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Brilliant Explanation of the Problematical Job 42:7-8

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The Character of God in the Book of Job (Hebrew)

 

David Frankel

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The Speech about God in Job 42:7–8A Contribution to the Coherence of the Book of Job
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All of this is quite similar to what we find in the book of Job. Here, too, God appears out of the tempest and acts as judge. Here, too, he addresses two distinct parties. He first turns to Job, his loyal servant, and reprimands him for his failings. Then he turns to Job’s friends, expresses his anger at them, and declares them guilty of evil speech against their innocent friend. Here, too, the ones found guilty of evil speech against their fellow are threatened with severe divine punishment.
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