Job 1:13-22 CSB

13 One day when Job's sons and daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house,
14 a messenger came to Job and reported: "While the oxen were plowing and the donkeys grazing nearby,
15 the Sabeansa swooped down and took them away. They struck down the servants with the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you!"

References for Job 1:15

    • f 1:15 - Jb 6:19; Gn 10:7
      16 He was still speaking when another [messenger] came and reported: "A lightning stormb struck from heaven.c It burned up the sheep and the servants, and devoured them, and I alone have escaped to tell you!"

      References for Job 1:16

        • g 1:16 - Lit The fire of God
        • h 1:16 - Gn 19:24; 1 Kg 18:38; 2 Kg 1:10-14
          17 That messenger was still speaking when [yet] another came and reported: "The Chaldeans formed three bands, made a raid on the camels, and took them away. They struck down the servants with the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you!"
          18 He was still speaking when another [messenger] came and reported: "Your sons and daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house.
          19 Suddenly a powerful wind swept in from the desert and struck the four corners of the house. It collapsed on the young people so that they died, and I alone have escaped to tell you!"
          20 Then Job stood up, tore his robe and shavedd his head.e He fell to the ground and worshiped,

          References for Job 1:20

            • i 1:20 - Jr 7:29; Mc 1:16
            • j 1:20 - in mourning; Gn 37:29,34; Jos 7:6
              21 saying: Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked I will leave this life.f The Lord gives, and the Lord takes away. Praise the name of the Lord.g

              References for Job 1:21

                • k 1:21 - Lit will return there; Ps 139:13,15
                • l 1:21 - Ps 113:2; 118:26
                  22 Throughout all this Job did not sin or blame God for anything.hi

                  References for Job 1:22

                    • m 1:22 - Lit or ascribe blame to God
                    • n 1:22 - Jb 2:10