Job 2:3
Good News Translation
"Did you notice my servant Job?" the LORD asked. "There is no one on earth as faithful and good as he is. He worships me and is careful not to do anything evil. You persuaded me to let you attack him for no reason at all, but Job is still as faithful as ever."

Contemporary English Version
Then the LORD asked, "What do you think of my servant Job? No one on earth is like him--he is a truly good person, who respects me and refuses to do evil. And he hasn't changed, even though you persuaded me to destroy him for no reason."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord said to Satan: Hast thou considered my servant, Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a man simple and upright, and fearing God, and avoiding evil, and still keeping his innocence? But thou hast moved me against him, that I should afflict him without cause.

New American Bible
The LORD said to the satan, “Have you noticed my servant Job? There is no one on earth like him, blameless and upright, fearing God and avoiding evil. He still holds fast to his innocence although you incited me against him to ruin him for nothing.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the Lord said to Satan: Hast thou considered my servant, Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a man simple and upright, and fearing God, and avoiding evil, and still keeping his innocence? But thou hast moved me against him, that I should afflict him without cause.

Hast thou.

Job 1:1,8 There was a man in the land of Hus, whose name was Job, and that man was simple and upright, and fearing God, and avoiding evil. . . .

Job 9:20 If I would justify myself, my own mouth shall condemn me: if I would shew myself innocent, he shall prove me wicked.

Genesis 6:9 These are the generations of Noe: Noe was a just and perfect man in his generations, he walked with God.

Psalm 37:37 Keep innocence, and behold justice: for there are remnants for the peaceable man.

Philippians 3:12 Not as though I had already attained, or were already perfect: but I follow after, if I may by any means apprehend, wherein I am also apprehended by Christ Jesus.

1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory in Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little, will himself perfect you and confirm you and establish you.

an upright.

Proverbs 11:8 The dissembler with his mouth deceiveth his friend: but the just shall be delivered by knowledge.

Proverbs 13:6 Justice keepeth the way of the innocent: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.

Proverbs 14:2 He that walketh in the right way, and feareth God, is despised by him that goeth by an infamous way.

Proverbs 15:8 The victims of the wicked are abominable to the Lord: the vows of the just are acceptable.

Proverbs 16:17 The path of the just departeth from evils: he that keepeth his soul keepeth his way.

holdeth.

Job 1:21,22 And said: Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: the Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away: as it hath pleased the Lord, so is it done: blessed be the name of the Lord. . . .

Job 13:15 Although he should kill me, I will trust in him: but yet I will reprove my ways in his sight.

Job 27:5,6 God forbid that I should judge you to be just: till I die I will not depart from my innocence. . . .

Psalm 26:1 Unto the end, a psalm for David. Judge me, O Lord, for I have walked in my innocence: and I have put my trust in the Lord, and shall not be weakened.

Psalm 41:12 But thou hast upheld me by reason of my innocence: and hast established me in thy sight for ever.

James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for, when he hath been proved, he shall receive the crown of life which God hath promised to them that love him.

1 Peter 1:7 That the trial of your faith (much more precious than gold which is tried by the fire) may be found unto praise and glory and honour at the appearing of Jesus Christ.

thou movedst.

Job 1:11 But stretch forth thy hand a little, and touch all that he hath, and see if he bless thee not to thy face.

destroy him.

2 Samuel 20:20 And Joab answering said: God forbid, God forbid that I should, I do not throw down, nor destroy.

without.

Job 9:17 For he shall crush me in a whirlwind, and multiply my wounds even without cause.

John 9:3 Jesus answered: Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents; but that the works of God should be made manifest in him.

Context
Job Loses His Health
2That the Lord said to Satan: Whence comest thou? And he answered, and said: I have gone round about the earth, and walked through it. 3And the Lord said to Satan: Hast thou considered my servant, Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a man simple and upright, and fearing God, and avoiding evil, and still keeping his innocence? But thou hast moved me against him, that I should afflict him without cause.4And Satan answered, and said: Skin for skin; and all that a man hath, he will give for his life:…
Cross References
Job 1:8
And the Lord said to him: Hast thou considered my servant, Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a simple and upright man, and fearing God, and avoiding evil?

Job 2:2
That the Lord said to Satan: Whence comest thou? And he answered, and said: I have gone round about the earth, and walked through it.

Job 2:4
And Satan answered, and said: Skin for skin; and all that a man hath, he will give for his life:

Job 27:5
God forbid that I should judge you to be just: till I die I will not depart from my innocence.

Job 27:6
My justification, which I have begun to hold, I will not forsake: for my heart doth not reprehend me in all my life.

Additional Translations
Then the LORD said to Satan, “Have you considered My servant Job? For there is no one on earth like him—blameless and upright, fearing God and shunning evil. He still retains his integrity, even though you incited Me against him to ruin him without cause.”And the LORD said to Satan, Have you considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that fears God, and eschews evil? and still he holds fast his integrity, although you moved me against him, to destroy him without cause.

And Jehovah said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job? for there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and turneth away from evil: and he still holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.

And the Lord said to the devil, Hast thou then observed my servant Job, that there is none of men upon the earth like him, a harmless, true, blameless, godly man, abstaining from all evil? and he yet cleaves to innocence, whereas thou has told me to destroy his substance without cause?

And Jehovah said to Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God and abstaineth from evil? and still he remaineth firm in his integrity, though thou movedst me against him, to swallow him up without cause.

And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job? for there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and art upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil: and he still holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.

And the LORD said to Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and shunneth evil? and still he holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.

Yahweh said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job? For there is none like him in the earth, a blameless and an upright man, one who fears God, and turns away from evil. He still maintains his integrity, although you incited me against him, to ruin him without cause."

And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Hast thou set thy heart unto My servant Job because there is none like him in the land, a man perfect and upright, fearing God and turning aside from evil? and still he is keeping hold on his integrity, and thou dost move Me against him to swallow him up for nought!'
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