Job 1

1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job. That man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God,and turned away from evil. 2 There were born to him seven sons and three daughters. 3 His possessions also were seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of […]

Job 2

1 Again, on the day when the God’s sons came to present themselves before Yahweh, Satan came also among them to present himself before Yahweh. 2 Yahweh said to Satan, “Where have you come from?” Satan answered Yahweh, and said, “From going back and forth in the earth, and from walking up and down in […]

Job 3

1 After this Job opened his mouth, and cursed the day of his birth. 2 Job answered: 3 “Let the day perish in which I was born, the night which said, ‘There is a boy conceived.’ 4 Let that day be darkness. Don’t let God from above seek for it, neither let the light shine […]

Job 4

1 Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered, 2 “If someone ventures to talk with you, will you be grieved? But who can withhold himself from speaking? 3 Behold, you have instructed many, you have strengthened the weak hands. 4 Your words have supported him who was falling, You have made firm the feeble knees. 5 But […]

Job 5

1 “Call now; is there any who will answer you? To which of the holy ones will you turn? 2 For resentment kills the foolish man, and jealousy kills the simple. 3 I have seen the foolish taking root, but suddenly I cursed his habitation. 4 His children are far from safety. They are crushed […]

Job 6

1 Then Job answered, 2 “Oh that my anguish were weighed, and all my calamity laid in the balances! 3 For now it would be heavier than the sand of the seas, therefore have my words been rash. 4 For the arrows of the Almighty are within me. My spirit drinks up their poison. The […]

Job 7

1 “Isn’t a man forced to labor on earth? Aren’t his days like the days of a hired hand? 2 As a servant who earnestly desires the shadow, as a hireling who looks for his wages, 3 so am I made to possess months of misery, wearisome nights are appointed to me. 4 When I […]

Job 8

1 Then Bildad the Shuhite answered, 2 “How long will you speak these things? Shall the words of your mouth be a mighty wind? 3 Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert righteousness? 4 If your children have sinned against him, He has delivered them into the hand of their disobedience. 5 If […]

Job 9

1 Then Job answered, 2 “Truly I know that it is so, but how can man be just with God? 3 If he is pleased to contend with him, he can’t answer him one time in a thousand. 4 God who is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who has hardened himself against him, […]

Job 10

1 “My soul is weary of my life. I will give free course to my complaint. I will speak in the bitterness of my soul. 2 I will tell God, ‘Do not condemn me. Show me why you contend with me. 3 Is it good to you that you should oppress, that you should despise […]