21 Then a spirit came forward and stood before the Lord, saying, ‘I will entice him.’

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Satan Attacks Job's Health

Again (A)there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also came among them to present himself before the Lord.

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Satan Allowed to Test Job

Now there was a day when (A)the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and (B)Satan[a] also came among them. The Lord said to Satan, “From where have you come?” Satan answered the Lord and said, “From (C)going to and fro on the earth, and from walking up and down on it.”

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Footnotes

  1. Job 1:6 Hebrew the Accuser or the Adversary; so throughout chapters 1–2

23 Now therefore behold, the Lord has put a lying spirit in the mouth of all these your prophets; the Lord has declared disaster for you.”

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