Job 1:3
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New International Version
and he owned seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen and five hundred donkeys, and had a large number of servants. He was the greatest man among all the people of the East.

New Living Translation
He owned 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 teams of oxen, and 500 female donkeys. He also had many servants. He was, in fact, the richest person in that entire area.

English Standard Version
He possessed 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, and 500 female donkeys, and very many servants, so that this man was the greatest of all the people of the east.

New American Standard Bible
His possessions also were 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and very many servants; and that man was the greatest of all the men of the east.

King James Bible
His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
His estate included 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and a very large number of servants. Job was the greatest man among all the people of the east.

International Standard Version
His livestock included 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 teams of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and many servants. Indeed, the man's stature greatly exceeded that of many people who lived in the East.

NET Bible
His possessions included 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, and 500 female donkeys; in addition he had a very great household. Thus he was the greatest of all the people in the east.

New Heart English Bible
His possessions also were seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen, five hundred female donkeys, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the children of the east.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He owned 7,000 sheep and goats, 3,000 camels, 1,000 oxen, 500 donkeys, and a large number of servants. He was the most influential person in the Middle East.

JPS Tanakh 1917
His possessions also were seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she-asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the children of the east.

New American Standard 1977
His possessions also were 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and very many servants; and that man was the greatest of all the men of the east.

Jubilee Bible 2000
His substance was seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen, five hundred she asses, and a very great store of servants, so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.

King James 2000 Bible
His possessions also were seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred female donkeys, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.

American King James Version
His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.

American Standard Version
His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she-asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the children of the east.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And his possession was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a family exceeding great: and this man was great among all the people of the east.

Darby Bible Translation
And his substance was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she-asses, and very many servants; and this man was greater than all the children of the east.

English Revised Version
His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she-asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the children of the east.

Webster's Bible Translation
His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she-asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.

World English Bible
His possessions also were seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen, five hundred female donkeys, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the children of the east.

Young's Literal Translation
and his substance is seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred pairs of oxen, and five hundred she-asses, and a service very abundant; and that man is greater than any of the sons of the east.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:1-5 Job was prosperous, and yet pious. Though it is hard and rare, it is not impossible for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of heaven. By God's grace the temptations of worldly wealth may be overcome. The account of Job's piety and prosperity comes before the history of his great afflictions, showing that neither will secure from troubles. While Job beheld the harmony and comforts of his sons with satisfaction, his knowledge of the human heart made him fearful for them. He sent and sanctified them, reminding them to examine themselves, to confess their sins, to seek forgiveness; and as one who hoped for acceptance with God through the promised Saviour, he offered a burnt-offering for each. We perceive his care for their souls, his knowledge of the sinful state of man, his entire dependence on God's mercy in the way he had appointed.
Study Bible
Job's Character and Wealth
2Seven sons and three daughters were born to him. 3His possessions also were 7,000 sheep, 3000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, 500 female donkeys, and very many servants; and that man was the greatest of all the men of the east. 4His sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of each one on his day, and they would send and invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 27:9
David attacked the land and did not leave a man or a woman alive, and he took away the sheep, the cattle, the donkeys, the camels, and the clothing. Then he returned and came to Achish.

Job 1:4
His sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of each one on his day, and they would send and invite their three sisters to eat and drink with them.

Job 1:10
"Have You not made a hedge about him and his house and all that he has, on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land.

Job 21:28
"For you say, 'Where is the house of the nobleman, And where is the tent, the dwelling places of the wicked?'

Job 29:25
"I chose a way for them and sat as chief, And dwelt as a king among the troops, As one who comforted the mourners.

Job 31:25
If I have gloated because my wealth was great, And because my hand had secured so much;

Job 31:37
"I would declare to Him the number of my steps; Like a prince I would approach Him.

Job 42:10
The LORD restored the fortunes of Job when he prayed for his friends, and the LORD increased all that Job had twofold.

Job 42:12
The LORD blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning; and he had 14,000 sheep and 6,000 camels and 1,000 yoke of oxen and 1,000 female donkeys.

Jeremiah 49:28
Concerning Kedar and the kingdoms of Hazor, which Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon defeated. Thus says the LORD, "Arise, go up to Kedar And devastate the men of the east.
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His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she asses, and a very great household; so that this man was the greatest of all the men of the east.

substance. or, cattle.

Genesis 12:5 And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all …

Genesis 13:6 And the land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together: …

Genesis 34:23 Shall not their cattle and their substance and every beast of theirs …

2 Chronicles 32:29 Moreover he provided him cities, and possessions of flocks and herds …

seven.

Job 42:12 So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: …

Genesis 12:16 And he entreated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, …

Numbers 31:32-34 And the booty, being the rest of the prey which the men of war had caught…

Judges 6:5 For they came up with their cattle and their tents, and they came …

1 Samuel 25:2 And there was a man in Maon, whose possessions were in Carmel; and …

2 Kings 3:4 And Mesha king of Moab was a sheep master, and rendered to the king …

Proverbs 10:22 The blessing of the LORD, it makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.

household. or, husbandry.

2 Chronicles 26:10 Also he built towers in the desert, and dig many wells: for he had …

greatest.

Job 29:9,10,25 The princes refrained talking, and laid their hand on their mouth…

men. Heb. sons.

Judges 6:3 And so it was, when Israel had sown, that the Midianites came up, …

Judges 7:12 And the Midianites and the Amalekites and all the children of the …

Judges 8:10 Now Zebah and Zalmunna were in Karkor, and their hosts with them, …

1 Kings 4:30 And Solomon's wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the …

of the east.

Genesis 25:6 But to the sons of the concubines, which Abraham had, Abraham gave …

Genesis 29:1 Then Jacob went on his journey, and came into the land of the people …

Numbers 23:7 And he took up his parable, and said, Balak the king of Moab has …

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