Job in the Bible

Meaning: he that weeps or cries

Exact Match

And the sons of Issachar; Tola, and Phuvah, and Job, and Shimron.

Do the job the Lord your God has assigned you by following his instructions and obeying his rules, commandments, regulations, and laws as written in the law of Moses. Then you will succeed in all you do and seek to accomplish,

After this happened, Jeroboam still did not change his evil ways; he continued to appoint common people as priests at the high places. Anyone who wanted the job he consecrated as a priest.

Their job was to help Aaron's descendants in the service of the Lord's temple. They were to take care of the courtyards, the rooms, ceremonial purification of all holy items, and other jobs related to the service of God's temple.

These men also supervised the heavy lift workers and supervised all the workmen from job to job, while some of the descendants of Levi served as scribes, officials, and gatekeepers.

If it pleases the king, let a [decree] be issued to destroy them, and I will pay ten thousand talents of silver to those who do the job, to bring to the treasury of the king."

And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all: for Job said, It may be that my sons have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.

And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil?

“Very well,” the Lord told Satan, “everything he owns is in your power. However, you must not lay a hand on Job himself.” So Satan left the Lord’s presence.

Now there was a day when Job’s sons and daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother’s house,

And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? and still he holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.

Then Job took a piece of broken pottery to scrape himself while he sat among the ashes.

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.

And lifting up their eyes when they were still far off, it did not seem that the man they saw was Job because of the change in him. And they gave way to bitter weeping, with signs of grief, and put dust on their heads.

So they sat down on the ground with Job for seven days and seven nights and no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his pain was very great.


“How long will you say these things?
And will the words of your mouth be a mighty wind?


“He will yet fill your mouth with laughter
And your lips with joyful shouting [if you are found blameless].

[Job continued:] “Behold, my eye has seen all this,
My ear has heard and understood it.

Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered [Job] and said,


“For you say, ‘Where is the house of the noble man?
And where is the tent, the dwelling place of the wicked?’

Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered and said,


“But the land is possessed by the man with power,
And the favored and honorable man dwells in it.

Haven’t the members of my household said,
“Who is there who has not had enough to eat at Job’s table?”

I would make clear the number of my steps, I would put it before him like a prince! The words of Job are ended.

Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and cockle instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.

Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram: against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.

But when he saw that the three men could not answer Job, he became angry.


“Therefore I say, ‘Listen to me;
I also will give you my opinion [about Job’s situation] and tell you plainly what I think.’

Yea, I attended unto you, and, behold, there was none of you that convinced Job, or that answered his words:


“Beware if you say,
‘We have found wisdom;
God thrusts Job down [justly], not man [for God alone is dealing with him].’


“Now Job has not directed his words against me [therefore I have no reason to be offended],
Nor will I answer him with arguments like yours. [I speak for truth, not for revenge.]


“They (Job’s friends) are dismayed and embarrassed, they no longer answer;
The words have moved away and failed them,” [says Elihu].


“For God speaks once,
And even twice, yet no one notices it [including you, Job].

"If there's a messenger appointed to mediate for Job one out of a thousand to represent the man's integrity on his behalf,

Yes, Job, his eyes constantly watch the behavior of human beings; he carefully observes their every step.

My desire is that Job may be tried unto the end because of his answers for wicked men.

Elihu continued speaking [to Job] and said,

But now, because he hath not visited in his anger, doth not Job know his great arrogancy?


“But you [Job] were full of judgment on the wicked,
Judgment and justice take hold of you.


“Tell us [Job] what words [of man] shall we say to such a Being;
We cannot state our case because of darkness [that is, our ignorance in the presence of the unsearchable God].


“Can you [Job] hunt the prey for the lion,
Or satisfy the appetite of the young lions

“Do you know the time when the wild goats of the rock give birth [to their young]?
Do you observe the calving of the deer?


“Will you have faith and depend on him to return your grain
And gather it from your threshing floor?


“Have you [Job] made him leap like a locust?
The majesty of his snorting [nostrils] is terrible.


“Is it by your understanding that the hawk soars,
Stretching his wings toward the south [as winter approaches]?


Look at everyone who is proud, and humble him,
And [if you are so able] tread down the wicked where they stand.


“[If you can do all this, Job, proving your divine power] then I [God] will also praise you and acknowledge
That your own right hand can save you.


“He looks on everything that is high [without terror];
He is monarch over all the sons of pride. [And now, Job, who are you who does not dare to disturb the beast, yet who dares resist Me, the beast’s creator? Everything under the heavens is Mine; therefore, who can have a claim against God?]”

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 thee, and against thy two friends: for ye have not spoken of me the thing that is right, as my servant Job hath.

Therefore take unto you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you: for him will I accept: lest I deal with you after your folly, in that ye have not spoken of me the thing which is right, like my servant Job.

So Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite went, and did according as the LORD commanded them: the LORD also accepted Job.

So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses.

After this lived Job an hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, even four generations.

Though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, saith the Lord GOD.

Though Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, as I live, saith the Lord GOD, they shall deliver neither son nor daughter; they shall but deliver their own souls by their righteousness.

It is like a man who left his house on a trip to another country. [Before leaving] he put his servants in charge of his affairs, giving each one a [particular] job to do, then he ordered the gatekeeper to stay alert [i.e., while he was gone].

That servant will be happy when his master returns to find him doing [his job] well.

Then the property manager said to himself, What am I going to do since my master is taking away my job? I am not strong enough to dig [i.e., as a farm laborer], and I am too ashamed to beg.

I know what I'll do so that people will welcome me into their homes when I'm dismissed from my job.'

For this world's "wisdom" is foolishness to God. For it is written [Job 5:13], "He [i.e., God] catches wise people in their cleverness."

Thematic Bible



My soul is weary of my life. I will give free reign to my complaint. I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

For my life is spent with sorrow, and my years with sighing. My strength fails because of my iniquity, and my bones are wasted away.


And he said, Naked I came out of my mother's womb, and naked I shall return there. LORD gave, and LORD has taken away, blessed be the name of LORD.


For when the ear heard [me], then it blessed me, and when the eye saw [me], it gave witness to me. Because I delivered the poor who cried, also the fatherless who had none to help him. The blessing of him who was ready to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. read more.
I put on righteousness, and it clothed me. My justice was as a robe and a diadem. I was eyes to the blind, and I was feet to the lame. I was a father to the needy, and I searched out the case of him whom I did not know. And I broke the jaws of the unrighteous, and plucked the prey out of his teeth.

If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail, or have eaten my morsel alone, and the fatherless has not eaten of it (no, from my youth he grew up with me as with a father, and her I have guided from my mother's womb); read more.
if I have seen any perish for lack of clothing, or that the needy had no covering; if his loins have not blessed me, and if he has not been warmed with the fleece of my sheep; if I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, because I saw my help in the gate, then let my shoulder fall from the shoulder-blade, and my arm be broken from the bone. For calamity from God is a terror to me, and I can do nothing because of his majesty.


as I was in the ripeness of my days, when the friendship of God was upon my tent,


The blessing of him who was ready to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.


Did I not weep for him who was in trouble? Was not my soul grieved for the needy?


Therefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.

Come, and let us return to LORD, for he has torn, and he will heal us. He has smitten, and he will bind us up.

For I will declare my iniquity. I will be sorry for my sin.

Then Job answered LORD, and said,



My soul is weary of my life. I will give free reign to my complaint. I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

O that thou would hide me in Sheol, that thou would keep me secret, until thy wrath be past, that thou would appoint for me a set time, and remember me!

O that I might have my request, and that God would grant [me] the thing that I long for! Even that it would please God to crush me, that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off! And be it still my consolation, yea, let me exult (in pain that does not spare), that I have not denied the words of the Holy One. read more.
What is my strength that I should wait? And what is my end that I should be patient?

Is there not a warfare to man upon earth? And are not his days like the days of a hireling? As a servant who earnestly desires the shadow, and as a hireling who looks for his wages, so I am made to possess months of misery, and wearisome nights are appointed to me.

so that my soul chooses strangling and death rather than [these] my bones. I loathe [my life]. I would not live always. Let me alone, for my days are vanity.


And LORD said to Satan, Have thou considered my servant Job? For there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although thou m

My foot has held fast to his steps. I have kept his way, and not turned aside. I have not gone back from the commandment of his lips, I have treasured up the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.


My soul is weary of my life. I will give free reign to my complaint. I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

For my life is spent with sorrow, and my years with sighing. My strength fails because of my iniquity, and my bones are wasted away.


But as for me I know that my Redeemer lives, and at last he will stand up upon the earth.


But as for me I know that my Redeemer lives, and at last he will stand up upon the earth.


And it was so, when the days of their feasting were completed, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt-offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, It may be that my so



And it was so, when the days of their feasting were completed, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt-offerings according to the number of them all. For Job said, It may be that my so

though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they would deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, says lord LORD.

And LORD said to Satan, Have thou considered my servant Job? For there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although thou m

And LORD said to Satan, Have thou considered my servant Job? For there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil.

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man was perfect and upright, and one who feared God, and turned away from evil.

though Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, as I live, says lord LORD, they would deliver neither son nor daughter, they would but deliver their own souls by their righteousness.


But he said to her, Thou speak as one of the foolish women speaks. What? Shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Behold, we regard those who endured, blessed. Ye have heard of the fortitude of Job, and have seen the outcome of Lord, that he is very compassionate and merciful.

