Job himself, moses, solomon, isaiah, ezekiel and baruch. And even though that was more than 52 weeks ago, this is only the 47 th lesson in this series and so, weve studied through the entire book of job. Up in the heavens, god brags to the divine assembly about job. During the course of time the following authors have been supposed. Next chapter of job the book of job, chapter 42 we hope that you find the content of the book of job, chapter 42 from the douay rheims version of the catholic bible helpful to your bible studies and for references which allow you to read the books and individual verses of this chapter. I know that you can do everything, and that no purpose of yours can be withheld from you. The author, date, and place of the book of job are all uncertain. In his study on the book the book of job, quality publications, wayne jackson offers the following lessons to be gleaned. When the understanding is enlightened by the spirit of grace, our knowledge of divine. God reproves his friends, for whom job intercedes, and god accepts them, ver. Furthermore, job offers his own sacrifices and sacrifices for his friends, rather than bringing them to the levitical priests at the tabernacle or temple, etc. This is a summary of the fortysecond chapter of job, the most. Job 42 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, spanning 23 volumes, covered the entire bible with verse by verse. The book of job is a really tough book to read and even tougher to understand.
It is a though some western union telegram boy delivers a series of messages to job about terrible catastrophes. The underlined word here is not in the text, having been supplied by the translators. Hard on the heels of the first comes another one, and the messages keep coming in. On the contrary, god speaks directly to job, just as he does in the patriarchal age with noah, abraham, isaac, jacob, and other heads of households see job 3842. This must refer to the declaration above, in the beginning of this chapter, 42. This week we read the final chapter of the book and find out what becomes of job in the end. Job chapter 42 coffmans commentary of the new testament. Life can and probably will be hard, but god is with us and wants to speak to us in the storms. Bible study questions on the book of job enlightener. The prose section of the book of job is a gigantic, sweeping drama that encompasses earth and heaven. Godly hatred of ones own defilement is the natural accompaniment of a believers confrontation with the holy god. You asked, who is this that obscures my plans without knowledge. The conclusion of the book of job reveals, now the l ord blessed the latter days of job more than his beginning 42. What is taught about trial in the new testament is founded on the principles found right here in the book of job.
And gods servants are still learning to trust in the allwise, allpowerful judge of the. His troubles began in satans malice, which god restrained. They consoled him and comforted him over all the adversity that the lord had brought upon him. In chapter 1 we read that, one by one, the props are pulled out of job s life.
Job s final speech in his own defense is probably where the book originally ended. This course is designed as an expository study of the book of job, taking the student through the entire book with cross references to other portions of scripture. The book defends the absolute glory and perfection of god it sets forth the theme echoed in psa 18. In chapter 42, after listening to gods countercharges, job abhors himself and repents in dust in ashes.
Prologue job is tested 12 jobs soliloquy 3 the great debate. Aug 23, 2017 rather, jobs agony ends only in a deeper vision of god 42. This epilogue to the book of job is, for many readers, hard to accept. The book of job does not mention any indications of data and only very few indications of places. Job died in prosperity and his days were counted as a blessing. Job 42 bible commentary matthew henry concise christianity. David guzik commentary on job 42 describes jobs repentance and restoration, as he confesses before god, who restores jobs life with blessings. The book of job is rightly understood to be a masterpiece of hebrew poetry and western literature. Job chapter 42 explained discover the 66 books of the bible. The book of job provides us with our basis for understanding the purpose and course of trial in the lives of believers.
This is why this so very special book cannot be arranged in precise historical order. God says he will forgive them only under special conditions. Oct 28, 2012 this week we read the final chapter of the book and find out what becomes of job in the end. The whole book up to this point has been apparently an argument against the doctrine of retributive justice. For a comprehensive study of the passage, download the study guide pdf download. Then job answered the lord, and said, 2 i know that thou canst do every thing, and that no thought can be withholden from thee. According to chapter 42, with whom is god actually angry. After again all and as before for fortunes friends gave had he him his increased job lord made much of prayed prosperous restored that the twice twofold when ot poetry.
