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  • The Book of Job

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    The Book of Job The Book of Job Job was a righteous man who lived in Uz. He had seven sons and three daughters. He owned seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yokes of oxen, five hundred donkeys and many slaves. Each year, he held a banquet where Job would have each of his children purified. He did this for fear that they might have sinned and cursed God in their hearts. On the day that the angels came to attest before God, God pointed out to the accusing angel (Satan) Job's

  • Book Of Job: Suffering

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    Book of Job: Suffering The book of Job 1:3, in The New Oxford Annonated Bible, states "Job was the greatest man among all in the East." He was a faithful servant of God, he owned thousands of animals, and had many servants and friends. Job had a very large family with seven sons and three daughters. Why was Job chosen to suffer and receive punishment at the hands of the Lord one may ask? The major themes in the book describe the ways Job deals with suffering and despair the Lord handed him. How

  • The Book Of Job Analysis

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    Chapter 1, of The Book of Job, God is depicted as a creator, who not only entrusts his faith into his creation but also as a maker, who is extremely proud of his property. Talking specifically about Job, God demonstrates emotions toward his slave, as he converses with Satan. As God talks to one of his sons, he portrays qualities in which he is revealed as a prideful and faithful creator, towards Job. When Satan returns from his wanderings on earth, God asks him about hid ideal slave, Job, and while asking

  • Bible - Book Of Job

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    One area in the bible which I have a problem understanding is the story in the beginning of Job. In this book, God talks to Satan and brags about His servant Job. He then goes on to bet with Satan, that whatever Job does, he will not renounce his faith in God. There are a couple of reasons this strikes me as odd. First of all, why would God, who is all knowing want to have anything to do with making deals with Satan? Secondly, why would Satan be interested in making deals with God

  • Friends-the Book Of Job

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    Friends The book of Job has many messages that are so relevant to society and to man. For instance Job’s friends that came to him in his time of need to sympathize but stayed to accuse. Were they simply influenced by the Devil to create doubt in Job’s lowest time or are they a representation typical of man. To accuse and judge without due cause or need for proof. Upon seeing Job Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar see his suffering so great and pain so deep. They sat in silence for seven days and

  • Perspectives on the Book of Job

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    The Book of Job is one of the three books in the Hebrew bible whose genre is described as wisdom literature.1  Certainly the Book of Job satisfies the literary conventions that qualify a biblical book for such status. 2  Yet Job may be associated with wisdom in a much more literal sense.  The Book of Job attempts to deal with a problematic question that confronts suffering humanity: why do bad things happen to good people?  The variety and vehemence of commentators' contemporary responses to this

  • Reflection About The Book Of Job

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    Kristal Castaneda C&E Social Sciences Book of Job On the surface level, The Book of Job can be seen as a parable for the idea that one must always keep faith in God, that you must always believe that he will do you right no matter what you go through, despite your trials and tribulations. On the deeper level, it can stand as a basis for cynicism towards blind faith because it speaks of a man who gave his all for a higher being only to have that higher being take everything away for no real

  • Summary Of The Book Of Job In The Bible

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    This book is about a man by the name of Dr. Gregory V. Jones. Mr. Gregory Jones is born in Durham, North Carolina. He is raised by his mother in a God – fearing home where the biblical principles are very important. He graduates from Methodist College and is a great athletic who plays basketball. After retiring from playing basketball, he is inducted into the Methodist College Hall of Fame. Later, he pursues a degree in Clinical Psychology and Religion. Dr. Jones spends a great deal writing books

  • The Theme of Power in the Book of Job

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    The Theme of Power in the Book of Job Introduction The book of Job is part of a collection of wisdom literature which was created form the 5th to the 3rd centuries BCE. Job is described as “a greater man than any other” and was from the land of Uz. Greater than any other man, yet not as great as God as he would soon find out. He had 3 friends who he had discussions with concerning faith, understanding, and the power of God and his relationship with the people. The main idea that I will present

  • The Mythology Behind the Book of Job

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    omnipotent and omniscient. It can be assumed that Job was fearful and submissive to God's will, and that he was a very devout man of faith. The reader is aware of this from the first verse in The Book of Job.”There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright.” (Job 1:1). He was blameless and without sin, devoted all of his time to God, and did what was right in the Lord's eyes. Unlike those around him, Job was very submissive and fearful to God. His actions

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