Job 42:1-11 CEBA

Job’s second response

1 Job answered the LORD:

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      2 I know you can do anything; no plan of yours can be opposed successfully.
      3 You said,a"Who is this darkening counsel without knowledge?" I have indeed spoken about things I didn't understand, wonders beyond my comprehension.

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        • Ò 42:3 - Heb lacks <i>You said.</i>
          4 You said,b"Listen and I will speak; I will question you and you will inform me."

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            • Ó 42:4 - Heb lacks <i>You said.</i>
              5 My ears had heard about you, but now my eyes have seen you.
              6 Therefore, I relentc and find comfort on dust and ashes.

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                • Ô 42:6 - The verse is capable of several translations: <i>I despise or relent, </i>no direct object; <i>repent of </i>or <i>concerning dust and ashes</i>.


                  7 After the LORD had spoken these words to Job, he said to Eliphaz from Teman, "I'm angry at you and your two friends because you haven't spoken about me correctly as did my servant Job.

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                      8 So now, take seven bulls and seven rams, go to my servant Job, and prepare an entirely burned offering for yourselves. Job my servant will pray for you, and I will act favorably by not making fools of you because you didn't speak correctly, as did my servant Job."
                      9 Eliphaz from Teman, Bildad from Shuah, and Zophar from Naamah did what the LORD told them; and the LORD acted favorably toward Job.
                      10 Then the LORD changed Job's fortune when he prayed for his friends, and the LORD doubled all Job's earlier possessions.
                      11 All his brothers, sisters, and acquaintances came to him and ate food with him in his house. They comforted and consoled him concerning all the disaster the LORD had brought on him, and each one gave him a qesitahd and a gold ring.

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                        • Õ 42:11 - A monetary unit