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.

And there was a day when [Job's] sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house [on his birthday],

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 with [Job] on the ground for seven days and seven nights, and none spoke a word to him, for they saw that his grief and pain were very great.

How long will you say these things [Job]? And how long shall the words of your mouth be as a mighty wind?

He will yet fill your mouth with laughter [Job] and your lips with joyful shouting.

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

Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered [Job],

For you say, Where is the house of the rich and liberal prince [meaning me]? And where is the tent in which the wicked [Job] dwelt?

Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered [Job],

But [you, Job] the man with power possessed the land, and the favored and accepted man dwelt 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.

So I say, Listen to me; I also will give you my opinion [about Job's situation] and my knowledge.

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

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

Now [Job] has not directed his words against me [therefore I have no cause for irritation], neither will I answer him with speeches like yours. [I speak for truth, not for revenge.]

[Job's friends] are amazed and embarrassed, they answer no more; they have not a thing to say [reports Elihu].

For God [does reveal His will; He] speaks not only once, but more than once, even though men do not regard 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 spoke further [to Job] and said,

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

But if you [Job] are filled with the judgment of the wicked, judgment and justice will keep hold on you.

Tell us [Job] with what words of man we may address such a Being; we cannot state our case because we are in the dark [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 bring forth [their young]? [Or] do you observe when the hinds are giving birth? [Do you attend to all this, Job?]

Will you depend upon him to bring home your seed and gather the grain of your threshing floor? [Who, Job, was the author of this strange variance in the disposition of animals so alike in appearance? Was it you?]

Was it you [Job] who made him to leap like a locust? The majesty of his [snorting] nostrils is terrible.

Is it by your wisdom [Job] that the hawk soars and stretches her wings toward the south [as winter approaches]?

Look on everyone who is proud and bring him low, and tread down the wicked where they stand [if you are so able, Job].

[If you can do all this, Job, proving yourself of divine might] then will I [God] praise you also [and acknowledge that] your own right hand can save you.

He looks all mighty [beasts of prey] in the face [without terror]; he is monarch over all the sons of pride. [And now, Job, who are you who dares not arouse the unmastered crocodile, yet who dares resist Me, the beast's Creator, to My face? 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 inner self loathes my life; {I want to give vent to my complaint}; I want to speak out of [the] bitterness of my inner self.

For my life is at an end with sorrow, and my years with sighing. My strength stumbles because of my iniquity, and my bones waste away.


Then he said, "Naked I came out from my mother's womb, and naked I will return there. Yahweh gives, and Yahweh takes. Let Yahweh's name be blessed."


"When [the] ear heard and commended me, and [the] eye saw and testified in support of me because I saved [the] needy who cried for help, and [I saved] [the] orphan for whom [there was] no helper. [The] blessing of [the] wretched 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] like a robe and a headband. "I was eyes to the blind, and I [was] feet to the lame. I [was] a father to the poor, and I investigated {the stranger's} legal dispute. And I broke [the] evil one's jaw bones, and I made [his] prey drop from his teeth.

"If I have withheld [the] desire of [the] poor from [them], or I have caused [the] widow's eyes to fail, or I have eaten my morsel {alone}, and [the] orphan has not eaten from it (for from my childhood he {grew up with} me like a father, and from my mother's womb I guided her), read more.
if I have seen [the one who] perishes because of no clothing or [that] there is no covering for the poor, if his loins have not blessed me, or by means of my sheep's fleece he has warmed himself, if I have raised my hand against an orphan because I saw my supporters at the gate, [then] let my shoulder blade fall from [my] shoulder, and let my arm be broken from its socket. Indeed, the disaster from God [was] a dread for me, and {I was powerless} because of his majesty.


as when I was in the days of my prime, when God's confiding [was] over my {house},


[The] blessing of [the] wretched came upon me, and I caused [the] widow's heart to sing for joy.


Have I not wept for {the unfortunate}, [and] grieved myself over the poor?


