Job 1 KJV - There was a man in the land of Uz, - Bible GatewayThe Book of Job is one of the literary masterpieces of all time, and provides a profound discussion on the suffering of a just man. The date of the book is unknown. Job was called a righteous man by Ezekiel , along with Noah and Daniel. The prose Prologue Chapters One and Two and the Epilogue explain the experience of a just man tested by suffering and then restored. The Prologue and Epilogue also serve as bookends to the major poetic dialogue of the book. The book begins with the description of Job as a just and upright man. But Satan the accuser comes before the Lord, and God allows him to test Job.
Book of Job
Thus did Job continually. Then Satan answered the Lord , and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it. So Satan went forth from the presence of the Lord. Public Domain. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus.
You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land. Only against him do not stretch out your hand. The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord. You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy.
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J ob is one of my absolute favorite books of the Bible. Job showed us a great model of what we should all look like in the face of the storms and tragedies of this life. Of course, he is human and he did realize his faults at the end of the book, but his reactions to the death and suffering around him just amaze me! He was an amazing man! Here are 20 key Bible verses from the book of Job! Job was blameless, meaning no sin was found in him.