Job 1

Chapter 1

1:1  There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil.

land of Uz

A region at the south of Edom, and west of the Arabian desert, extending to Chaldea.

Uz See Jeremiah 25:20 .

fear (See Scofield "Psalms 19:9") .

1:6  Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them.

sons of God

This scene is in heaven. Cf. Job 2:1-7 .

1:8  And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil?


(See Scofield "Psalms 19:9") .

1:9  Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, Doth Job fear God for nought?


(See Scofield "Psalms 19:9") .