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  The Book of Job   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Perhaps I could accurately say that its message kept me alive when there was nothing else that provided hope.
A paragraph-by-paragraph analysis of the book of Job, in outline form.
In John 9, the disciples raised a question that was similar to the questions raised in the book of Job.
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  Book of Job, from The holy Bible, Revised Standard version   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Chapter 1 The Book of Job, chapter 1
Chapter 2 The Book of Job, chapter 2
Chapter 3 The Book of Job, chapter 3
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 Book of Job
The Book of Job, in the Old Testament of the Bible, is a complex wisdom writing that uses a blend of prose and poetry in dramatic form to explore the perennial problem of innocent suffering and God's justice.
Job's final self defense and call upon the deity is answered by God's speech from a whirlwind in which Job is invited to trust in the divine omniscience and power.
As to the character of the book, it is a historical poem, one of the greatest and sublimest poems in all literature.
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 Job (Biblical figure) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Job (Hebrew אִיּוֹב, Arabic: أيوب, Standard Hebrew Iyyov, Tiberian Hebrew ʾIyyôḇ), is a character in the Book of Job in the Hebrew Bible.
Job is also mentioned in the Book of Ezekiel (14:14,20), along with Noah and Daniel (or Danel), as among the most righteous men to emphasize the intensity of Jerusalem's sin.
In addition, Job is mentioned in the New Testament: the Epistle of James 5:11 cites Job as an example of perseverance in suffering.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Job_(Biblical_figure)   (1580 words)

 The Book of Job   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
In Job the only cultic activity referred to is found in the prose prologue and epilogue, where we are told that Job performs sacrifices and prays to Yahweh on behalf of his children and friends.
This argumentative section represents, in fact, the greatest portion of the book, which students of literature are more apt to find of interest because of its rhetorical values and strengths—the arguments remain classic in their investment in poor arguments, “rhetorical fallacies,” and questions on a divine or cosmic scale that need answering, but never are.
Job’s own discussions with his wife, or her demands made of him, clearly indicate that no afterlife is sought, expected, or in anyway part of their belief.
www.clt.astate.edu /wnarey/the_book_of_job.htm   (3135 words)

 Introduction to THE BOOK OF JOB
The book is so intent upon asserting the personality of God that it almost asserts the impersonality of man. Unless this gigantic cosmic brain has conceived a thing, that thing is insecure and void; man has not enough tenacity to ensure its continuance.
The book of Job is chiefly remarkable, as I have insisted throughout, for the fact that it does not end in a way that is conventionally satisfactory.
Job is not told that his misfortunes were due to his sins or a part of any plan for his improvement.
www.chesterton.org /gkc/theologian/job.htm   (3450 words)

 An Introduciton to the Book of Job
Job replies in chapter 16-17 that his friends are poor comforters and he again defends himself and his right to speak in the way he is speaking.
Job’s experience does contradict a form of the doctrine of retribution (sometimes derived from Proverbs, sometimes derived from Deuteronomy) that teaches that suffering is caused by personal sin.
The strength of Job’s book is that it allows all sides of the issue – the simple answers of the friends and the emotional turmoil of Job – to be heard and heard and heard.
www.cresourcei.org /books/job.html   (4293 words)

 The Book of Job
The strange and wonderful Book of Job treats of the same subject as we are discussing: its basis is a fiction, conceived for the purpose of explaining the different opinions which people hold on Divine Providence.
According to both theories, viz., the theory that Job did exist, and the theory that he did not exist, the introduction to the book is certainly a fiction; I mean the portion which relates to the words of the adversary, the words of God to the former, and the handing over of Job to him.
Job, as well as his friends, was of opinion that God Himself was the direct agent of what happened, and that the adversary was not the intermediate cause.
www.mesora.org /BookofJob2.htm   (3273 words)

 USCCB - NAB - Job - Introduction
he Book of Job, named after its protagonist, is an exquisite dramatic poem which treats of the problem of the suffering of the innocent, and of retribution.
Job, an oriental chieftain, pious and upright, richly endowed in his own person and in domestic prosperity, suffers a sudden and complete reversal of fortune.
The author of the book is not known; it was composed some time between the seventh and fifth centuries B.C. Its literary form, with speeches, prologue and epilogue disposed according to a studied plan, indicates that the purpose of the writing is didactic.
www.usccb.org /nab/bible/job/intro.htm   (430 words)

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So Job's suffering is permitted as a test - an idea that is a bit new, for usually suffering had been considered as a divine punishment for sin (and it could be that).
So Job continues: Oh I wish God would crush me and cut me off.I have not denied what the Holy One says [We recall that the Holiness of God is that quality in virtue of which He loves all that is right.So Job is expressing the rightness of God].
But as we said in the introduction to this book of Job, the full purpose of suffering was still to be revealed in Jesus,even though the premises from which they might have reached a point at least close to that conclusion were already present.
www.ewtn.com /library/SCRIPTUR/JOBMOST.TXT   (5289 words)

 Book of Job - Bible Survey
Job's 3 friends, Eliphaz, Bildad and Zophar, come to comfort him and to discuss his crushing series of tragedies.
Job, though, remains devoted to God through all of this and contends that his life has not been one of sin.
Job is then restored to health, happiness and prosperity beyond his earlier state.
www.gotquestions.org /Book-of-Job.html   (453 words)

