Now when Job's three friends heard of all this evil that had come on him, they each came 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 to comfort him.
All the country wept with a loud voice, and all the people passed over: the king also himself passed over the brook Kidron, and all the people passed over, toward the way of the wilderness.
Many of the Jews had joined the women around Martha and Mary, to console them concerning their brother.
Didn't I weep for him who was in trouble? Wasn't my soul grieved for the needy?
A great multitude of the people followed him, including women who also mourned and lamented him.
I behaved myself as though it had been my friend or my brother. I bowed down mourning, as one who mourns his mother.