Job 1

1 There was a man in the land of Uz named Job, and he was a simple and honest man, fearing God and withdrawing from evil. 2 And there had been born to him seven sons and three daughters. 3 And his possession was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, along with five hundred […]

Job 2

1 But it happened that, on a certain day, when the sons of God had arrived and they stood before the Lord, Satan likewise arrived among them, and he stood in his sight. 2 So the Lord said to Satan, “Where do you come from?” Answering, he said, “I have circled the land, and walked […]

Job 3

1 After this, Job opened his mouth and cursed his day, 2 and this is what he said: 3 May the day perish on which I was born, and the night, in which it was said, “A man has been conceived.” 4 May that day be turned into darkness, may God not seek it from […]

Job 4

1 But Eliphaz the Themanite, answering, said: 2 If we start to speak to you, perhaps you will take it badly, but who can hold back the words he has conceived? 3 Behold, you have taught many, and you have strengthened weary hands. 4 Your words have reassured the wavering, and you have fortified the […]

Job 5

1 Therefore call, if there are any who will respond to you, and turn to one or another of the saints. 2 Truly, anger condemns the foolish to death, and envy kills the petty. 3 I have seen a fool with a strong root, and I have cursed his excellence without hesitation. 4 His sons […]

Job 6

1 But Job, responding, said: 2 I wish that my sins, for which I deserve wrath, and the calamity that I endure, were weighed out on a balance. 3 Compared to the sand of the sea, they would appear heavier, and so my words are full of sorrow. 4 For the arrows of the Lord […]

Job 7

1 The life of a man on the earth is a battle, and his days are like the days of a hired hand. 2 Just as a servant desires the shade, and just as the hired hand looks forward to the end of his work, 3 so also have I had empty months and have […]

Job 8

1 But Baldad the Suhite, responding, said: 2 How long will you speak this way, so that the words of your mouth are like a changeable wind? 3 Does God supplant judgment, or does the Almighty subvert that which is just? 4 And if now your children have sinned against him, and he has dismissed […]

Job 9

1 And Job, responding, said: 2 Truly, I know that it is so, and that man cannot be justified compared with God. 3 If he chooses to contend with him, he is not able to respond to him once out of a thousand times. 4 He is understanding in heart and mighty in strength; who […]

Job 10

1 My soul is weary of my life. I will release my words against myself. I will speak in the bitterness of my soul. 2 I will say to God: Do not be willing to condemn me. Reveal to me why you judge me this way. 3 Does it seem good to you, if you […]