Then Job arose, and tore his robe, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground, and worshipped. And he said, Naked I came out of my mother's womb, and naked I shall return there. LORD gave, and LORD has taken away, blessed be the name of LORD. In all this Job did not sin, nor foolishly accuse God.


Then there came 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. And they bemoaned him, and comforted him concerning all the evil that LORD ha

He had also seven sons and three daughters.


So Satan went forth from the presence of LORD, and smote Job with severe boils from the sole of his foot to his crown. And he took a potsherd for him to scrape himself with it, and he sat among the ashes. Then his wife said to him, Do thou still hold fast thine integrity? Renounce God, and die. read more.
But he said to her, Thou speak as one of the foolish women speaks. What? Shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

And it fell on a day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house, that there came a messenger to Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the donkeys feeding beside them, and the Sabeans fell [upon them], and took them away. Yea, they have slain the servants with the edge of the sword, and only I alone have escaped to tell thee. read more.
While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The fire of God fell from heaven, and has burned up the sheep and the servants, and consumed them, and only I alone have escaped to tell thee. While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The Chaldeans made three bands, and fell upon the camels, and have taken them away, yea, and slain the servants with the edge of the sword, and only I alone have escaped While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, Thy sons and thy daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house. And, behold, there came a great wind from the wilderness, and smote the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young men, and they are dead, and only I alone have escaped to tell thee.



Then Job answered LORD, and said, I know that thou can do all things, and that no purpose of thine can be restrained. Who is this who hides counsel without knowledge? Therefore I have uttered that which I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know. read more.
Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak, I will ask of thee, and declare thou to me. I had heard of thee by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees thee. Therefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.



And LORD turned [back] the captivity of Job when he prayed for his friends. And LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before. Then there came 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. And they bemoaned him, and comforted him concerning all the evil that LORD ha So LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning. And he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she-donkeys. read more.
He had also seven sons and three daughters. And he called the name of the first, Jemimah, and the name of the second, Keziah, and the name of the third, Keren-happuch. And in all the land were no women found so fair as the daughters of Job. And their father gave them inheritance among their brothers. And after this Job lived a hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, [even] four generations.


And after this Job lived a hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, [even] four generations. So Job died, being old and full of days.


Now when Job's three friends heard of all this evil that came upon him, they came each one from his own place--Eliphaz the Temanite, and Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite--and they made an appointment together to come t And when they lifted up their eyes afar off, and did not recognize him, they lifted up their voice, and wept. And each one tore his robe, and sprinkled dust upon their heads toward heaven. So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights. And none spoke a word to him, for they saw that his grief was very great.


Then Job answered, and said, How long will ye vex my soul, and break me in pieces with words? These ten times ye have reproached me. Ye are not ashamed that ye deal hardly with me. read more.
And be it indeed that I have erred, my error remains with myself. If indeed ye will magnify yourselves against me, and plead against me my reproach, know now that God has subverted me, and has encompassed me with his net. Behold, I cry out of wrong, but I am not heard. I cry for help, but there is no justice. He has walled up my way that I cannot pass, and has set darkness in my paths. He has stripped me of my glory, and taken the crown from my head. He has broken me down on every side, and I am gone. And he has plucked up my hope like a tree. He has also kindled his wrath against me. And he considers me to him as his adversaries. His troops come on together, and cast up their way against me, and encamp round about my tent. He has put my brothers far from me, and my acquaintances are wholly estranged from me. My kinsfolk have failed, and my familiar friends have forgotten me. Those who dwell in my house, and my maids, reckon me for a stranger; I am an alien in their sight. I call to my servant, and he gives me no answer. I entreat him with my mouth. My breath is strange to my wife, and my supplication to the sons of my own mother. Even young children despise me. If I arise, they speak against me. All my familiar friends abhor me, and those whom I loved are turned against me. My bone cleaves to my skin and to my flesh, and I have escaped with the skin of my teeth. Have pity upon me, have pity upon me, O ye my friends, for the hand of God has touched me. Why do ye persecute me as God, and are not satisfied with my flesh? O that my words were now written! O that they were inscribed in a book, that they were engraved in the rock forever with an iron pen and lead! But as for me I know that my Redeemer lives, and at last he will stand up upon the earth. And after my skin, this [body], is destroyed, then outside my flesh I shall see God, whom I, even I, shall see on my side, and my eyes shall behold, and not as a stranger. My heart is consumed within me.


