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Job's Suffering Reversed: Job 42.7-17

The LORD said to Eliphaz:

What my servant Job has said about me is true, but I am angry at you and your two friends for not telling the truth. So I want you to go over toJob and offer seven bulls and seven goats on an altar as a sacrifice to pleaseme. After this, Job will pray, and I will agree not to punish you for yourfoolishness.

Eliphaz, Bildad, and Zophar obeyed the LORD, and he answered Job's prayer.

After Job had prayed for his three friends, the LORD made Job twice as rich as he had been before. Then Job gave a feast for his brothers and sisters and for his old friends.They expressed their sorrow for the suffering the LORD had brought on him, and they each gave Job some silver and a gold ring.

The LORD now blessed Job more than ever; he gave him fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand pair ofoxen, and a thousand donkeys.

In addition to seven sons, Job had three daughters, whose names were Jemimah, Keziah, and Keren Happuch. They were the most beautiful women in thatpart of the world, and Job gave them shares of his property, along with theirbrothers.

Job lived for another one hundred forty years—long enough to see his great-grandchildren have children of their own-and when he finally died, he wasvery old.


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