Job in the Bible

Meaning: he that weeps or cries

Exact Match

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."

Or, are Barnabas and I the only ones who must have a [secular] job for our living?

Thematic Bible



"I loathe my own life; I will give full vent 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 has failed because of my iniquity, And my body has wasted away.


He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, And naked I shall return there The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD."


"For when the ear heard, it called me blessed, And when the eye saw, it gave witness of me, Because I delivered the poor who cried for help, And the orphan who had no helper. "The blessing of the one ready to perish came upon me, And I made the widow's heart sing for joy. read more.
"I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; My justice was like a robe and a turban. "I was eyes to the blind And feet to the lame. "I was a father to the needy, And I investigated the case which I did not know. "I broke the jaws of the wicked And snatched the prey from his teeth.

"If I have kept the poor from their desire, Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail, Or have eaten my morsel alone, And the orphan has not shared it (But from my youth he grew up with me as with a father, And from infancy I guided her), read more.
If I have seen anyone perish for lack of clothing, Or that the needy had no covering, If his loins have not thanked me, And if he has not been warmed with the fleece of my sheep, If I have lifted up my hand against the orphan, Because I saw I had support in the gate, Let my shoulder fall from the socket, And my arm be broken off at the elbow. "For calamity from God is a terror to me, And because of His majesty I can do nothing.


As I was in the prime of my days, When the friendship of God was over my tent;


"The blessing of the one ready to perish came upon me, And I made the widow's heart sing for joy.


"Have I not wept for the one whose life is hard? Was not my soul grieved for the needy?


Therefore I retract, And I repent in dust and ashes."

"Come, let us return to the LORD For He has torn us, but He will heal us; He has wounded us, but He will bandage us.

For I confess my iniquity; I am full of anxiety because of my sin.

Then Job answered the LORD and said,

A voice is heard on the bare heights, The weeping and the supplications of the sons of Israel; Because they have perverted their way, They have forgotten the LORD their God.


"I loathe my own life; I will give full vent to my complaint; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

"Oh that You would hide me in Sheol, That You would conceal me until Your wrath returns to You, That You would set a limit for me and remember me!

"Oh that my request might come to pass, And that God would grant my longing! "Would that God were willing to crush me, That He would loose His hand and cut me off! "But it is still my consolation, And I rejoice in unsparing pain, 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 endure?

"Is not man forced to labor on earth, And are not his days like the days of a hired man? "As a slave who pants for the shade, And as a hired man who eagerly waits for his wages, So am I allotted months of vanity, And nights of trouble are appointed me.

So that my soul would choose suffocation, Death rather than my pains. "I waste away; I will not live forever Leave me alone, for my days are but a breath.


The LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man fearing God and turning away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although you incited Me against him to ruin him without cause."

"My foot has held fast to His path; I have kept His way and not turned aside. "I have not departed from the command of His lips; I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.


"I loathe my own life; I will give full vent 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 has failed because of my iniquity, And my body has wasted away.


"As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, And at the last He will take His stand on the earth.


"As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, And at the last He will take His stand on the earth.


When the days of feasting had completed their cycle, Job would send and consecrate them, rising up early in the morning and offering burnt offerings according to the number of them all; for Job said, "Perhaps my sons have sinned and cursed God in their hearts." Thus Job did continually.



When the days of feasting had completed their cycle, Job would send and consecrate them, rising up early in the morning and offering burnt offerings according to the number of them all; for Job said, "Perhaps my sons have sinned and cursed God in their hearts." Thus Job did continually.

even though these three men, Noah, Daniel and Job were in its midst, by their own righteousness they could only deliver themselves," declares the Lord GOD.

The LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man fearing God and turning away from evil. And he still holds fast his integrity, although you incited Me against him to ruin him without cause."

The LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, fearing God and turning away from evil."

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.

even though Noah, Daniel and Job were in its midst, as I live," declares the Lord GOD, "they could not deliver either their son or their daughter. They would deliver only themselves by their righteousness."


But he said to her, "You speak as one of the foolish women speaks. Shall we indeed accept good from God and not accept adversity?" In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

We count those blessed who endured You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord's dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.

Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped. He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, And naked I shall return there The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD." Through all this Job did not sin nor did he blame God.


