Now when Job's three 1friends heard of all this evil that had come upon him, they came each from his own place, Eliphaz 2the Temanite, Bildad 3the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite. They made an appointment together to come to 4show him sympathy and comfort him.
And when they saw him from a distance, they did not recognize him. And they raised their voices and wept, and they 5tore their robes and sprinkled 6dust on their heads toward heaven.
And they sat with him on the ground 7seven days and seven nights, and no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his suffering was very great.