1 Then Job answered Jehovah and said:
2 I know that You can do everything, and that no purpose is withheld from You.
3 You asked, Who is this who hides counsel without knowledge? So I have proclaimed
what I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know.
4 Grant me this request, and I will speak: I will inquire of You, and You declare to me.
5 I have heard of You by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye has seen You.
6 Therefore I despise myself, and have repented in dust and ashes.
7 And so it was, after Jehovah had spoken these words to Job, that Jehovah said to
Eliphaz the Temanite, My wrath has been kindled against you and your two friends, for
you have not spoken of Me what is right, as My servant Job has.
8 Now therefore, take for yourselves seven bulls and seven rams, go to My servant Job,
and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and My servant Job will pray for you; for I
accept him; lest I deal with you according to your folly; because you have not spoken of
Me what is right, as My servant Job has.
9 So Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite went and
did as Jehovah commanded them; for Jehovah accepted Job.
10 And Jehovah returned what had been taken captive from Job when he prayed for his
friends. Indeed Jehovah gave Job twice as much as he had before.
11 Then all his brothers, all his sisters, and all those who had been his acquaintances
before, came to him and ate food with him in his house; and they consoled him and
comforted him for all the evil that Jehovah had brought upon him. Each one gave him a
piece of money and each a ring of gold.
12 So Jehovah blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; for he had
fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, one thousand yoke of oxen, and one
thousand female donkeys.
13 He also had seven sons and three daughters.
14 And he called the name of the first Jemimah, the name of the second Keziah, and the
name of the third Keren-Happuch.
15 In all the land were found no women so beautiful as the daughters of Job; and their
father gave them an inheritance among their brothers.
16 After this Job lived one hundred and forty years, and saw his children and grandchildren to four generations.
17 So Job died, old and full of days.