Therefore I despise [myself] and repent in dust and ashes."

Come, let us return to Yahweh; because [it is] he who has torn, and he will heal us; he has struck us down and will bind us up.

For my iniquity I confess; I am anxious because of my sin.

Then Job answered Yahweh and said,

"A voice [is] heard on [the] barren heights, the weeping of the pleas for mercy of the children of Israel, because they have perverted their way, they have forgotten Yahweh their God.


"My inner self loathes my life; {I want to give vent to my complaint}; I want to speak out of [the] bitterness of my inner self.

"{O that} you would conceal me in Sheol, [that] you would hide me {until your wrath is past}, [that] you would appoint a set time for me and remember me.

"{O that} my request may come, and [that] God may grant my hope, that God would decide that he would crush me, [that] he would let loose his hand and {kill me}. But it will still be my consolation, and I would recoil in {unrelenting} pain, for 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 hold out}?

"Does not {a human being have hard service} on earth? And [are not] his days like the days of a laborer? Like a slave he longs for [the] shadow, and like a laborer he waits for his wages. So {I had to inherit} months of worthlessness, and nights of misery are apportioned to me.

So my inner self will choose strangling-- death more than my {existence}. I loathe [my life]; I would not live forever; depart from me, for my days [are] a breath.


So Yahweh {asked} Satan, "Have you {considered} my servant Job? Indeed, there is no one like him on the earth--a blameless man and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil. And still he persists in his blamelessness {even though} you incited me against him to destroy him for nothing."

My foot has held on to his steps; I have kept his way, and I have not turned aside. [From] the commandment of his lips, indeed I have not departed; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my daily food.


"My inner self loathes my life; {I want to give vent to my complaint}; I want to speak out of [the] bitterness of my inner self.

For my life is at an end with sorrow, and my years with sighing. My strength stumbles because of my iniquity, and my bones waste away.


But I myself know [that] my redeemer [is] alive, and [at the] last he will stand up upon {the earth}.


But I myself know [that] my redeemer [is] alive, and [at the] last he will stand up upon {the earth}.


{Then when} the days of the feast had run their course, {Job would send}, and he would sanctify them. Thus he would arise early in the morning and offer burnt offerings [according to] the number of all of them, because Job thought, "Perhaps my children have sinned and {cursed} God in their heart." This is what Job used to do {all the time}.



{Then when} the days of the feast had run their course, {Job would send}, and he would sanctify them. Thus he would arise early in the morning and offer burnt offerings [according to] the number of all of them, because Job thought, "Perhaps my children have sinned and {cursed} God in their heart." This is what Job used to do {all the time}.

And if [even] the three of these men were in the midst of it--Noah, Daniel, and Job--they, through their righteousness, would save [only] {themselves}!" {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

So Yahweh {asked} Satan, "Have you {considered} my servant Job? Indeed, there is no one like him on the earth--a blameless man and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil. And still he persists in his blamelessness {even though} you incited me against him to destroy him for nothing."

So Yahweh said to Satan, "Have you {considered} my servant Job? Indeed, there is no one like him on the earth--a blameless man and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil."

[There] was a man in the land of Uz whose name [was] Job. That man was blameless and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil.

and [if] Noah, Daniel, and Job [were] in the midst of her, {as surely as I live}," {declares} the Lord Yahweh, "surely not son, surely not daughter will they save by their righteousness; they would save {themselves}."


So he said to her, "You speak like one of the foolish women speaks. Indeed, should we receive the good from God, but not receive the evil?" In all this, Job did not sin with his lips.

Behold, we consider blessed those who have endured. You have heard about the patient endurance of Job, and you saw the outcome from the Lord, that the Lord is compassionate and merciful.

Then Job arose and tore his outer garment and shaved his head; {then} he fell upon the ground and he worshiped. Then he said, "Naked I came out from my mother's womb, and naked I will return there. Yahweh gives, and Yahweh takes. Let Yahweh's name be blessed." In all this, Job did not sin and did not {charge God with wrongdoing}.


