1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 Satan appearing again before God obtaineth further leave to tempt Job. 7 He smiteth him with sore boils. 9 Job reproveth his wife, moving him to curse God. 11 His three friends condole with him in silence.
2:3 And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Hast thou set thy heart unto My servant Job because there is none like him in the land, a man perfect and upright, fearing God and turning aside from evil? and still he is keeping hold on his integrity, and thou dost move Me against him to swallow him up for nought!'
2:5 Yet, put forth, I pray Thee, Thy hand, and strike unto his bone and unto his fleshif not: unto Thy face he doth bless Thee!'
2:8 And he taketh to him a potsherd to scrape himself with it, and he is sitting in the midst of the ashes.
2:9 ¶ And his wife saith to him, 'Still thou art keeping hold on thine integrity: bless God and die.'
2:10 And he saith unto her, 'As one of the foolish women speaketh, thou speakest; yea, the good we receive from God, and the evil we do not receive.' In all this Job hath not sinned with his lips.
2:11 ¶ And three of the friends of Job hear of all this evil that hath come upon him, and they come in each from his placeEliphaz the Temanite, and Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathiteand they are met together to come in to bemoan him, and to comfort him;
2:12 and they lift up their eyes from afar and have not discerned him, and they lift up their voice and weep, and rend each his robe, and sprinkle dust on their headsheavenward.
2:13 And they sit with him on the earth seven days and seven nights, and there is none speaking unto him a word when they have seen that the pain hath been very great.
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