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Job 42

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    Job 42:1 Then Job answered the LORD, and said,
    Job 42:2 I know that you can do every thing, and that no thought can be withheld from you.
    Job 42:3 Who is he that hides counsel without knowledge? therefore have I uttered that I understood not; things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.
    Job 42:4 Hear, I beseech you, and I will speak: I will demand of you, and declare you to me.
    Job 42:5 I have heard of you by the hearing of the ear: but now my eye sees you.
    Job 42:6 Why I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.
    Job 42:7 And 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.
    Job 42:8 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.
    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.
    Job 42:10 And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.
    Job 42:11 Then came there to him all his brothers, and all his sisters, and all they that had been of his acquaintance before, and did eat bread with him in his house: and they bemoaned him, and comforted him over all the evil that the LORD had brought on him: every man also gave him a piece of money, and every one an earring of gold.
    Job 42:12 So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses.
    Job 42:13 He had also seven sons and three daughters.
    Job 42:14 And he called the name of the first, Jemima; and the name of the second, Kezia; and the name of the third, Kerenhappuch.
    Job 42:15 And in all the land were no women found so fair as the daughters of Job: and their father gave them inheritance among their brothers.
    Job 42:16 After this lived Job an hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons' sons, even four generations.
    Job 42:17 So Job died, being old and full of days.