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Job 42 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Job’s Repentance and Restoration
God Blesses Job
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:1 - Then Job answered the LORD and said:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:2 - “I know that You can do everything,
And that no purpose of Yours can be withheld from You.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:3 - You asked, ‘Who is this who hides counsel without knowledge?’
Therefore I have uttered what I did not understand,
Things too wonderful for me, which I did not know.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:4 - Listen, please, and let me speak;
You said, ‘I will question you, and you shall answer Me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:5 - “I have heard of You by the hearing of the ear,
But now my eye sees You.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:6 - Therefore I abhor myself,
And repent in dust and ashes.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:7 - And so it was, after the LORD had spoken these words to Job, that the LORD said to Eliphaz the Temanite, “My wrath is aroused against you and your two friends, for you have not spoken of Me what is right, as My servant Job has.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:8 - “Now therefore, take for yourselves seven bulls and seven rams, go to My servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and My servant Job shall pray for you. For I will accept him, lest I deal with you according to your folly; because you have not spoken of Me what is right, as My servant Job has.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:9 - So Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite went and did as the LORD commanded them; for the LORD had accepted Job.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:10 - And the LORD restored Job’s losses[fn] when he prayed for his friends. Indeed the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:11 - Then all his brothers, all his sisters, and all those who had been his acquaintances before, came to him and ate food with him in his house; and they consoled him and comforted him for all the adversity that the LORD had brought upon him. Each one gave him a piece of silver and each a ring of gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:12 - Now the LORD blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; for he had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, one thousand yoke of oxen, and one thousand female donkeys.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:13 - He also had seven sons and three daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:14 - And he called the name of the first Jemimah, the name of the second Keziah, and the name of the third Keren-Happuch.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:15 - In all the land were found no women so beautiful as the daughters of Job; and their father gave them an inheritance among their brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:16 - After this Job lived one hundred and forty years, and saw his children and grandchildren for four generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:17 - So Job died, old and full of days.
NKJV Footnotes
Literally Job’s captivity, that is, what was captured from Job!RM
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