Job 42:8
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New International Version
So now take seven bulls and seven rams and go to my servant Job and sacrifice a burnt offering for yourselves. My servant Jobwill pray for you, and I will accept his prayer and not deal with you according to your folly. You have not spoken the truth about me, as my servant Jobhas."


New American Standard Bible
"Now therefore, take for yourselves seven bulls and seven rams, and go to My servant Job, and offer up a burnt offering for yourselves, and My servant Job will pray for you. For I will accept him so that I may not do with you according to your folly, because you have not spoken of Me what is right, as My servant Job has."


King James Bible
Therefore take unto you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you: for him will I accept: lest I deal with you after your folly, in that ye have not spoken of me the thing which is right, like my servant Job.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now take seven bulls and seven rams, go to My servant Job, and offer a burnt offering for yourselves. Then My servant Job will pray for you. I will surely accept his prayer and not deal with you as your folly deserves. For you have not spoken the truth about Me, as My servant Job has."


International Standard Version
So take seven bulls and seven rams and bring them to my servant Job. And bring a whole burnt offering for yourselves and my servant Job will pray for you. I'll encourage him by not responding as your disgraceful folly deserves, since you didn't speak about me correctly as did my servant Job.


American Standard Version
Now therefore, take unto you seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt-offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you; for him will I accept, that I deal not with you after your folly; for ye have not spoken of me the thing that is right, as my servant Job hath.


Douay-Rheims Bible
Take unto you therefore seven oxen, and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer for yourselves a holocaust : and my servant Job shall pray for you : his face I will accept, that folly be not imputed to you : for you have not spoken right things before me, as my servant Job hath.


Darby Bible Translation
And now, take for yourselves seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt-offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you, for him will I accept: lest I deal with you after your folly, for ye have not spoken of me rightly, like my servant Job.


Young's Literal Translation
And now, take to you seven bullocks and seven rams, and go ye unto My servant Job, and ye have caused a burnt-offering to ascend for you; and Job My servant doth pray for you, for surely his face I accept, so as not to do with you folly, because ye have not spoken concerning Me rightly, like My servant Job.
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Context
The Lord Rebukes Job's Friends

7And it was so, that after the LORD had spoken these words to Job, the LORD said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My wrath is kindled against you, and against your two friends: for you have not spoken of me the thing that is right, as my servant Job has. 8Therefore take to you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you: for him will I accept: lest I deal with you after your folly, in that you have not spoken of me the thing which is right, like my servant Job. 9So Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite went, and did according as the LORD commanded them: the LORD also accepted Job.
Cross References
James 5:16
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.


1 John 5:16
If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not to death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin not to death. There is a sin to death: I do not say that he shall pray for it.


Genesis 20:7
Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for you, and you shall live: and if you restore her not, know you that you shall surely die, you, and all that are yours.


Genesis 20:17
So Abraham prayed to God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bore children.


Numbers 23:1
And Balaam said to Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven oxen and seven rams.


Job 1:5
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 be that my sons have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.


Job 1:8
And the LORD said to Satan, Have you considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that fears God, and eschews evil?


Job 22:30
He shall deliver the island of the innocent: and it is delivered by the pureness of your hands.


Job 42:9
So Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite went, and did according as the LORD commanded them: the LORD also accepted Job.


Ezekiel 14:14
Though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, said the Lord GOD.


Treasury of Scripture

Therefore take to you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you: for him will I accept: lest I deal with you after your folly, in that you have not spoken of me the thing which is right, like my servant Job.

Therefore (From this it appears that Job was considered as a priest, not only to his own family, but also to others. For his children he offered burnt offerings, (ch.

Job 1:5 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 now he is to make the same kind of offerings, accompanied with intercession, in behalf of his three friends. This is a full proof of the innocence and integrity of Job.)

seven bullocks

Numbers 23:1,14,29 And Balaam said to Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven oxen and seven rams...

1 Chronicles 15:26 And it came to pass, when God helped the Levites that bore the ark of the covenant of the LORD...

2 Chronicles 29:21 And they brought seven bullocks, and seven rams, and seven lambs, and seven he goats, for a sin offering for the kingdom...

Ezekiel 45:23 And seven days of the feast he shall prepare a burnt offering to the LORD...

Hebrews 10:4,10-14 For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins...

go

Matthew 5:23,24 Therefore if you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has ought against you...

offer

Job 1:5 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...

Exodus 18:12 And Jethro, Moses' father in law, took a burnt offering and sacrifices for God: and Aaron came, and all the elders of Israel...

my servant Job shall

Genesis 20:17 So Abraham prayed to God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bore children.

Isaiah 60:14 The sons also of them that afflicted you shall come bending to you...

Jeremiah 14:11 Then said the LORD to me, Pray not for this people for their good.

Jeremiah 15:1 Then said the LORD to me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my mind could not be toward this people...

Ezekiel 14:14 Though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness...

Hebrews 7:25 Why he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come to God by him, seeing he ever lives to make intercession for them.

James 5:14 Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him...

1 John 5:6 This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood...

Revelation 3:9 Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold...

him. Heb. his face, or person

Job 42:9 So Eliphaz the Temanite and Bildad the Shuhite and Zophar the Naamathite went, and did according as the LORD commanded them...

1 Samuel 25:35 So David received of her hand that which she had brought him, and said to her, Go up in peace to your house; see...

Malachi 1:8,9 And if you offer the blind for sacrifice, is it not evil? and if you offer the lame and sick, is it not evil...

Matthew 3:17 And see a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.

Ephesians 1:6 To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he has made us accepted in the beloved.

lest

Psalm 103:10 He has not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to our iniquities.

2 Timothy 4:14 Alexander the coppersmith did me much evil: the Lord reward him according to his works:

Strong's Concordance
Therefore take unto you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you: for him will I accept: lest I deal with you [after your] folly, in that ye have not spoken of me [the thing which is] right, like my servant Job.
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Job Chapter 42 Verse 8

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