Job 1:1 KJV (With Strong’s)

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ξThere was a man
'iysh (Hebrew #376)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
KJV usage: also, another, any (man), a certain, + champion, consent, each, every (one), fellow, (foot-, husband-)man, (good-, great, mighty) man, he, high (degree), him (that is), husband, man(-kind), + none, one, people, person, + steward, what (man) soever, whoso(-ever), worthy. Compare 802.
Pronounce: eesh
Origin: contracted for 582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant)
in the land
'erets (Hebrew #776)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land)
KJV usage: X common, country, earth, field, ground, land, X natins, way, + wilderness, world.
Pronounce: eh'-rets
Origin: from an unused root probably meaning to be firm
ofa Uz
`Uwts (Hebrew #5780)
consultation; Uts, a son of Aram, also a Seirite, and the regions settled by them.
KJV usage: Uz.
Pronounce: oots
Origin: apparently from 5779
, whose name
shem (Hebrew #8034)
an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character
KJV usage: + base, (in-)fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report.
Pronounce: shame
Origin: a primitive word (perhaps rather from 7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare 8064)
was Job
'Iyowb (Hebrew #347)
hated (i.e. persecuted); Ijob, the patriarch famous for his patience
KJV usage: Job.
Pronounce: ee-yobe'
Origin: from 340
b; and that man
'iysh (Hebrew #376)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
KJV usage: also, another, any (man), a certain, + champion, consent, each, every (one), fellow, (foot-, husband-)man, (good-, great, mighty) man, he, high (degree), him (that is), husband, man(-kind), + none, one, people, person, + steward, what (man) soever, whoso(-ever), worthy. Compare 802.
Pronounce: eesh
Origin: contracted for 582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant)
was perfect
tam (Hebrew #8535)
complete; usually (morally) pious; specifically, gentle, dear
KJV usage: coupled together, perfect, plain, undefiled, upright.
Pronounce: tawm
Origin: from 8552
and upright
yashar (Hebrew #3477)
straight (literally or figuratively)
KJV usage: convenient, equity, Jasher, just, meet(-est), + pleased well right(-eous), straight, (most) upright(-ly, -ness).
Pronounce: yaw-shawr'
Origin: from 3474
, and one thatc feared
yare' (Hebrew #3373)
fearing; morally, reverent
KJV usage: afraid, fear (-ful).
Pronounce: yaw-ray'
Origin: from 3372
God
'elohiym (Hebrew #430)
gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative
KJV usage: angels, X exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), X (very) great, judges, X mighty.
Pronounce: el-o-heem'
Origin: plural of 433
, and eschewed
cuwr (Hebrew #5493)
a primitive root; to turn off (literal or figurative)
KJV usage: be(-head), bring, call back, decline, depart, eschew, get (you), go (aside), X grievous, lay away (by), leave undone, be past, pluck away, put (away, down), rebel, remove (to and fro), revolt, X be sour, take (away, off), turn (aside, away, in), withdraw, be without.
Pronounce: soor
Origin: or suwr (Hosea 9:12) {soor}
evil
ra` (Hebrew #7451)
bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral)
KJV usage: adversity, affliction, bad, calamity, + displease(-ure), distress, evil((- favouredness), man, thing), + exceedingly, X great, grief(-vous), harm, heavy, hurt(-ful), ill (favoured), + mark, mischief(-vous), misery, naught(-ty), noisome, + not please, sad(-ly), sore, sorrow, trouble, vex, wicked(-ly, -ness, one), worse(-st), wretchedness, wrong. (Incl. feminine raaah; as adjective or noun.).
Pronounce: rah
Origin: from 7489
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Cross References

