6 Satan hath permission to afflict Job. 9 His wife tempteth him to forsake God. 11 His three friends visit him.

And on a day the [a]children of God came and stood before the Lord, and [b]Satan came also among them, and stood before the Lord.

Then the Lord said unto Satan, Whence comest thou? And Satan answered the Lord, and said, From compassing the earth to and fro, and from walking in it.

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Footnotes

  1. Job 2:1 That is, the Angels, as Job 1:6.
  2. Job 2:1 Read Job 1:6.

On another day the angels[a](A) came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also came with them(B) to present himself before him. And the Lord said to Satan, “Where have you come from?”

Satan answered the Lord, “From roaming throughout the earth, going back and forth on it.”(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Job 2:1 Hebrew the sons of God

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