Job Loses His Health

1 1Again there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came among them to present himself before the LORD.

References for Job 2:1

2 The LORD said to Satan, "Where have you come from?" Then Satan answered the LORD and said, "From roaming about on the earth and walking around on it."
3 The LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered * * My servant Job? For there is no one like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man fearing God and turning away from evil. And he still 2holds fast his integrity, although you incited Me against him to ruin him without cause."

References for Job 2:3

    • a 2:3 - Lit "set your heart to"
    • b 2:3 - Or "revering"
    • c 2:3 - Lit "swallow him up"
      4 Satan answered the LORD and said, "Skin for skin! Yes, all that a man has he will give for his life.
      5 "3However, put forth Your hand now, and 4touch his bone and his flesh; he will curse You to Your face."

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      6 So the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, he is in your power, only spare his life."

      References for Job 2:6

        • d 2:6 - Lit "hand"