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Job 1

Prologue

1In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job. This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil. He had seven sons and three daughters, and he owned seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen and five hundred donkeys, and had a large number of servants. He was the greatest man among all the people of the East.

His sons used to hold feasts in their homes on their birthdays, and they would invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them. When a period of feasting had run its course, Job would make arrangements for them to be purified. Early in the morning he would sacrifice a burnt offering for each of them, thinking, ‘Perhaps my children have sinned and cursed God in their hearts.’ This was Job’s regular custom.

One day the angels[a] came to present themselves before the Lord, and Satan[b] also came with them. The Lord said to Satan, ‘Where have you come from?’

Satan answered the Lord, ‘From roaming throughout the earth, going to and fro on it.’

Then the Lord said to Satan, ‘Have you considered my servant Job? There is no one on earth like him; he is blameless and upright, a man who fears God and shuns evil.’

‘Does Job fear God for nothing?’ Satan replied. 10 ‘Have you not put a hedge around him and his household and everything he has? You have blessed the work of his hands, so that his flocks and herds are spread throughout the land. 11 But now stretch out your hand and strike everything he has, and he will surely curse you to your face.’

12 The Lord said to Satan, ‘Very well, then, everything he has is in your power, but on the man himself do not lay a finger.’

Then Satan went out from the presence of the Lord.

13 One day when Job’s sons and daughters were feasting and drinking wine at the eldest brother’s house, 14 a messenger came to Job and said, ‘The oxen were ploughing and the donkeys were grazing nearby, 15 and the Sabeans attacked and made off with them. They put the servants to the sword, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!’

16 While he was still speaking, another messenger came and said, ‘The fire of God fell from the heavens and burned up the sheep and the servants, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!’

17 While he was still speaking, another messenger came and said, ‘The Chaldeans formed three raiding parties and swept down on your camels and made off with them. They put the servants to the sword, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!’

18 While he was still speaking, yet another messenger came and said, ‘Your sons and daughters were feasting and drinking wine at the eldest brother’s house, 19 when suddenly a mighty wind swept in from the desert and struck the four corners of the house. It collapsed on them and they are dead, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!’

20 At this, Job got up and tore his robe and shaved his head. Then he fell to the ground in worship 21 and said:

‘Naked I came from my mother’s womb,
    and naked I shall depart.[c]
The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away;
    may the name of the Lord be praised.’

22 In all this, Job did not sin by charging God with wrongdoing.

Notas al pie

  1. Job 1:6 Hebrew the sons of God
  2. Job 1:6 Hebrew satan means adversary.
  3. Job 1:21 Or shall return there

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Jobu 1

Ìbẹ̀rẹ̀ ìgbé ayé Jobu

1Ọkùnrin kan wà ní ilẹ̀ Usi, orúkọ ẹni tí í jẹ́ Jobu; ọkùnrin náà sì ṣe olóòtítọ́, ó dúró ṣinṣin, ẹni tí ó bẹ̀rù Ọlọ́run, tí ó kórìíra ìwà búburú, A sì bi ọmọkùnrin méje àti ọmọbìnrin mẹ́ta fún un. Ohun ọ̀sìn rẹ̀ sì jẹ́ ẹ̀ẹ́dẹ́gbàárin (7,000) àgùntàn, àti ẹgbẹ̀ẹ́dógún (3,000) ìbákasẹ, àti ẹ̀ẹ́dẹ́gbẹ̀ta (500) àjàgà ọ̀dá màlúù, àti ẹ̀ẹ́dẹ́gbẹ̀ta (500) abo kẹ́tẹ́kẹ́tẹ́, ó sì pọ̀; bẹ́ẹ̀ ni ọkùnrin yìí sì pọ̀jù gbogbo àwọn ará ìlà-oòrùn lọ.

Àwọn ọmọ rẹ̀ a sì máa lọ í jẹun àsè nínú ilé ara wọn, olúkúlùkù ní ọjọ́ rẹ̀; wọn a sì máa ránṣẹ́ pé arábìnrin wọn mẹ́tẹ̀ẹ̀ta láti jẹun àti láti pẹ̀lú wọn. Ó sì ṣe, nígbà tí ọjọ́ àsè wọn pé yíká, ni Jobu ránṣẹ́ lọ í yà wọ́n sí mímọ́, ó sì dìde ní kùtùkùtù òwúrọ̀, ó sì rú ẹbọ sísun níwọ̀n iye gbogbo wọn; nítorí tí Jobu wí pé: bóyá àwọn ọmọ mi ti ṣẹ̀, wọn kò sì ṣọpẹ́ fún Ọlọ́run lọ́kàn wọn. Bẹ́ẹ̀ ní Jobu máa ń ṣe nígbà gbogbo.

Ìdánwò Jobu àkọ́kọ́

Ǹjẹ́ ó di ọjọ́ kan, nígbà tí àwọn ọmọ Ọlọ́run wá í pé níwájú Olúwa, Satani sì wá pẹ̀lú wọn. Olúwa sì bi Satani wí pé, “Níbo ni ìwọ ti wá?”

