Parallel Bible results for Job 1:2-7

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Job 1:2-7

NLT 2 He had seven sons and three daughters. NIV 2 He had seven sons and three daughters, NLT 3 He owned 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 teams of oxen, and 500 female donkeys. He also had many servants. He was, in fact, the richest person in that entire area. 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. NLT 4 Job’s sons would take turns preparing feasts in their homes, and they would also invite their three sisters to celebrate 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. NLT 5 When these celebrations ended—sometimes after several days—Job would purify his children. He would get up early in the morning and offer a burnt offering for each of them. For Job said to himself, “Perhaps my children have sinned and have cursed God in their hearts.” This was Job’s regular practice. 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. NLT 6 One day the members of the heavenly court came to present themselves before the , and the Accuser, Satan, came with them. NIV 6 One day the angels came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came with them. NLT 7 “Where have you come from?” the asked Satan. Satan answered the , “I have been patrolling the earth, watching everything that’s going on.” 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."