, Abraham's concubine: she bore Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. And the sons of Jokshan; Sheba, and Dedan.

To come

Job 42:11
Then came there unto him all his brethren, and all his sisters, and all they that had been of his acquaintance before, and did eat bread with him in his house: and they consoled him, and comforted him over all the trouble that the LORD had brought upon him: every man also gave him a piece of money, and everyone a ring of gold.
Genesis 37:35
And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted; and he said, I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him.
Isaiah 51:19
These two things have come unto you; who shall be sorry for you? desolation, and destruction, and the famine, and the sword: by whom shall I comfort you?
John 11:19
And many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.
Romans 12:15
Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.
1 Corinthians 12:26
And whether one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honored, all the members rejoice with it.
Hebrews 13:3
Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them who suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.