Job 2:9-13 NIV

9 His wife said to him, "Are you still holding on to your integrity?1 Curse God and die!"2

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10 He replied, "You are talking like a foolisha woman. Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble?"3 In all this, Job did not sin in what he said.4

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    • b 2:10 - The Hebrew word rendered "foolish" denotes moral deficiency.

      Job's Three Friends

      11 When Job's three friends, Eliphaz the Temanite,5 Bildad the Shuhite6 and Zophar the Naamathite,7 heard about all the troubles that had come upon him, they set out from their homes and met together by agreement to go and sympathize with him and comfort him.8

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      12 When they saw him from a distance, they could hardly recognize him;9 they began to weep aloud,10 and they tore their robes11 and sprinkled dust on their heads.12

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      13 Then they sat on the ground13 with him for seven days and seven nights.14 No one said a word to him,15 because they saw how great his suffering was.

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