So all his brothers and all his sisters and all [those who] had known him {before} came to him, and they ate bread with him in his house and showed sympathy to him and comforted him for all the disaster that Yahweh had brought upon him. Then each one gave to him one piece of money, and each one [gave to him] one ornamental ring of gold.

{And he had} seven sons and three daughters.


So Satan went out from {Yahweh's presence}, and he inflicted Job with loathsome skin sores from the sole of his foot up to the crown of his head. {So} he took for himself a potsherd with which to scrape himself, and he sat in the midst of the ashes. Then his wife said to him, "Are you still persisting in your blamelessness? {Curse} God and die." read more.
So he said to her, "You speak like one of the foolish women speaks. Indeed, should we receive the good from God, but not receive the evil?" In all this, Job did not sin with his lips.

And then [there] was one day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their firstborn brother's house. And a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing, and the female donkeys were feeding {beside them}. Then the Sabeans {attacked}, and they took them, and they slew the servants {by the edge of the sword}. But I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you." read more.
While this one was still speaking, {another} came and said, "The fire of God fell from the heavens, and it blazed up against the sheep and goats and against the servants, and it consumed them. But I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you." While this one was still speaking, {another} came and said, "The Chaldeans formed three divisions, and they made a raid on the camels, and they carried them away, and they struck your servants {by the edge of the sword}, but I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you." At the time this one was speaking, {another} came and said, "Your sons and your daughters were eating and drinking wine in their firstborn brother's house. And behold, a great wind came from across the desert, and it struck the four corners of the house {so that} it fell upon the young people, and they died. But I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you."


So Job answered Yahweh and said, "Look, I am insignificant. What shall I answer you? I lay my hand on my mouth. Once I have spoken, and I will not answer; even twice, but I will not proceed."

Then Job answered Yahweh and said, "I know that you can do all [things], and [any] scheme from you will not be thwarted. 'Who [is] this darkening counsel without knowledge?' Therefore I uttered, but I did not understand; {things too wonderful for me}, but I did not know. read more.
'Hear and I will speak; I will question you, then inform me.' By the ear's hearing I heard [of] you, but now my eye has seen you. Therefore I despise [myself] and repent in dust and ashes."



Then Yahweh returned Job's fortune when he prayed to him on behalf of his friends. Thus Yahweh increased {all that Job had twice as much as before}. So all his brothers and all his sisters and all [those who] had known him {before} came to him, and they ate bread with him in his house and showed sympathy to him and comforted him for all the disaster that Yahweh had brought upon him. Then each one gave to him one piece of money, and each one [gave to him] one ornamental ring of gold. So Yahweh blessed Job's latter days more than his beginning. {Thus he had} fourteen thousand sheep and goats and six thousand camels and a thousand pair of oxen and a thousand female donkeys. read more.
{And he had} 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 Qeren-Happuk. And beautiful women were not found in all the land like Job's daughters, and their father gave to them an inheritance in the midst of their brothers. And Job lived after this one hundred and forty years, and he saw his sons and his {grandsons} [for] four generations.


And Job lived after this one hundred and forty years, and he saw his sons and his {grandsons} [for] four generations. Then Job died old and full of days.


Thus Job's three friends heard of this calamity that had come upon him. So each set out from his [own] place: Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite. And they met together to come to console him and to comfort him. Thus they lifted up their eyes from afar, but they did not recognize him, so they raised their voice, and they wept, and each man tore his outer garment and threw dust on their heads {toward the sky}. Then they sat with him on the ground [for] seven days and seven nights, but no one spoke a word to him because they saw that {his} suffering was very great.


