Job 42

Job’s Confession

1Then Job answered the  Lord and said, 2I know that a  You can do all things,
And that no purpose of Yours can be thwarted.
3Who is this that b  hides counsel without knowledge?’
Therefore I have declared that which I did not understand,
Things c  too wonderful for me, which I did not know.”
4Hear, now, and I will speak;
I will d  ask You, and You instruct me.’
5“I have e  heard of You by the hearing of the ear;
But now my f  eye sees You;
6Therefore I retract,
And I repent in dust and ashes.”

God Displeased with Job’s Friends

7It came about after the  Lord had spoken these words to Job, that the  Lord said to Eliphaz the Temanite, “My wrath is kindled against you and against your two friends, because you have not spoken of Me what is right g  as My servant Job has. 8Now therefore, take for yourselves h  seven bulls and seven rams, and go to My servant Job, and offer up a i  burnt offering for yourselves, and My servant Job will j  pray for you. k  For I will
Lit lift up his face
accept him so that I may not do with you according to your folly, because you have not spoken of Me what is right, as My servant Job has.”
9So Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite went and did as the  Lord told them; and the  Lord
Lit lifted up the face of
accepted Job.

God Restores Job’s Fortunes

10The  Lord n  restored the fortunes of Job when he prayed for his friends, and the  Lord increased all that Job had twofold. 11Then all his o  brothers and all his sisters and all who had known him before came to him, and they ate bread with him in his house; and they p  consoled him and comforted him for all the adversities that the  Lord had brought on him. And each one gave him one
Heb qesitah
piece of money, and each a ring of gold.
12 r  The  Lord blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; s  and he had 14,000 sheep and 6,000 camels and 1,000 yoke of oxen and 1,000 female donkeys. 13 t  He had seven sons and three daughters. 14He named the first Jemimah, and the second Keziah, and the third Keren-happuch. 15In all the land no women were found so fair as Job’s daughters; and their father gave them inheritance among their brothers. 16After this, Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons and his grandsons, four generations. 17 u  And Job died, an old man and full of days.
Copyright information for NASB_th