The skeptical character of the symposium, with its challenge to timehonored views, most likely would have kept the book of job out of the canon of old testament writings had some additions not been made to the original book. Jobs outburst in job 3 did not curse god, but it did come close. A brilliant dialogue in that day was what a baseball game or any other athletic event is in our day. Job is referred to as a historical character in the scriptures see ezek. Job chapter 42 kjv king james version notice the bible tells us that god gave job twice as much as he had back in ch. On the contrary, god speaks directly to job, just as he does in the patriarchal age with noah, abraham, isaac, jacob, and other heads of households see job 38 42. The book of job the holy bible complete chapters 1 42.
He came to own fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen and a thousand shedonkeys. These concluding words take the reader back to where the account began 1. Again there was a day when the sons of god came to present themselves before the lord, and. The final picture of job mirrors the opening picture of him in chapter 1. Job 40 god concludes his speech to job job 4041 this concluding speech of god to job falls into three parts. In the fifth verse of the fortieth chapter, job says, once have i spoken. In the long run, there are blessings for obedienceentrance into the kingdom of god is the greatest of all blessingsand curses for disobedience. Well be studying the last chapter of the book of job today. Curiously, elihu is not addressed by god in this final chapter. List passages bookchapterverse from other books of the bible that mention job. Previous book previous chapter read the full chapter next chapter next book. Job 42 summary explaining the book bible study guide. Job, chapter 42 king james version christian answers webbible. Lo and behold, satan comes out and challenges god on job s goodness.
The lord blesses job 10 after job had prayed for his friends, the lord restored his prosperity and doubled his former possessions. Enrich your faith and grow in spiritual maturity with the incredible bible study and devotional books listed below. You have not spoken of me what is right, as my servant job has job 42. The skeptical character of the symposium, with its challenge to timehonored views, most likely would have kept the book of job out of the canon of old testament writings had some additions not been made to. In the end, all the attack of satan served to make job a more blessed and more godly man. Job said, naked i came from my mothers womb, and naked will i return there. Job is commended for having spoken of god what is right 42. Job with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. Job 42 nkjv jobs repentance and restoration bible gateway. The setting for this narrative is in patriarchal times. As the first poetic book of the english bible, job introduces the reader to the idea of hebrew poetry, which involves the repetition and combination of ideas more than sounds.
Surely i spoke of things i did not understand, things too wonderful for me to know. Copeland this study guide is from the executable outlines series, a collection of sermon outlines and bible study lessons by mark a. God blesses and restores job to his prosperity, ver. The wisdom that is found in the book of job is not communicated in the form of proverb. My servant job will pray for you, and i will accept his prayer and not deal. Study guide for job 1 by david guzik blue letter bible. And each one gave him a piece of silver and a gold ring. The book defends the absolute glory and perfection of god it sets forth the theme echoed in. Hes blameless and upright, and he has kids, a wife, land, and a bunch of sheep. You asked, who is this who hides counsel without knowledge. You have told me about great works that i cannot understand, about marvels which are beyond me, of which i. The poetry section of the book of job is a contest in dialogue between job and his three friends. The purpose is to assist the student in gaining a greater comprehension of the biblical teaching contained in the book of job with an emphasis on practical application. In chapter 1 we read that, one by one, the props are pulled out of jobs life.
And after all of that fortyone chapters that have taken us over a year to study job gives his final response to the lord in verse 1 of chapter 42. Some lessons from the book in his study on the book the book of job, quality publications, wayne jackson offers the following lessons to be gleaned. Jobs final speech in his own defense is probably where the book originally ended. Job chapter 42 summary and what god wants from us youtube. Some people think this is because elihu was correct in what he said and was indeed gods messenger to job. I realized job didnt lose them he had 10 in heaven and 10 on earth. At the end of chapter 42, job regains wealth and has new servants, livestock, and children. Please read job 1 and answer the following questions.1196 1091 228 1166 1134 811 904 757 1226 78 450 431 1061 1081 1324 1073 1161 128 403 1095 36 300 1419 1044 283 908 1417 601 315 922 1131 1354 1072 443 381 524 805 160 1161 11 760 231 1481 659