 The Book Of Job - Introduction
Because the Book of Job is so often neglected, yet presents a valuable lesson and is so highly praised by even people of the world, Christians should certainly take the time to study this portion of God's Word!
THE PURPOSE OF THE BOOK: It is common to suggest that the purpose of the book is to answer the age-old question, "Why does God allow the righteous to suffer?" That is certainly the question Job raises, but it is worthy to note that he himself never receives a direct answer.
Job longs for a mediator between him and God (9:33; 33:23), and Jesus is one (1 Ti 2:5).
www.ccel.org /contrib/exec_outlines/job/job_01.htm   (1162 words)

 Bible commentary - Book of Job
Scholars argue that the book is a vindication of the justice and goodness of God.
Job is blameless and upright at the beginning and, although discouraged, nothing is able to move him.
As trials came to God's children through the ages, Satan's claims would be broken, case by case, as they prayed for the power to overcome through the merits of the slain lamb.
www.bibleexplained.com /other-early/Job/job.htm   (169 words)

 Book of Job Summary
The biblical Book of Job is included among the Writings (Ketubim) in the Hebrew Bible and among the Poetic books in the Old Testament.
Job is a didactic poem set in a prose framing device.
In the following excerpt from his introduction to The Anchor Bible: Job, Pope examines several points of critical debate surrounding The Book of Job: the question of textual integrity, the form and origin of the book, the place of the work in the literary canon, and the philosophical and educational intentions of the book's author(s).
www.bookrags.com /Book_of_Job   (394 words)

 Book of Job - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Job's repentance is pivotal to the story as being the ultimate purpose for the entire ordeal, with restoration by God's great mercy and compassion being the crowning climax.
After several rounds of debate between Job and his friends, a divine voice, parenthetically described as coming from a "cloud" or "whirlwind", the Lord describes, in evocative and lyrical language, what the experience of being responsible for the world is like, and asks if Job has ever had the experiences that He (God) has had.
Job 38:11 states "Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further." It was used to mark a "dead end" in the trail of clues.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Book_of_Job   (5106 words)

 The Book of Job
Their tests of Job's faith and his own bafflement over God's seeming capriciousness keep us riveted to Coyote's voice as he brings the tale to its conclusion."...
Job leaps from the road, rattles the door and discourses in the timeless voice of Coyote."...
Job's anguish and anger retain their full power, and Coyote's reading hits all the stops, yet never is histrionic sheerly for the sake of histrionics."...
www.petercoyote.com /bookjob.html   (733 words)

 The Book of Job
The Book of Job is considered a literary masterpiece.
Wisdom literature inserted separately to align the book with orthodox party-line thinking, but in conflict with the spirit of Job which is a reaction against this kind of easy explanation.
Job acknowledged the justice of Yahweh and repented.
www.wsu.edu /~delahoyd/job.html   (596 words)

 Stephen Mitchell Books
The Book of Job is the greatest Jewish work of art and one of the masterpieces of world literature.
Because Job is the archetypal victim, a good man who must suffer for no good reason, his story can serve as the central parable from our post-Holocaust age.
This is the first time ever that the Hebrew verse of Job has been translated into verse in any language, ancient or modern, and the result is a triumph.
www.stephenmitchellbooks.com /transAdapt/bookJob.html   (132 words)

 Amazon.com: The Book of Job: Books: Stephen Mitchell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Though Job is permitted to suffer at the hands of the accuser, this book is the story of Job's triumph.
The sections that he breaks the Book up into are extremely helpful, and his piecing together the third speeches of Bildad and Zophar is very well done, and eliminates the confusion that the King James and Revised Standard leave in their translation.
Mitchell's translation of the book is excellent poetry; he says he tries to capture the 'urgency' of the book, and he does so admirably well (if it was there in the first place).
www.amazon.com /Book-Job-Stephen-Mitchell/dp/0060969598   (2046 words)

 Book of Job
Job belonged to the "people of the East" (1:3), tribes which lived east of the Jordan, an Aramean, for he lived in the land of Uz (or Hus).
Therefore, Job must be afflicted because of what he or his children have done.
Job rejects this idea and insists that his suffering is undeserved and therefore unjust.
biblia.com /jesusbible/job.htm   (1812 words)

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 l e a r n @ j t s READING OPPORTUNITIES The Book of Job   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
Before there was a Book of Job, there was very likely a story of Job, an exemplary tale designed to teach a simple idea about religion and man's duty to God.
This story, which probably did not have a fixed text, is retold by the author of the present Book of Job as the narrative framework of his book.
We may refer to this story as the tale of Job the Patient.
www.learn.jtsa.edu /topics/reading/bookexc/scheindlin_job   (143 words)

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 The Book of Job:  A Brief Introduction
in contrast to Proverbs, but like Ecclesiastes, Job must be read in its entirety to understand its message; single verses often contradict the overall message of the book
typical of wisdom thinking, Job views the world from the perspective of human need and concern rather than God's requirements
three theories about Job: 1) a historical figure who spoke all the words attributed to him; 2) a literary creation by the author as a teaching parable; 3) historical kernel adapted by the author to address certain issues.
www.cresourcei.org /jobintro.html   (291 words)

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