And Job took a piece of broken pottery to scrape himself as he sat among the ashes.
Cross ReferencesJob 2:9
Then Job's wife said to him, "Do you still retain your integrity? Curse God and die!"
Therefore I retract my words, and I repent in dust and ashes."
"O daughter of My people, dress yourselves in sackcloth and roll in ashes. Mourn with bitter wailing, as you would for an only son, for suddenly the destroyer will come upon us."
They will raise their voices for you and cry out bitterly. They will throw dust on their heads and roll in ashes.
When word reached the king of Nineveh, he got up from his throne, took off his royal robe, covered himself with sackcloth, and sat in ashes.
Chapter Outline1. Satan, appearing again before God, obtains further leave to tempt Job.
7. He afflicts him with sore boils.
9. Job reproves his wife, who moved him to curse God.
11. His three friends console with him in silence.
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