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Job 42:7-17 (New American Standard)

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God Displeased with Job's Friends

7 It 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 1as My servant Job has. 8 "Now therefore, take for yourselves 2seven bulls and seven rams, and go to My servant Job, and offer up a 3burnt offering for yourselves, and My servant Job will 4pray for you. 5For I will aaccept 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." 9 So Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite went and did as the LORD told them; and the LORD baccepted Job.

God Restores Job's Fortunes

10 The LORD 6restored the fortunes of Job when he prayed for his friends, and the LORD increased all that Job had twofold. 11 Then all his 7brothers 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 8consoled him and comforted him for all the adversities that the LORD had brought on him. And each one gave him one cpiece of money, and each a ring of gold. 12 9The LORD blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; 10and he had 14,000 sheep and 6,000 camels and 1,000 yoke of oxen and 1,000 female donkeys. 13 11He had seven sons and three daughters. 14 He named the first Jemimah, and the second Keziah, and the third Keren-happuch. 15 In all the land no women were found so fair as Job's daughters; and their father gave them inheritance among their brothers. 16 After this, Job lived 140 years, and saw his sons and his grandsons, four generations. 17 12And Job died, an old man and full of days.
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