There was a man in the 1land of Uz whose name was 2Job; and that man was 3blameless, upright, 4fearingGod and 5turningaway from evil.
26Sevensons and threedaughters were born to him.
37His possessions also were 7,000sheep, 3,000camels, 500yoke of oxen, 500femaledonkeys, and verymanyservants; and that man was 8the greatest of all the amen of the east.
His sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of eachone on his day, and they would send and invite their threesisters to eat and drink with them.
5When the days of feasting had completed their cycle, Job would send and consecrate them, rising up early in the morning and offering9burntofferings according to the number of them all; for Jobsaid, "10Perhaps my sons have sinned and 11cursedGod in their hearts." ThusJobdidcontinually .