Job 2:11-13 CSB

Job's Three Friends

11 Now when Job's three friends-Eliphaz the Temanite,a Bildad the Shuhite,b and Zophar the Naamathite-heard about all this adversity that had happened to him, each of them came from his home. They met together to go and offer sympathy and comfortc to him.

References for Job 2:11

    • f 2:11 - Gn 36:11; Jr 49:7
    • g 2:11 - Gn 25:2
    • h 2:11 - Jb 42:11; Ps 69:20; Jr 16:5
      12 When they looked from a distance, they could [barely] recognize him. They wept aloud,d and each man tore his robe and threw dust into the air and on his head.e

      References for Job 2:12

        • i 2:12 - Jdg 21:2; Ru 1:9,14; 2 Sm 13:36
        • j 2:12 - Jos 7:6; Lm 2:10; Ezk 27:30
          13 Then they sat on the ground with him seven days and nights,f but no one spoke a word to him because they saw that his sufferingg was very intense.

          References for Job 2:13

            • k 2:13 - Gn 50:10; Ezk 3:15
            • l 2:13 - Jb 16:6; Ps 39:2