New Living Translation
a messenger arrived at Job's home with this news: "Your oxen were plowing, with the donkeys feeding beside them,
King James Bible
And there came a messenger unto Job, and said, The oxen were plowing, and the asses feeding beside them:
Darby Bible Translation
And there came a messenger to Job and said, The oxen were ploughing, and the asses feeding beside them;
World English Bible
that there came a messenger to Job, and said, "The oxen were plowing, and the donkeys feeding beside them,
Young's Literal Translation
And a messenger hath come in unto Job and saith, 'The oxen have been plowing, and the she-asses feeding by their sides,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:14 Messenger, and c. - One messenger immediately followed another; Satan so ordering by God's permission, that there might seem to be more than ordinary displeasure of God against him in his troubles, and that he might not have leisure to recollect himself, but be overwhelmed by a complication of calamities.
LibraryWhether Hypocrisy is Always a Mortal Sin?
Objection 1: It seems that hypocrisy is always a mortal sin. For Jerome says on Is. 16:14: "Of the two evils it is less to sin openly than to simulate holiness": and a gloss on Job 1:21 [*St. Augustine on Ps. 63:7], "As it hath pleased the Lord," etc., says that "pretended justice is no justice, but a twofold sin": and again a gloss on Lam. 4:6, "The iniquity . . . of my people is made greater than the sin of Sodom," says: "He deplores the sins of the soul that falls into hypocrisy, which is a greater …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
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One day when Job's sons and daughters were feasting at the oldest brother's house,
when the Sabeans raided us. They stole all the animals and killed all the farmhands. I am the only one who escaped to tell you."
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