Then all his brothers and all his sisters and all who had known him before came to him, and they ate bread with him in his house; and they consoled him and comforted him for all the adversities that the LORD had brought on him. And each one gave him one piece of money, and each a ring of gold.

He had seven sons and three daughters.


Then Satan went out from the presence of the LORD and smote Job with sore boils from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head. And he took a potsherd to scrape himself while he was sitting among the ashes. Then his wife said to him, "Do you still hold fast your integrity? Curse God and die!" read more.
But he said to her, "You speak as one of the foolish women speaks. Shall we indeed accept good from God and not accept adversity?" In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Now on the day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house, a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing and the donkeys feeding beside them, and the Sabeans attacked and took them. They also slew the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you." read more.
While he was still speaking, another also came and said, "The fire of God fell from heaven and burned up the sheep and the servants and consumed them, and I alone have escaped to tell you." While he was still speaking, another also came and said, "The Chaldeans formed three bands and made a raid on the camels and took them and slew the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you." While he was still speaking, another also came and said, "Your sons and your daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house, and behold, a great wind came from across the wilderness and struck the four corners of the house, and it fell on the young people and they died, and I alone have escaped to tell you."


Then Job answered the LORD and said, "Behold, I am insignificant; what can I reply to You? I lay my hand on my mouth. "Once I have spoken, and I will not answer; Even twice, and I will add nothing more."

Then Job answered the LORD and said, "I know that You can do all things, And that no purpose of Yours can be thwarted. 'Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?' "Therefore I have declared that which I did not understand, Things too wonderful for me, which I did not know." read more.
'Hear, now, and I will speak; I will ask You, and You instruct me.' "I have heard of You by the hearing of the ear; But now my eye sees You; Therefore I retract, And I repent in dust and ashes."



The LORD restored the fortunes of Job when he prayed for his friends, and the LORD increased all that Job had twofold. Then all his brothers and all his sisters and all who had known him before came to him, and they ate bread with him in his house; and they consoled him and comforted him for all the adversities that the LORD had brought on him. And each one gave him one piece of money, and each a ring of gold. The LORD blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; and he had 14,000 sheep and 6,000 camels and 1,000 yoke of oxen and 1,000 female donkeys. read more.
He had seven sons and three daughters. He named the first Jemimah, and the second Keziah, and the third Keren-happuch. In all the land no women were found so fair as Job's daughters; and their father gave them inheritance among their brothers. After this, Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons and his grandsons, four generations.


After this, Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons and his grandsons, four generations. And Job died, an old man and full of days.


Now when Job's three friends heard of all this adversity that had come upon him, they came each one from his own place, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite; and they made an appointment together to come to sympathize with him and comfort him. When they lifted up their eyes at a distance and did not recognize him, they raised their voices and wept. And each of them tore his robe and they threw dust over their heads toward the sky. Then they sat down on the ground with him for seven days and seven nights with no one speaking a word to him, for they saw that his pain was very great.


Then Job responded, "How long will you torment me And crush me with words? "These ten times you have insulted me; You are not ashamed to wrong me. read more.
"Even if I have truly erred, My error lodges with me. "If indeed you vaunt yourselves against me And prove my disgrace to me, Know then that God has wronged me And has closed His net around me. "Behold, I cry, 'Violence!' but I get no answer; I shout for help, but there is no justice. "He has walled up my way so that I cannot pass, And He has put darkness on my paths. "He has stripped my honor from me And removed the crown from my head. "He breaks me down on every side, and I am gone; And He has uprooted my hope like a tree. "He has also kindled His anger against me And considered me as His enemy. "His troops come together, And build up their way against me And camp around my tent. "He has removed my brothers far from me, And my acquaintances are completely estranged from me. "My relatives have failed, And my intimate friends have forgotten me. "Those who live in my house and my maids consider me a stranger. I am a foreigner in their sight. "I call to my servant, but he does not answer; I have to implore him with my mouth. "My breath is offensive to my wife, And I am loathsome to my own brothers. "Even young children despise me; I rise up and they speak against me. "All my associates abhor me, And those I love have turned against me. "My bone clings to my skin and my flesh, And I have escaped only by the skin of my teeth. "Pity me, pity me, O you my friends, For the hand of God has struck me. "Why do you persecute me as God does, And are not satisfied with my flesh? "Oh that my words were written! Oh that they were inscribed in a book! "That with an iron stylus and lead They were engraved in the rock forever! "As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, And at the last He will take His stand on the earth. "Even after my skin is destroyed, Yet from my flesh I shall see God; Whom I myself shall behold, And whom my eyes will see and not another. My heart faints within me!


