Job 2:1-6 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Again 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. 1 On another day the angels came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them to present himself before him.
2 And the LORD said to Satan, "Whence have you come?" Satan answered the LORD, "From going to and fro on the earth, and from walking up and down on it." 2 And the LORD said to Satan, "Where have you come from?" Satan answered the LORD, "From roaming through the earth and going back and forth in it."
3 And the LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, who fears God and turns away from evil? He still holds fast his integrity, although you moved me against him, to destroy him without cause." 3 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. And he still maintains his integrity, though you incited me against him to ruin him without any reason."
4 Then Satan answered the LORD, "Skin for skin! All that a man has he will give for his life. 4 "Skin for skin!" Satan replied. "A man will give all he has for his own life.
5 But put forth thy hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will curse thee to thy face." 5 But stretch out your hand and strike his flesh and bones, and he will surely curse you to your face."
6 And the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, he is in your power; only spare his life." 6 The LORD said to Satan, "Very well, then, he is in your hands; but you must spare his life."