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Job 1

NAS 1 There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil. NIV 1 In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job. This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil. NAS 2 Seven sons and three daughters were born to him. NIV 2 He had seven sons and three daughters, NAS 3 His possessions also were 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and very many servants; and that man was the greatest of all the men of the east. NIV 3 and he owned seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen and five hundred donkeys, and had a large number of servants. He was the greatest man among all the people of the East. NAS 4 His sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of each one on his day, and they would send and invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them. NIV 4 His sons used to take turns holding feasts in their homes, and they would invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them. NAS 5 When the days of feasting had completed their cycle, Job would send and consecrate them, rising up early in the morning and offering burnt offerings according to the number of them all; for Job said, "Perhaps my sons have sinned and cursed God in their hearts." Thus Job did continually . NIV 5 When a period of feasting had run its course, Job would send and have them 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. NAS 6 Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD , and Satan also came among them. NIV 6 One day the angels came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them. NAS 7 The LORD said to Satan, "From where do you come?" Then Satan answered the LORD and said, "From roaming about on the earth and walking around on it." NIV 7 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." NAS 8 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." NIV 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." NAS 9 Then Satan answered the LORD , "Does Job fear God for nothing? NIV 9 "Does Job fear God for nothing?" Satan replied. NAS 10 "Have You not made a hedge about him and his house and all that he has, on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land. NIV 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. NAS 11 "But put forth Your hand now and touch all that he has; he will surely curse You to Your face." NIV 11 But stretch out your hand and strike everything he has, and he will surely curse you to your face." NAS 12 Then the LORD said to Satan, "Behold, all that he has is in your power, only do not put forth your hand on him." So Satan departed from the presence of the LORD . NIV 12 The LORD said to Satan, "Very well, then, everything he has is in your hands, but on the man himself do not lay a finger." Then Satan went out from the presence of the LORD. NAS 13 Now on the day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house, NIV 13 One day when Job's sons and daughters were feasting and drinking wine at the oldest brother's house, NAS 14 a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing and the donkeys feeding beside them, NIV 14 a messenger came to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing and the donkeys were grazing nearby, NAS 15 and the Sabeans attacked and took them. They also slew the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you." NIV 15 and the Sabeans attacked and carried them off. They put the servants to the sword, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!" NAS 16 While he was still speaking, another also came and said, "The fire of God fell from heaven and burned up the sheep and the servants and consumed them, and I alone have escaped to tell you." NIV 16 While he was still speaking, another messenger came and said, "The fire of God fell from the sky and burned up the sheep and the servants, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!" NAS 17 While he was still speaking, another also came and said, "The Chaldeans formed three bands and made a raid on the camels and took them and slew the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you." NIV 17 While he was still speaking, another messenger came and said, "The Chaldeans formed three raiding parties and swept down on your camels and carried them off. They put the servants to the sword, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!" NAS 18 While he was still speaking, another also came and said, "Your sons and your daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house, NIV 18 While he was still speaking, yet another messenger came and said, "Your sons and daughters were feasting and drinking wine at the oldest brother's house, NAS 19 and behold, a great wind came from across the wilderness and struck the four corners of the house, and it fell on the young people and they died, and I alone have escaped to tell you." NIV 19 when suddenly a mighty wind swept in from the desert and struck the four corners of the house. It collapsed on them and they are dead, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!" NAS 20 Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped. NIV 20 At this, Job got up and tore his robe and shaved his head. Then he fell to the ground in worship NAS 21 He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, And naked I shall return there. The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away. Blessed be the name of the LORD ." NIV 21 and said: "Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked I will depart. The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away; may the name of the LORD be praised." NAS 22 Through all this Job did not sin nor did he blame God. NIV 22 In all this, Job did not sin by charging God with wrongdoing.