Then Job answered and said, "{How long} will you torment me and crush me with words? These ten times you have disgraced me; you are not ashamed [that] you have attacked me. read more.
And what is more, [if] I have truly erred, my error remains with me. If indeed you must magnify yourselves against me, and you must let my disgrace argue against me, know then that God has wronged me and has surrounded me [with] his net. "Look, I cry out, 'Violence!' but I am not answered; I cry out, but there is no justice. He has walled up my way so that I cannot pass; and he has set darkness upon my paths. He has taken my glory from me, and he has removed the crown of my head. He has broken me down all around, and I am gone. And he has uprooted my hope like a tree, and he has kindled his wrath against me, and {he has counted me as one of his foes}. His troops have come together and have thrown up their rampart against me and have encamped around my tent. "He has removed my kinsfolk from me, and my acquaintances have only turned aside from me. My relatives have failed, and my close friends have forgotten me. The sojourners in my house and my slave women count me as a stranger; I have become a foreigner in their eyes. I call to my servant, but he does not answer; I must {personally} plead with him. My breath is repulsive to my wife, and I am loathsome to {my own family}. Little boys also despise me; [when] I rise, then they talk against me. All {my intimate friends} abhor me, and these [whom] I have loved have turned against me. My bones cling to my skin and to my flesh, and I have escaped by the skin of my teeth. "Pity me, pity me, you my friends, for God's hand has touched me. Why do you pursue me like God? And are not satisfied with my flesh? "{O that} my words could be written down! {O that they could be inscribed in a scroll}! [That] with a pen of iron and [with] lead they might be engraved on a rock forever! But I myself know [that] my redeemer [is] alive, and [at the] last he will stand up upon {the earth}. And after my skin has been thus destroyed, but from my flesh I will see God, whom {I will see for myself}, and [whom] my eyes will see and not a stranger. {My heart faints within me}.


And then [there] was one day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their firstborn brother's house. And a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing, and the female donkeys were feeding {beside them}. Then the Sabeans {attacked}, and they took them, and they slew the servants {by the edge of the sword}. But I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you." read more.
While this one was still speaking, {another} came and said, "The fire of God fell from the heavens, and it blazed up against the sheep and goats and against the servants, and it consumed them. But I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you." While this one was still speaking, {another} came and said, "The Chaldeans formed three divisions, and they made a raid on the camels, and they carried them away, and they struck your servants {by the edge of the sword}, but I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you."


"But now [those] younger than I, as far as days, laugh at me, whose fathers I rejected for setting with the dogs of my sheep and goats. Moreover, {what use to me is the strength of their hands}? With them, vigor is destroyed. Through want and through barren hunger they are gnawing [in the] dry region [in the] darkness of desolation and waste. read more.
They are picking salt herbs, the leaves of bushes, and [the] roots of broom trees to warm themselves. They were driven out from fellow people; they shout at them as [at] a thief, {so that they dwell} [in] holes of [the] ground and [in the] rocks. They bray among [the] bushes; they are gathered under [the] nettles. {A senseless crowd}, yes, {a disreputable brood}, they were cast out from the land. "But now I am their mocking song, and I have become a byword for them. They abhor me; they keep aloof from me, and they do not withhold spit from my face


At the time this one was speaking, {another} came and said, "Your sons and your daughters were eating and drinking wine in their firstborn brother's house. And behold, a great wind came from across the desert, and it struck the four corners of the house {so that} it fell upon the young people, and they died. But I escaped, [even] I alone, to tell you."


Then Job answered and said, "I have heard many [things] like these; all of you [are] {miserable comforters}. [Is there] a limit to windy words? What provokes you that you answer?


Behold, we consider blessed those who have endured. You have heard about the patient endurance of Job, and you saw the outcome from the Lord, that the Lord is compassionate and merciful.


Then Yahweh returned Job's fortune when he prayed to him on behalf of his friends. Thus Yahweh increased {all that Job had twice as much as before}.


So Satan went out from {Yahweh's presence}, and he inflicted Job with loathsome skin sores from the sole of his foot up to the crown of his head. {So} he took for himself a potsherd with which to scrape himself, and he sat in the midst of the ashes. Then his wife said to him, "Are you still persisting in your blamelessness? {Curse} God and die."


