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2:10 foolish. The Hebrew word for “foolish” or “fool” has to do with faithlessness and religious apostasy, as in Ps. 14:1 (cf. 53:1). It is more an ethical judgment than an intellectual one.
Job did not sin with his lips. This stress on the purity of Job’s speech is an anticipation of the contrast that will come in the dialogue, where Job’s words are less pure.