Background and outline job bible commentary theology. The first two chapters set the stage for the great controversy that will take place between job. The christian is to be separated from the world cf. Job lived southeast of israel, perhaps east of edom and north of arabia see lamentations 4.
And we read in chapter 1, verse 22, in all this, job. Next chapter of job the book of job, chapter 18 we hope that you find the content of the book of job, chapter 18 from the douay rheims version of the catholic bible helpful to your bible studies and for references which allow you to read the books and individual verses of this chapter. Then job closes this chapter by continuing to reminisce on how good life was for him in the old days before his trial from god. To understand the full impact of the book of job the book must be read and understood as a whole. The mindmap method requires you to create a brain dump based on your books topic. I summarised the bible on twitter between aug 2010 and nov 20 one tweet per chapter, one chapter per day. The book of job lesson 5 chapters 1114 outline first discourse of zophar, 11 jobs reply to zophar, 1214 observations what is the thrust of the argument of zophar, based on what he says and jobs reply. For this job 3 summary lets start by reminding ourselves of the message of the book of job. One talmudic tradition suggests moses as author since the land of uz 1. Eliphaz shews that the end of the wicked is misery job 5. Job is an unlikely candidate because the books message rests on jobs ignorance of the events that occurred in heaven as they were related to his ordeal. In fact, some scholars believe that job requires and understanding of the book as a whole more than any other book of the old testament. Taken from nelsons new illustrated bibkle dictionary.
Job does not seem to be an israelite, because he is said to be from the land of uz job 1. These bible book outlines are intended to assist you as you study gods wor d. Visit the eo web site to browse and download the material for church or personal use. In the first two rounds, eliphaz, bildad and zophar speak in turn. And job became afflicted with painful sores from head to toe. Divisions of the book description of jobs trials ch. The book takes its name from the main character in the poem, the patriarch job. I have had my share of trials and tribulations for the last 34 years. Use highlighting, underlining, and take notes while you study the bible.
It is possible that job is the oldest of any book of the bible written approximately 21001800 b. Yet, job lost his wealth, many of his servants and his livestock. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of bible. Before finalizing your chapter summary, an outline will be a big help in organizing ideas in ways that is easy to comprehend. Judgment of midian, chapter 31 moses last act midian in the wilderness is a type of the world. A few questions thoughts to ponder have been added to the first section. Preparation for the coming of the spirit, chapter 1 1. Chapter 1 here chapter 2 here at the start of chapter 3 of the book of job, we find job, having sat in silence with his 3 friends for 7 days, ready to talk. Dos and donts in writing a chapter summary examples. When we cant understand gods ways, we must trust his wisdom. In the epilogue, which is found in the last chapter of the book, job acknowledges the justice of yahweh and repents for all that he said in his own defense.
Many books are too long for a traditional chapter a week approach. We hope that you will come to know and love him deeply. So these three men ceased answering job, because he was righteous in his own eyes. Job answers each of their speeches directly before the next friend starts. The lord jesus christ at work by the holy spirit through the apostles in jerusalem, chapters 17 a. Lets open our bibles to the third chapter of the book of job. A study outline of the book of job developed by bob young. The book of job has long been praised as a masterpiece of literature. According to biblical scholars, the book of job is the oldest book in the bible. Copeland this study guide is from the executable outlines series, a collection of sermon outlines and bible study lessons by mark a.
Iyov is a book in the ketuvim writings area of the hebrew bible tanakh, and the main wonderful book in the old testament bible. Key personalities of this book include job, eliphaz the temanite, bildad the shuhite, zophar the naamathite, and elihu the buzite. Outline of job free bible outlines bible study start. There it says that god brought all of this upon job. Job 1 kjv there was a man in the land of uz, bible gateway. Lo and behold, satan comes out and challenges god on jobs goodness. His friends speak in more or less three rounds, with each speech followed by a reply from job. As you read the pages of scripture, ask yourself, what does this passage tell me about god. Lo and behold, satan comes out and challenges god on job s goodness. His final word to job is a great gospel invitation, but it does not fit jobs case v.
Book of job summary by chapter old testament job story. At the end of these speeches, god answers job and his friends and settles the matter. The reference poetical books denotes form rather than imaginative or capricious content. Hes blameless and upright, and he has kids, a wife, land, and a bunch of sheep. Job had 10 children who appear to be adults at the time his suffering began.
The book of job 3 the book of job introduction to the book the book of job has long been praised as a masterpiece of literature. Job bible study outlinecontents by chapter and verse. The book of job is a book in the ketuvim writings section of the hebrew bible tanakh, and. Zophar speaks in what will be his last contribution to this great debate. A chapter outline is a very useful tool in summarizing. The prose prologue chapters one and two and the epilogue 42. Its author is unknown yet it is possible that job himself wrote it. Then the wrath of elihu, the son of barachel the buzite, of the family of ram, was aroused against job. His fearful vision to humble the excellency of creatures before god. Key personalities of this book include job, eliphaz the temanite, bildad the shuhite, zophar the naamathite, and. A study outline of the book of job developed by bob young foreword most churches face a difficult challenge in determining how to address the longer books of the bible in adult bible classes.
Reuben and gad ask for land on wrong side of jordan, chapter 32. Tomorrow, if all literature was to be destroyed and it was left to me to retain one work only, i should save job. It is the first of the poetical books which also include psalms, proverbs, ecclesiastes, song of solomon, and lamentations. This kind of prayer keeps the line open with god throughout the day. This is the main method of outlining that we teach in selfpublishing school. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.
Up in the heavens, god brags to the divine assembly about job. Write your topic in the center of a piece of paper, then use lines and words to. How does one deal with the pentateuch, the old testament ot books of history, or. This was originally written as a commentary in outline form, not as a study guide with questions. A poem to wisdom chapter 28, previously read as part of the speech of job, now regarded by most scholars as a. Jordan is a type of death and resurrection of christ. This begins a long section in the book of job where jobs friends counsel him and he answers them. The book begins with the description of job as a just and upright man. Then there is the last chapter that puts the closure on the whole thing. Whole chapters of the book are devoted to speeches by jobs counselors. This book describes the moral depravity experienced by.
The book of job is written in the form of a dramatic poem, that deals with several age old questions, among them the question of why the righteous suffer. Every chapter of the bible in 140 characters or less. An outline will make looking for the main points in the chapter easier. What comes out of his mouth is one of the more heartbreaking of the laments found. And in the first chapter of the book of job we saw that job could fairly well understand gods ways. The prose section of the book of job is a gigantic, sweeping drama that encompasses earth and heaven. Addressing the issue of theodoric the vindication of the equity of god in the light of humankinds agony, or all the more essentially, why do the noble suffer. Thats what hes been telling us in these last few verses. He saw that it led to a dead end, that it had no way to cope with the suffering of godly. If you were to fit it chronologically, it should be place in the early chapters of genesis.
Job is referred to as a historical character in the scriptures see ezek. So the lord blessed the latter end of job more than his beginning comp. The restoration of prosperity, prophesied by eliphaz job 5. Friends join job, and join him in silent mourning for seven days.759 1231 1438 1006 711 1140 1087 1377 151 770 1017 1141 1115 470 388 314 1378 844 1517 1325 792 44 680 1031 447 1421 173 355 580 440 1249 1221 188 1086 451 1128 148 1370 138 887