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Satan’s Second Attack on Job

Some time later, divine beings again[a] presented themselves to the Lord, and Satan accompanied them to present himself to the Lord. The Lord asked Satan, “Where have you come from?”

In response, Satan told the Lord, “From wandering all over the earth and walking back and forth throughout it.”

The Lord asked Satan, “Have you considered[b] my servant Job? There is no one like him on earth. The man is blameless as well as upright. He fears God and keeps away from evil. He remains firm in his integrity, even though you have been urging me to overwhelm him without cause.”

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Footnotes

  1. Job 2:1 Lit. later, the sons of God
  2. Job 2:3 Lit. you set your heart over

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