And it fell on a day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house, that there came a messenger to Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the donkeys feeding beside them, and the Sabeans fell [upon them], and took them away. Yea, they have slain the servants with the edge of the sword, and only I alone have escaped to tell thee. read more.
While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The fire of God fell from heaven, and has burned up the sheep and the servants, and consumed them, and only I alone have escaped to tell thee. While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, The Chaldeans made three bands, and fell upon the camels, and have taken them away, yea, and slain the servants with the edge of the sword, and only I alone have escaped


But now those who are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I disdained to set with the dogs of my flock. Yea, the strength of their hands, to what should it profit me? Men in whom ripe age is perished. They are gaunt with want and famine. They gnaw the dry ground in the gloom of waste and desolation. read more.
They pluck mallows by the bushes, and the roots of the juniper are their food. They are driven forth from the midst [of men]. They cry out after them as after a thief, so that they dwell in frightful valleys, in holes of the earth and of the rocks. Among the bushes they bray, under the nettles they are gathered together. [They are] sons of fools, yea, sons of base men. They were scourged out of the land. And now I have become their song, Yea, I am a byword to them. They abhor me. They stand aloof from me, and do not spare to spit in my face.


While he was yet speaking, there came also another, and said, Thy sons and thy daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house. And, behold, there came a great wind from the wilderness, and smote the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young men, and they are dead, and only I alone have escaped to tell thee.


Then Job answered, and said, I have heard many such things. Miserable comforters are ye all. Shall vain words have an end? Or what provokes thee that thou answer?


Behold, we regard those who endured, blessed. Ye have heard of the fortitude of Job, and have seen the outcome of Lord, that he is very compassionate and merciful.


And LORD turned [back] the captivity of Job when he prayed for his friends. And LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.


So Satan went forth from the presence of LORD, and smote Job with severe boils from the sole of his foot to his crown. And he took a potsherd for him to scrape himself with it, and he sat among the ashes. Then his wife said to him, Do thou still hold fast thine integrity? Renounce God, and die.


His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she-donkeys, and a very great household, so that this man was the greatest of all the sons of the east.


There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man was perfect and upright, and one who feared God, and turned away from evil.


I was eyes to the blind, and I was feet to the lame. I was a father to the needy, and I searched out the case of him whom I did not know.


Is there not a warfare to man upon earth? And are not his days like the days of a hireling? As a servant who earnestly desires the shadow, and as a hireling who looks for his wages, so I am made to possess months of misery, and wearisome nights are appointed to me.

Why then have thou brought me forth out of the womb? I would have given up the spirit, and no eye had seen me. I should have been as though I had not been. I should have been carried from the womb to the grave. Are not my days few? Cease then, and let me alone, that I may take comfort a little


I was a father to the needy, and I searched out the case of him whom I did not know.


If I have despised the case of my man-servant or of my maid-servant when they contended with me, what then shall I do when God rises up? And when he visits, what shall I answer him? Did not he who made me in the womb make him? And did not one fashion us in the womb?


Behold, we regard those who endured, blessed. Ye have heard of the fortitude of Job, and have seen the outcome of Lord, that he is very compassionate and merciful.



And LORD said to Satan, Have thou considered my servant Job? For there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil.


And he said, Naked I came out of my mother's womb, and naked I shall return there. LORD gave, and LORD has taken away, blessed be the name of LORD.

Behold, we regard those who endured, blessed. Ye have heard of the fortitude of Job, and have seen the outcome of Lord, that he is very compassionate and merciful.


There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man was perfect and upright, and one who feared God, and turned away from evil.


There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man was perfect and upright, and one who feared God, and turned away from evil.


Because I delivered the poor who cried, also the fatherless who had none to help him. The blessing of him who was ready to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy. I put on righteousness, and it clothed me. My justice was as a robe and a diadem. read more.
I was eyes to the blind, and I was feet to the lame. I was a father to the needy, and I searched out the case of him whom I did not know.



Then Job arose, and tore his robe, and shaved his head, and fell down upon the ground, and worshipped. And he said, Naked I came out of my mother's womb, and naked I shall return there. LORD gave, and LORD has taken away, blessed be the name of LORD.


And LORD turned [back] the captivity of Job when he prayed for his friends. And LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.


There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man was perfect and upright, and one who feared God, and turned away from evil.


Therefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.

Come, and let us return to LORD, for he has torn, and he will heal us. He has smitten, and he will bind us up.

For I will declare my iniquity. I will be sorry for my sin.

Then Job answered LORD, and said,



Therefore I abhor [myself], and repent in dust and ashes.


And he said, Naked I came out of my mother's womb, and naked I shall return there. LORD gave, and LORD has taken away, blessed be the name of LORD.


His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she-donkeys, and a very great household, so that this man was the greatest of all the sons of the east.


The blessing of him who was ready to perish came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.


Thou have granted me life and loving kindness, and thy visitation has preserved my spirit.


And he said, Naked I came out of my mother's womb, and naked I shall return there. LORD gave, and LORD has taken away, blessed be the name of LORD.


There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man was perfect and upright, and one who feared God, and turned away from evil.


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