Nígbà náà ní Satani dá Olúwa lóhùn wí pé, “Ní ìlọ-síwá-sẹ́yìn lórí ilẹ̀ ayé, àti ní ìrìnkèrindò nínú rẹ̀.”

Olúwa sì sọ fún Satani pé, “Ìwọ ha kíyèsi Jobu ìránṣẹ́ mi, pé kò sí ẹni tí ó dàbí rẹ̀ ní ayé, ọkùnrin tí í ṣe olóòtítọ́, tí ó sì dúró ṣinṣin, ẹni tí ó bẹ̀rù Ọlọ́run, ti ó sì kórìíra ìwà búburú.”

Nígbà náà ni Satani dá Olúwa lóhùn wí pé, “Jobu ha bẹ̀rù Ọlọ́run ní asán bí?” 10 “Ìwọ kò ha ti ṣọgbà yìí ká, àti yí ilé rẹ̀ àti yí ohun tí ó ní ká, ní ìhà gbogbo? Ìwọ bùsi iṣẹ́ ọwọ́ rẹ̀, ohun ọ̀sìn rẹ̀ sì ń pọ̀ si ní ilẹ̀. 11 Ǹjẹ́, nawọ́ rẹ nísinsin yìí, kí ó sì fi tọ́ ohun gbogbo tí ó ni; bí kì yóò sì bọ́hùn ni ojú rẹ.”

12 Olúwa sì dá Satani lóhùn wí pé, “Kíyèsi i, ohun gbogbo tí ó ní ń bẹ ní ìkáwọ́ rẹ, kìkì òun tìkára rẹ̀ ni ìwọ kò gbọdọ̀ fi ọwọ́ rẹ kàn.”

Bẹ́ẹ̀ ni Satani jáde lọ kúrò níwájú Olúwa.

13 Ó sì di ọjọ́ kan nígbà tí àwọn ọmọ rẹ̀ ọkùnrin àti obìnrin, tí wọ́n mu ọtí wáìnì nínú ilé ẹ̀gbọ́n wọn ọkùnrin, 14 oníṣẹ́ kan sì tọ Jobu wá wí pé: “Àwọn ọ̀dá màlúù ń tulẹ̀, àwọn kẹ́tẹ́kẹ́tẹ́ sì ń jẹ ní ẹ̀gbẹ́ wọn; 15 Àwọn ará Sabeani sì kọlù wọ́n, wọ́n sì ń kó wọn lọ pẹ̀lú, wọ́n ti fi idà sá àwọn ìránṣẹ́ pa, èmi nìkan ṣoṣo ní ó sá àsálà láti ròyìn fún ọ.”

16 Bí ó ti ń sọ ní ẹnu; ẹnìkan dé pẹ̀lú tí ó sì wí pé, “Iná ńlá Ọlọ́run ti ọ̀run bọ́ sí ilẹ̀, ó sì jó àwọn àgùntàn àti àwọn ìránṣẹ́; èmi nìkan ṣoṣo ní ó sálà láti ròyìn fún ọ.”

17 Bí ó sì ti ń sọ ní ẹnu, ẹnìkan sì dé pẹ̀lú tí ó wí pé, “Àwọn ará Kaldea píngun sí ọ̀nà mẹ́ta, wọ́n sì kọlù àwọn ìbákasẹ, wọ́n sì kó wọn lọ, pẹ̀lúpẹ̀lú wọ́n sì fi idà sá àwọn ìránṣẹ́ pa; èmi nìkan ṣoṣo ni ó sá àsálà láti ròyìn fún ọ!”

18 Bí ó ti ń sọ ní ẹnu, ẹnìkan dé pẹ̀lú tí ó sì wí pé àwọn ọmọ rẹ ọkùnrin àti obìnrin ń jẹ, wọ́n ń mu ọtí wáìnì nínú ilé ẹ̀gbọ́n. 19 Sì kíyèsi i, ẹ̀fúùfù ńláńlá ti ìhà ijù fẹ́ wá kọlu igun mẹ́rẹ̀ẹ̀rin ilé, ó sì wó lu àwọn ọ̀dọ́mọkùnrin náà, wọ́n sì kú, èmi nìkan ṣoṣo ni ó yọ láti ròyìn fún ọ.

20 Nígbà náà ni Jobu dìde, ó sì fa aṣọ ìgúnwà rẹ̀ ya, ó sì fá orí rẹ̀ ó wólẹ̀ ó sì gbàdúrà 21 wí pé:

“Ní ìhòhò ní mo ti inú ìyá mi jáde wá,
    ni ìhòhò ní èmi yóò sì tún padà lọ.
Olúwa fi fún ni, Olúwa sì gbà á lọ,
    ìbùkún ni fún orúkọ Olúwa.”

22 Nínú gbogbo èyí Jobu kò ṣẹ̀, bẹ́ẹ̀ ni kò sì fi òmùgọ̀ pe Ọlọ́run lẹ́jọ́.