The test intensifies

7 The Adversary departed from the LORD's presence and struck Job with severe sores from the sole of his foot to the top of his head.
References for Job 2:7
      8 Job took a piece of broken pottery to scratch himself and sat down on a mound of ashes.
      9 Job's wife said to him, "Are you still clinging to your integrity? Curse God, and die."
      References for Job 2:9
        • b 2:9 - Or <i>bless</i>
          10 Job said to her, "You're talking like a foolish woman. Will we receive good from God but not also receive bad?" In all this, Job didn't sin with his lips.