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Job 1:1-6

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. 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. NIV 2 He had seven sons and three daughters, NIV 2 He had seven sons and three daughters, 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. NIV 6 One day the angels came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them. NIV 6 One day the angels came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them.