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1-5:  The holiness, riches, and religious care of Job for his children.
6-12:  Satan, appearing before God, by calumniation obtains leave to afflict Job.
13-22:  Understanding of the loss of his children and goods, in his mourning he blesses God.
Uz.
Huz.
Job.
perfect.
Job 1:8• 8And Jehovah said to Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God and abstaineth from evil? (Job 1:8)
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Job 2:3• 3And Jehovah said to Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God and abstaineth from evil? and still he remaineth firm in his integrity, though thou movedst me against him, to swallow him up without cause. (Job 2:3)
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Job 23:11‑12• 11My foot hath held to his steps; his way have I kept, and not turned aside.
12Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have laid up the words of his mouth more than the purpose of my own heart.
(Job 23:11‑12)
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Job 31:1‑40• 1I made a covenant with mine eyes; and how should I fix my regard upon a maid?
2For what would have been my portion of +God from above, and what the heritage of the Almighty from on high?
3Is not calamity for the unrighteous? and misfortune for the workers of iniquity?
4Doth not he see my ways, and number all my steps?
5If I have walked with falsehood, and my foot hath hasted to deceit,
6(Let me be weighed in an even balance, and +God will take knowledge of my blamelessness;)
7If my step have turned out of the way, and my heart followed mine eyes, and if any blot cleaveth to my hands;
8Let me sow, and another eat; and let mine offspring be rooted out.
9If my heart have been enticed unto a woman, so that I laid wait at my neighbour's door,
10Let my wife grind for another, and let others bow down upon her.
11For this is an infamy; yea, it is an iniquity to be judged by the judges:
12For it is a fire that consumeth to destruction, and would root out all mine increase.
13If I have despised the cause of my bondman or of my bondmaid, when they contended with me,
14What then should I do when *God riseth up? and if he visited, what should I answer him?
15Did not he that made me in the womb make him? and did not One fashion us in the womb?
16If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
17Or have eaten my morsel alone, so that the fatherless ate not thereof,
18(For from my youth he grew up with me as with a father, and I have guided the widow from my mother's womb;)
19If I have seen any perishing for want of clothing, or any needy without covering;
20If his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my lambs;
21If I have lifted up my hand against an orphan, because I saw my help in the gate:
22Then let my shoulder fall from the shoulder-blade, and mine arm be broken from the bone!
23For calamity from *God was a terror to me, and by reason of his excellency I was powerless.
24If I have made gold my hope, or said to the fine gold, My confidence!
25If I rejoiced because my wealth was great, and because my hand had gotten much;
26If I beheld the sun when it shone, or the moon walking in brightness,
27And my heart have been secretly enticed, so that my mouth kissed my hand:
28This also would be an iniquity for the judge, for I should have denied the *God who is above.
29If I rejoiced at the destruction of him that hated me, and exulted when evil befell him;
30(Neither have I suffered my mouth to sin by asking his life with a curse;)
31If the men of my tent said not, Who shall find one that hath not been satisfied with his meat?--
32The stranger did not lodge without; I opened my doors to the pathway.
33If I covered my transgressions as Adam, by hiding mine iniquity in my bosom,
34Because I feared the great multitude, and the contempt of families terrified me, so that I kept silence, and went not out of the door, …
35Oh that I had one to hear me! Behold my signature: let the Almighty answer me! And let mine opponent write an accusation!
36Would I not take it upon my shoulder? I would bind it on to me as a crown;
37I would declare unto him the number of my steps; as a prince would I come near to him.
38If my land cry out against me, and its furrows weep together;
39If I have eaten the fruits thereof without money, and have tormented to death the souls of its owners:
40Let thistles grow instead of wheat, and tares instead of barley. The words of Job are ended.
(Job 31:1‑40)
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Gen. 6:9• 9This is the history of Noah. Noah was a just man, perfect amongst his generations: Noah walked with God. (Gen. 6:9)
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Gen. 17:1• 1And Abram was ninety-nine years old, when Jehovah appeared to Abram, and said to him, I am the Almighty *God: walk before my face, and be perfect. (Gen. 17:1)
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2 Kings 20:3• 3Ah! Jehovah, remember, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done what is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept much. (2 Kings 20:3)
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2 Chron. 31:20‑21• 20And thus did Hezekiah throughout Judah, and wrought what was good and right and true before Jehovah his God.
21And in every work that he undertook in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart and prospered.
(2 Chron. 31:20‑21)
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Luke 1:6• 6And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless. (Luke 1:6)
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J. N. Darby Translation

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There was a man in the land of Uza whose name was Job; and this man was perfectb and upright, and one that feared God and abstained from evil.

JND Translation Notes

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See Lam. 4.21.
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Complete, lacking nothing; cf. 2 Sam. 22.24.