Now on the day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house, a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing and the donkeys feeding beside them, and the Sabeans attacked and took them. They also slew the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you." read more.
While he was still speaking, another also came and said, "The fire of God fell from heaven and burned up the sheep and the servants and consumed them, and I alone have escaped to tell you." While he was still speaking, another also came and said, "The Chaldeans formed three bands and made a raid on the camels and took them and slew the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you."


"But now those younger than I mock me, Whose fathers I disdained to put with the dogs of my flock. "Indeed, what good was the strength of their hands to me? Vigor had perished from them. "From want and famine they are gaunt Who gnaw the dry ground by night in waste and desolation, read more.
Who pluck mallow by the bushes, And whose food is the root of the broom shrub. "They are driven from the community; They shout against them as against a thief, So that they dwell in dreadful valleys, In holes of the earth and of the rocks. "Among the bushes they cry out; Under the nettles they are gathered together. "Fools, even those without a name, They were scourged from the land. "And now I have become their taunt, I have even become a byword to them. "They abhor me and stand aloof from me, And they do not refrain from spitting at my face.


While he was still speaking, another also came and said, "Your sons and your daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house, and behold, a great wind came from across the wilderness and struck the four corners of the house, and it fell on the young people and they died, and I alone have escaped to tell you."


Then Job answered, "I have heard many such things; Sorry comforters are you all. "Is there no limit to windy words? Or what plagues you that you answer?


We count those blessed who endured You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord's dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.


The LORD restored the fortunes of Job when he prayed for his friends, and the LORD increased all that Job had twofold.


Then Satan went out from the presence of the LORD and smote Job with sore boils from the sole of his foot to the crown of his head. And he took a potsherd to scrape himself while he was sitting among the ashes. Then his wife said to him, "Do you still hold fast your integrity? Curse God and die!"


His possessions also were 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and very many servants; and that man was the greatest of all the men of the east.


There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.


"I was eyes to the blind And feet to the lame. "I was a father to the needy, And I investigated the case which I did not know.


"Is not man forced to labor on earth, And are not his days like the days of a hired man? "As a slave who pants for the shade, And as a hired man who eagerly waits for his wages, So am I allotted months of vanity, And nights of trouble are appointed me.

'Why then have You brought me out of the womb? Would that I had died and no eye had seen me! 'I should have been as though I had not been, Carried from womb to tomb.' "Would He not let my few days alone? Withdraw from me that I may have a little cheer


"I was a father to the needy, And I investigated the case which I did not know.


"If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves When they filed a complaint against me, What then could I do when God arises? And when He calls me to account, what will I answer Him? "Did not He who made me in the womb make him, And the same one fashion us in the womb?


We count those blessed who endured You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord's dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.



The LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, fearing God and turning away from evil."


He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, And naked I shall return there The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD."

We count those blessed who endured You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord's dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.


There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.


There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.


Because I delivered the poor who cried for help, And the orphan who had no helper. "The blessing of the one ready to perish came upon me, And I made the widow's heart sing for joy. "I put on righteousness, and it clothed me; My justice was like a robe and a turban. read more.
"I was eyes to the blind And feet to the lame. "I was a father to the needy, And I investigated the case which I did not know.



Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped. He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, And naked I shall return there The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD."


The LORD restored the fortunes of Job when he prayed for his friends, and the LORD increased all that Job had twofold.


There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.


Therefore I retract, And I repent in dust and ashes."

"Come, let us return to the LORD For He has torn us, but He will heal us; He has wounded us, but He will bandage us.

For I confess my iniquity; I am full of anxiety because of my sin.

Then Job answered the LORD and said,

A voice is heard on the bare heights, The weeping and the supplications of the sons of Israel; Because they have perverted their way, They have forgotten the LORD their God.


Therefore I retract, And I repent in dust and ashes."


He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, And naked I shall return there The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD."


His possessions also were 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and very many servants; and that man was the greatest of all the men of the east.


"The blessing of the one ready to perish came upon me, And I made the widow's heart sing for joy.


'You have granted me life and lovingkindness; And Your care has preserved my spirit.


He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, And naked I shall return there The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD."


There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.


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