Job 42:7-17 ESV

The Lord Rebukes Job's Friends

7 After the LORD had spoken these words to Job, the LORD said to Eliphaz 1the Temanite: "My anger burns against you and against your two friends, for you have not spoken of me what is right, as my servant Job has.

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8 Now therefore take 2seven bulls and seven rams and go to my servant Job and 3offer up a burnt offering for yourselves. And my servant Job shall 4pray for you, for I will accept his prayer not to deal with you according to your folly. For you have not spoken of me what is right, as my servant Job has."

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9 5So Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite went and did what the LORD had told them, and the LORD accepted Job's prayer.

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The Lord Restores Job's Fortunes

10 And the LORD 6restored the fortunes of Job, when he had prayed for his friends. And the LORD gave Job 7twice as much as he had before.

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11 Then came to him all his 8brothers and sisters and all who had 9known him before, and ate bread with him in his house. And they 10showed him sympathy and comforted him for all the evila that the LORD had brought upon him. And each of them gave him 11a piece of moneyb and 12a ring of gold.

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    • È 42:11 - Or disaster
    • É 42:11 - Hebrew a qesitah; a unit of money of unknown value
      12 And the LORD blessed 13the latter days of Job more than his beginning. And he had 14 14,000 sheep, 6,000 camels, 1,000 yoke of oxen, and 1,000 female donkeys.

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          13 He had also 15seven sons and three daughters.

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          14 And he called the name of the first daughter Jemimah, and the name of the second Keziah, and the name of the third Keren-happuch.
          15 And in all the land there were no women so beautiful as Job's daughters. And their father gave them an inheritance 16among their brothers.

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          16 And after this Job lived 140 years, and 17saw his sons, and his sons' sons, four generations.

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          17 And Job died, an old man, and 18full of days.

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