Job's Three Friends
Now when Job's three friends heard of all this adversity that had come upon him, each one came from his own place - Eliphaz the n Temanite, Bildad the o Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite. For they had made an appointment together to come p and mourn with him, and to comfort him.
And when they raised their eyes from afar, and did not recognize him, they lifted their voices and wept; and each one tore his robe and q sprinkled dust on his head toward heaven.
So they sat down with him on the ground r seven days and seven nights, and no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his grief was very great.
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And the sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zepho, Gatam, and Kenaz.
1 Chronicles 1:36
And the sons of Eliphaz were Teman, Omar, Zephi, Gatam, and Kenaz; and by Timna, Amalek.
The caravans of Tema look, The travelers of Sheba hope for them.
Against Edom. Thus says the LORD of hosts: " Is wisdom no more in Teman? Has counsel perished from the prudent? Has their wisdom vanished?
And she bore him Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah.
1 Chronicles 1:32
Now the sons born to Keturah, Abraham's concubine, were Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak, and Shuah. The sons of Jokshan were Sheba and Dedan.
Then all his brothers, all his sisters, and all those who had been his acquaintances before, came to him and ate food with him in his house; and they consoled him and comforted him for all the adversity that the LORD had brought upon him. Each one gave him a piece of silver and each a ring of gold.
Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep.
Then Joshua tore his clothes, and fell to the earth on his face before the ark of the LORD until evening, he and the elders of Israel; and they put dust on their heads.
Now on the twenty-fourth day of this month the children of Israel were assembled with fasting, in sackcloth, and with dust on their heads.
The elders of the daughter of Zion Sit on the ground and keep silence; They throw dust on their heads And gird themselves with sackcloth. The virgins of Jerusalem Bow their heads to the ground.
They will make their voice heard because of you; They will cry bitterly and cast dust on their heads; They will roll about in ashes.
Then they came to the threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, and they mourned there with a great and very solemn lamentation. He observed seven days of mourning for his father.
Then I came to the captives at Tel Abib, who dwelt by the River Chebar; and I sat where they sat, and remained there astonished among them seven days.