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Job 42 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:1 - Then Job answered the LORD:

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:2 - "I know that thou canst do all things, and that no purpose of thine can be thwarted.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:3 - 'Who is this that 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 - 'Hear, and I will speak; I will question you, and you declare to me.'

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:5 - I had heard of thee by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees thee;

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:6 - therefore I despise myself, and repent in dust and ashes."

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:7 - After the LORD had spoken these words to Job, the LORD said to Eli'phaz the Te'manite: "My wrath is kindled against you and against 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 seven bulls 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 I will accept his prayer not to deal with you according to your folly; for you have not spoken of me what is right, as my servant Job has."

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:9 - So Eli'phaz the Te'manite and Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Na'amathite went and did what the LORD had told them; and the LORD accepted Job's prayer.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:10 - And the LORD restored the fortunes of Job, when he had prayed for his friends; and the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:11 - Then came to him all his brothers and sisters and all who had known him before, and ate bread with him in his house; and they showed him sympathy and comforted him for all the evil that the LORD had brought upon him; and each of them gave him a piece of money and a ring of gold.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:12 - And the LORD blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; and he had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she-asses.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:13 - He had also seven sons and three daughters.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:14 - And he called the name of the first Jemi'mah; and the name of the second Kezi'ah; and the name of the third Ker'en-hap'puch.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:15 - And in all the land there were no women so fair as Job's daughters; and their father gave them inheritance among their brothers.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:16 - And after this Job lived a hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, four generations.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 42:17 - And Job died, an old man, and full of days.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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