Job 1:5-9 NIV

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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