Job 1:4-14 NIV

4 His sons used to hold feasts in their homes on their birthdays, and they would invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them.

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    • 13 1:4 - ver 13,18
      5 When a period of feasting had run its course, Job would make arrangements for them to be purified. Early in the morning he would sacrifice a burnt offering for each of them, thinking, “Perhaps my children have sinned and cursed God in their hearts.” This was Job’s regular custom.

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      6 One day the angelsa came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satanb also came with them.

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        • a 1:6 - Hebrew "the sons of God"
        • b 1:6 - Hebrew "satan" means "adversary."
          7 The LORD said to Satan, “Where have you come from?” Satan answered the LORD, “From roaming throughout the earth, going back and forth on it.”

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          8 Then the LORD said to Satan, “Have you considered my servant Job? There is no one on earth like him; he is blameless and upright, a man who fears God and shuns evil.”

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          9 “Does Job fear God for nothing?” Satan replied.

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          10 “Have you not put a hedge around him and his household and everything he has? You have blessed the work of his hands, so that his flocks and herds are spread throughout the land.

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          11 But now stretch out your hand and strike everything he has, and he will surely curse you to your face.”

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          12 The LORD said to Satan, “Very well, then, everything he has is in your power, but on the man himself do not lay a finger.” Then Satan went out from the presence of the LORD.

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              13 One day when Job’s sons and daughters were feasting and drinking wine at the oldest brother’s house,

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                  14 a messenger came to Job and said, “The oxen were plowing and the donkeys were grazing nearby,

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