(A)the life (B)was made manifest, and we have seen it, and (C)testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, (D)which was with the Father and (E)was made manifest to us—

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So Satan went out from the presence of the Lord and struck Job with loathsome (A)sores from (B)the sole of his foot to the crown of his head. And he took (C)a piece of broken pottery with which to scrape himself while he sat in (D)the ashes.

Then his wife said to him, “Do you still (E)hold fast your integrity? (F)Curse God and die.” 10 But he said to her, “You speak as one of the (G)foolish women would speak. (H)Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil?”[a] (I)In all this Job did not (J)sin with his lips.

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Footnotes

  1. Job 2:10 Or disaster; also verse 11

Jesus, Founder and Perfecter of Our Faith

12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and (A)sin which clings so closely, and (B)let us run (C)with endurance the race that is (D)set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, (E)who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising (F)the shame, and (G)is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

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The Shepherds and the Angels

And in the same region there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And an angel of the Lord (A)appeared to them, and (B)the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. 10 And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all (C)the people.

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