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
"To him who is ready to faint, kindness should be shown from his friend; even to him who forsakes the fear of Shaddai.
Job 16:20
My friends scoff at me. My eyes pour out tears to God,
Job 19:19
All my familiar friends abhor me. They whom I loved have turned against me.
Job 42:7
It was so, that after the LORD had spoken these words to 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 of many companions may be ruined, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
Proverbs 27:10
Do not forsake your friend and your father's friend. Do not go to your brother's house in the day of your disaster: better is a neighbor who is near than a distant brother.


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


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

To come

Job 42:11
Then came there to him all his brothers, and all his sisters, and all those who had been of his acquaintance before, and ate bread with him in his house. They comforted him, and consoled him concerning all the evil that the LORD had brought on him. Everyone also gave him a piece of money, and everyone a ring of gold.
Genesis 37:35
All his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. He said, "For I will go down to Sheol to my son mourning." His father wept for him.
Isaiah 51:19
These two things have happened to you. Who will bemoan you? Desolation and destruction, and the famine and the sword; how shall I comfort you?
John 11:19
Many of the Jewish people had come to Martha and Mary, to console them concerning their brother.
Romans 12:15
Rejoice with those who rejoice. Weep with those who weep.
1 Corinthians 12:26
When one member suffers, all the members suffer with it. Or when one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it.
Hebrews 13:3
Remember those who are in bonds, as bound with them; and those who are ill-treated, since you are also in the body.