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VII. The Epilogue (42:7-17)

Job’s Restoration

After the Lord had spoken these things to Job, he[a] said to Eliphaz the Temanite, “My anger is stirred up[b] against you and your two friends, because you have not spoken about me what is right,[c] as my servant Job has.

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  1. Job 42:7 tn Heb “the Lord.” The title has been replaced by the pronoun (“he”) in the translation for stylistic reasons.
  2. Job 42:7 tn Heb “is kindled.”
  3. Job 42:7 tn The form נְכוֹנָה (nekhonah) is from כּוּן (kun, “to be firm; to be fixed; to be established”). Here it means “the right thing” or “truth.” The Akkadian cognate kīnu means “true, just, honest, firm” (CAD K: 389).