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Job 2:1-2 New English Translation (NET Bible)

Satan’s Additional Charge

Again the day came when the sons of God came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan also arrived among them to present himself before the Lord.[a] And the Lord said to Satan, “Where have you come from?” Satan answered the Lord,[b] “From roving about on the earth, and from walking back and forth across it.”[c]


  1. Job 2:1 tc This last purpose clause has been omitted in some Greek versions.
  2. Job 2:2 tn Heb “answered the Lord and said” (also in v. 4). The words “and said” here and in v. 9 have not been included in the translation for stylistic reasons.
  3. Job 2:2 tn See the note on this phrase in 1:7.
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