Satan Takes Job's Property and Children
Now there was a day when his sons and daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house,
and there came a messenger to Job and said, "The oxen were plowing and the donkeys feeding beside them,
and w the Sabeans fell upon them and took them and struck down the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you."
While he was yet speaking, there came another and said, x "The fire of God fell from heaven and burned up the sheep and the servants and consumed them, and I alone have escaped to tell you."
While he was yet speaking, there came another and said, y "The Chaldeans formed z three groups and made a raid on the camels and took them and struck down the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you."
While he was yet speaking, there came another and said, a "Your sons and daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house,
and behold, a great wind came across b the wilderness and struck the four corners of the house, and it fell upon the young people, and they are dead, and I alone have escaped to tell you."
Then Job arose and c tore his d robe and e shaved his head f and fell on the ground and worshiped.
And he said, g "Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked shall I h return. The Lord i gave, and the Lord has taken away; j blessed be the name of the Lord."
k In all this Job did not sin or charge God with l wrong.
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The caravans of Tema look, the travelers of Sheba hope.
1 Kings 10:1
Now when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the Lord, she came to test him with hard questions.
2 Kings 1:12
But Elijah answered them, "If I am a man of God, let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty." Then the fire of God came down from heaven and consumed him and his fifty.
Haran died in the presence of his father Terah in the land of his kindred, in Ur of the Chaldeans.
2 Kings 24:2
And the Lord sent against him bands of the Chaldeans and bands of the Syrians and bands of the Moabites and bands of the Ammonites, and sent them against Judah to destroy it, according to the word of the Lord that he spoke by his servants the prophets.
And he divided the 300 men into three companies and put trumpets into the hands of all of them and empty jars, with torches inside the jars.
1 Samuel 11:11
And the next day Saul put the people in three companies. And they came into the midst of the camp in the morning watch and struck down the Ammonites until the heat of the day. And those who survived were scattered, so that no two of them were left together.
His sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of each one on his day, and they would send and invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them.
Now there was a day when his sons and daughters were eating and drinking wine in their oldest brother's house.
The oracle concerning the wilderness of the sea. As whirlwinds in the Negeb sweep on, it comes from the wilderness, from a terrible land.
At that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem, "A hot wind from the bare heights in the desert toward the daughter of my people, not to winnow or cleanse.
Though he may flourish among his brothers, the east wind, the wind of the Lord, shall come, rising from the wilderness, and his fountain shall dry up; his spring shall be parched; it shall strip his treasury of every precious thing.
When Reuben returned to the pit and saw that Joseph was not in the pit, he tore his clothes
As soon as I heard this, I tore my garment and my cloak and pulled hair from my head and beard and sat appalled.
"'Cut off your hair and cast it away; raise a lamentation on the bare heights, for the Lord has rejected and forsaken the generation of his wrath.'
1 Peter 5:6
Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you.
As he came from his mother's womb he shall go again, naked as he came, and shall take nothing for his toil that he may carry away in his hand.
For when he dies he will carry nothing away; his glory will not go down after him.
1 Timothy 6:7
For we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world.
By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread, till you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you shall return.
You return man to dust and say, "Return, O children of man!
And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.
Everyone also to whom God has given wealth and possessions and power to enjoy them, and to accept his lot and rejoice in his toil - this is the gift of God.
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.
Blessed be the name of the Lord from this time forth and forevermore!
Daniel answered and said: "Blessed be the name of God forever and ever, to whom belong wisdom and might.
Giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 5:18
Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
But he said to her, "You speak as one of the foolish women would speak. Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil?" In all this Job did not sin with his lips.
From out of the city the dying groan, and the soul of the wounded cries for help; yet God charges no one with wrong.