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Job 1:6-12 American Standard Version (ASV)

Now it came to pass on the day when the sons of God came to present themselves before Jehovah, that [a]Satan also came among them. And Jehovah said unto Satan, Whence comest thou? Then Satan answered Jehovah, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it. And Jehovah said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job? [b]for there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and turneth away from evil. Then Satan answered Jehovah, and said, Doth Job fear God for nought? 10 Hast not thou made a hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he hath, on every side? thou hast blessed the work of his hands, and his [c]substance is increased in the land. 11 But put forth thy hand now, and touch all that he hath, and he will renounce thee to thy face. 12 And Jehovah said unto Satan, Behold, all that he hath is in thy [d]power; only upon himself put not forth thy hand. So Satan went forth from the presence of Jehovah.

Footnotes:

  1. Job 1:6 That is, the Adversary.
  2. Job 1:8 Or, that
  3. Job 1:10 Or, cattle
  4. Job 1:12 Hebrew hand.
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