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Job 1:6 Good News Translation (GNT)

When the day came for the heavenly beings[a] to appear before the Lord, Satan[b] was there among them.


  1. Job 1:6 Supernatural beings who serve God in heaven.
  2. Job 1:6 A supernatural being whose name indicates he was regarded as the opponent of human beings.
Good News Translation (GNT)

Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society

Job 1:6 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Attack on Job’s Character

One day the heavenly beings[a] came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan[b] also came among them.


  1. Job 1:6 Heb sons of God
  2. Job 1:6 Or the Accuser; Heb ha-satan
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Job 1:6 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

It happened one day that the sons of God came to serve Adonai, and among them came the Adversary [a].


  1. Job 1:6 Hebrew: Satan
Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

Copyright © 1998 by David H. Stern. All rights reserved.

Job 1:6-7 The Message (MSG)

The First Test: Family and Fortune

6-7 One day when the angels came to report to God, Satan, who was the Designated Accuser, came along with them. God singled out Satan and said, “What have you been up to?”

Satan answered God, “Going here and there, checking things out on earth.”

The Message (MSG)

Copyright © 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 by Eugene H. Peterson

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