Job revered God and knew, in his heart, He hated evil and wanted no part.
Perfect and upright example of a Father,
Born of his wife, seven sons, and three daughters.
With much live stock and a large household,
He lived in the East.
All his children gathered together to party and feast
With much food and much drink.
It caused Job to think,
My sons may have sinned along with my daughters.
Now there was a day that came, angels of God to proclaim
Themselves before the Lord.
But Satan came in, reeking of sin,
And going to and fro in the earth.
The Lord said to him, bearing a grin,
"Have you tried my servant Job that lives on the earth?"
But Satan cried out, "You have placed a hedge all about
And I can’t even get in."
If you would lift your hand from off his blessed land,
He would curse you to your face.
So God used his best and provoked Satan to test
The most righteous man in the land.
So some days departed and Satan got started
And took most all that J...
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