Then his livestock came to be seven thousand sheep and goats and three thousand camels and five hundred pairs of oxen and five hundred female donkeys, and he had very many slaves, and that man was greater than all the people of the east.


[There] was a man in the land of Uz whose name [was] Job. That man was blameless and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil.


"I was eyes to the blind, and I [was] feet to the lame. I [was] a father to the poor, and I investigated {the stranger's} legal dispute.


"Does not {a human being have hard service} on earth? And [are not] his days like the days of a laborer? Like a slave he longs for [the] shadow, and like a laborer he waits for his wages. So {I had to inherit} months of worthlessness, and nights of misery are apportioned to me.

So why did you bring me forth from the womb? I should have passed away, {and no eye should have seen me}. I should have been as though I had not been; I should have been brought from [the] womb to the grave. [Are] not my days few? Let him leave [me] alone; let him turn from me, and let me rejoice a little.


I [was] a father to the poor, and I investigated {the stranger's} legal dispute.


"If I have rejected my male or female slave's case when their complaint [was] against me, then what shall I do when God rises up? And when he enquires, how shall I answer him? Did not he [who] made me in the womb make them? And did not one fashion us in the womb?


Behold, we consider blessed those who have endured. You have heard about the patient endurance of Job, and you saw the outcome from the Lord, that the Lord is compassionate and merciful.



So Yahweh said to Satan, "Have you {considered} my servant Job? Indeed, there is no one like him on the earth--a blameless man and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil."


Then he said, "Naked I came out from my mother's womb, and naked I will return there. Yahweh gives, and Yahweh takes. Let Yahweh's name be blessed."

Behold, we consider blessed those who have endured. You have heard about the patient endurance of Job, and you saw the outcome from the Lord, that the Lord is compassionate and merciful.


[There] was a man in the land of Uz whose name [was] Job. That man was blameless and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil.


[There] was a man in the land of Uz whose name [was] Job. That man was blameless and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil.


because I saved [the] needy who cried for help, and [I saved] [the] orphan for whom [there was] no helper. [The] blessing of [the] wretched 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] like a robe and a headband. read more.
"I was eyes to the blind, and I [was] feet to the lame. I [was] a father to the poor, and I investigated {the stranger's} legal dispute.



Then Job arose and tore his outer garment and shaved his head; {then} he fell upon the ground and he worshiped. Then he said, "Naked I came out from my mother's womb, and naked I will return there. Yahweh gives, and Yahweh takes. Let Yahweh's name be blessed."


Then Yahweh returned Job's fortune when he prayed to him on behalf of his friends. Thus Yahweh increased {all that Job had twice as much as before}.


[There] was a man in the land of Uz whose name [was] Job. That man was blameless and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil.


Therefore I despise [myself] and repent in dust and ashes."

Come, let us return to Yahweh; because [it is] he who has torn, and he will heal us; he has struck us down and will bind us up.

For my iniquity I confess; I am anxious because of my sin.

Then Job answered Yahweh and said,

"A voice [is] heard on [the] barren heights, the weeping of the pleas for mercy of the children of Israel, because they have perverted their way, they have forgotten Yahweh their God.


Therefore I despise [myself] and repent in dust and ashes."


Then he said, "Naked I came out from my mother's womb, and naked I will return there. Yahweh gives, and Yahweh takes. Let Yahweh's name be blessed."


Then his livestock came to be seven thousand sheep and goats and three thousand camels and five hundred pairs of oxen and five hundred female donkeys, and he had very many slaves, and that man was greater than all the people of the east.


[The] blessing of [the] wretched came upon me, and I caused [the] widow's heart to sing for joy.


You have granted me life and loyal love, and your care has preserved my spirit.


Then he said, "Naked I came out from my mother's womb, and naked I will return there. Yahweh gives, and Yahweh takes. Let Yahweh's name be blessed."


[There] was a man in the land of Uz whose name [was] Job. That man was blameless and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil.


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