1 Then Iob answered the Lord, and sayd,
2 I know that thou canst do every [thing], and [that] noNo thought so secret but you see it, nor anything that you think but that you can bring it to pass.thought can be withholden from thee.
3 Who [is] he that hideth counsel withoutIs there any but I? for this God laid to his charge, (Job_38:2).knowledge? therefore have I uttered that I understood not; things too wonderful for me,I confess in this my ignorance, and that I spoke of what I did not know.which I knew not.
4 Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak: I will demand of thee,He shows that he will be God's scholar to learn of him.and declare thou unto me.
5 I haveI knew you only before by hearsay, but now you have caused me to feel what you are to me, that I may resign myself over to you.heard of thee by the hearing of the ear: but now mine eye seeth thee.
6 Therefore I abhorre my selfe, and repent in dust and ashes.
7 And it was [so], that after the LORD had spoken these words unto Job, the LORD said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My wrath is kindled against thee, and against thy two friends: for ye have not spoken of me [the thing that is]You took in hand an evil cause, in that you condemned him by his outward afflictions, and not comforted him with my mercies.right, as my servantWho had a good cause, but handled it evil.Job [hath].
8 Therefore take unto you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and my servant Job shallWhen you have reconciled yourselves to him for the faults that you have committed against him, he will pray for you, and I will hear him.pray for you: for him will I accept: lest I deal with you [after your] folly, in that ye have not spoken of me [the thing which is] right, like my servant Job.
9 So Eliphaz the Temanite, and Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite went, and did according as the Lorde had saide vnto them, and the Lord accepted Iob.
10 And the LORD turned theHe delivered him out of the affliction he was in.captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.
11 Then came there unto him all hisThat is, all his kindred, read (Job_19:13).brethren, and all his sisters, and all they that had been of his acquaintance before, and did eat bread with him in his house: and they bemoaned him, and comforted him over all the evil that the LORD had brought upon him: every man also gave him a piece of money, and every one an earring of gold.
12 So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he hadGod made him twice as rich in cattle as he was before, and gave him as many children as he had taken from him.fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses.
13 He had also seue sonnes, & three daughters.
14 And he called the name of the first,That is, of long life, or beautiful as the day.Jemima; and the name of the second,As pleasant as cassia or sweet spice.Kezia; and the name of the third,That is, the horn of beauty.Kerenhappuch.
15 In all the lande were no women found so faire as the daughters of Iob, & their father gaue them inheritaunce among their brethren.
16 And after this liued Iob an hundreth and fourtie yeres, and sawe his sonnes, and his sonnes sonnes, euen foure generations.
17 So Iob dyed, being old, and full of dayes.