|1||Then Job answered Yahweh:||Job.|
|2||"I know that you can do all things, |
and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted.
|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.
|4||'Hear, and I will speak; |
I will question you, and you declare to me.'
|5||I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, |
but now my eye sees you;
|6||therefore I despise myself, |
and repent in dust and ashes."
|7||After Yahweh had spoken these words to Job, Yahweh said to Eliphaz the Temanite: "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.||Conclusion.|
|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 spoke|
|9||So Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite went and did what Yahweh had told them; and Yahweh accepted Job's prayer.|
|10||And Yahweh restored the fortunes of Job, when he had prayed for his friends; and Yahweh gave Job twice as much as he had before.|
|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 Yahweh had brought upon him; and each of them gave him a piece of m|
|12||And Yahweh 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.|
|13||He had also seven sons and three daughters.|
|14||And he called the name of the first Jemimah; and the name of the second Keziah; and the name of the third Keren-happuch.|
|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.|
|16||And after this Job lived a hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, four generations.|
|17||And Job died, an old man, and full of days.|
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