Job 2:1-6; Satan Again Permitted to Afflict Job; Satan moves for another trial, which should touch his bone and his flesh, God, for holy ends, permits it; Satan smites him with a very painful and loathsome disease. B.C. 1520

J O B CHAPTER 2 We left Job honourably acquitted upon a fair trial between God and Satan concerning him. Satan had leave to touch, to touch and take, all he had, and was confident that he would then curse God to his face; but, on the contrary, he blessed him, and so he was proved an honest man and Satan a false accuser. Now, one would have thought, this would be conclusive, and that Job would never have his reputation called in question Continue Reading

Job 1:13-19; The Calamities Brought on Job; The Death of Job’s Children; They died by a wind of the devil’s raising, who is the prince of the power of the air; Such miserable comforters are all creatures, In God only we have a present help at all times. B.C. 1520

The Calamities Brought on Job; The Death of Job's Children. B. C. 1520. Job 1:13-19 13 And there was a day when his sons and his daughters were eating and drinking wine in their eldest brother's house:   14 And there came a messenger unto Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them:   15 And the Sabeans fell upon them, and took them away; yea, they have slain the servants with the edge of Continue Reading

Job 1:6-12; Satan before God; Satan Permitted to Afflict Job; Satan thrust himself among the Sons of God; God’s hedge about Job. B.C. 1520

Satan before God; Satan Permitted to Afflict Job. B. C. 1520. Job 1:6-12 6 Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them.   7 And the LORD said unto Satan, Whence comest thou? Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it.   8 And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my Continue Reading

Job 1:4-5; Job’s Solicitude for His Children; We have here a further account of Job’s prosperity and his piety; Job’s pious concern for the spiritual welfare of his children; ‘It may be, my sons have sinned and have cursed God in their hearts’, he offered sacrifice for them. A.D. 1520

Job's Solicitude for His Children. B. C. 1520. Job 1:4-5 4 And his sons went and feasted in their houses, every one his day; and sent and called for their three sisters to eat and to drink with them.   5 And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the morning, and offered burnt offerings according to the number of them all: for Job said, It may Continue Reading

Job 1:1-3; Job’s Character and Possessions; He was perfect and upright; He eschewed evil; His Seven Sons and Three Daughters; This man was the greatest of all the men of the East. B.C. 1520

J O B CHAPTER 1 The history of Job begins here with an account, I. Of his great piety in general (ver. 1), and in a particular instance, ver. 5. II. Of his great prosperity, ver. 2-4. III. Of the malice of Satan against him, and the permission he obtained to try his constancy, ver. 6-12. IV. Of the surprising troubles that befel him, the ruin of his estate (ver. 13-17), and the death of his children, ver. 18, 19. V. Of his exemplary Continue Reading

Job’s Character and Possessions B.C. 1520

Job 1:1 1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil. 2 And there were born unto him seven sons and three daughters. 3 His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east. Concerning Continue Reading