Then Job's wife said to him, "Do you still retain your integrity? Curse God and die!"
Cross ReferencesLeviticus 24:11
The son of the Israelite woman blasphemed the Name and cursed. So they brought him to Moses. (His mother's name was Shelomith daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.)
And Job took a piece of broken pottery to scrape himself as he sat among the ashes.
"You speak as a foolish woman speaks," he told her. "Should we accept from God only good and not adversity?" In all this, Job did not sin in what he said.
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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