Job 42:10
New International Version
After Job had prayed for his friends, the LORD restored his fortunes and gave him twice as much as he had before.

New Living Translation
When Job prayed for his friends, the LORD restored his fortunes. In fact, the LORD gave him twice as much as before!

English Standard Version
And the LORD restored the fortunes of Job, when he had prayed for his friends. And the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.

Berean Study Bible
After Job had prayed for his friends, the LORD restored his prosperity and doubled his former possessions.

New American Standard Bible
The LORD restored the fortunes of Job when he prayed for his friends, and the LORD increased all that Job had twofold.

King James Bible
And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.

Christian Standard Bible
After Job had prayed for his friends, the LORD restored his fortunes and doubled his previous possessions.

Contemporary English Version
After Job had prayed for his three friends, the LORD made Job twice as rich as he had been before.

Good News Translation
Then, after Job had prayed for his three friends, the LORD made him prosperous again and gave him twice as much as he had had before.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
After Job had prayed for his friends, the LORD restored his prosperity and doubled his previous possessions.

International Standard Version
The LORD restored Job's prosperity after he prayed for his friends. The LORD doubled everything that Job had once possessed.

NET Bible
So the LORD restored what Job had lost after he prayed for his friends, and the LORD doubled all that had belonged to Job.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends. The LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After Job prayed for his friends, the LORD restored Job's prosperity and gave him twice as much [as he had before].

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the LORD changed the fortune of Job, when he prayed for his friends; and the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.

New American Standard 1977
And the LORD restored the fortunes of Job when he prayed for his friends, and the LORD increased all that Job had twofold.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends; also the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.

King James 2000 Bible
And the LORD restored the fortunes of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.

American King James Version
And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.

American Standard Version
And Jehovah turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: and Jehovah gave Job twice as much as he had before.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Lord prospered Job: and when he prayed also for his friends, he forgave them their sin: and the Lord gave Job twice as much, even the double of what he had before.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord also was turned at the penance of Job, when he prayed for his friends. And the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah turned the captivity of Job, when he had prayed for his friends; and Jehovah gave Job twice as much as he had before.

English Revised Version
And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: and the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.

World English Bible
Yahweh turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends. Yahweh gave Job twice as much as he had before.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah hath turned to the captivity of Job in his praying for his friends, and Jehovah doth add to all that Job hath -- to double.
Study Bible
The LORD Blesses Job
10After Job had prayed for his friends, the LORD restored his prosperity and doubled his former possessions. 11All his brothers and sisters and prior acquaintances came and dined with him in his house. They consoled him and comforted him over all the adversity that the LORD had brought upon him. And each one gave him a piece of silver and a gold ring.…
Cross References
James 5:11
See how blessed we consider those who have persevered. You have heard of Job's perseverance and have seen the outcome from the Lord. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy.

Deuteronomy 30:3
then He will restore you from captivity and have compassion on you and gather you from all the nations to which the LORD your God has scattered you.

1 Samuel 2:8
He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap. He seats them among princes and bestows on them a throne of honor. For the foundations of the earth are the LORD's, and upon them He has set the world.

Job 1:2
He had seven sons and three daughters,

Job 1:3
and he owned 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 of all the people of the east.

Job 42:9
So Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite went and did as the LORD had told them; and the LORD accepted Job's request.

Psalm 14:7
Oh, that the salvation of Israel would come from Zion! When the LORD restores His captive people, let Jacob rejoice, let Israel be glad.

Psalm 85:1
You showed favor to Your land, O LORD; You restored Jacob from captivity.

Psalm 126:1
When the LORD restored the captives of Zion, we were like dreamers.

Treasury of Scripture

And the LORD turned the captivity of Job, when he prayed for his friends: also the LORD gave Job twice as much as he had before.

turned

Job 5:18-20
For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole…

Deuteronomy 30:3
That then the LORD thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath scattered thee.

Psalm 14:7
Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion! when the LORD bringeth back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad.

when

Genesis 20:17
So Abraham prayed unto God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bare children.

Exodus 17:4,5
And Moses cried unto the LORD, saying, What shall I do unto this people? they be almost ready to stone me…

Numbers 12:2,13
And they said, Hath the LORD indeed spoken only by Moses? hath he not spoken also by us? And the LORD heard it

the lord

Job 8:6,7
If thou wert pure and upright; surely now he would awake for thee, and make the habitation of thy righteousness prosperous…

Job 22:24,25
Then shalt thou lay up gold as dust, and the gold of Ophir as the stones of the brooks…

Deuteronomy 8:18
But thou shalt remember the LORD thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day.

Isaiah 40:2
Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned: for she hath received of the LORD'S hand double for all her sins.

Isaiah 61:7
For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be unto them.







Lexicon
After Job
אִיּ֔וֹב (’î·yō·wḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 347: Job -- a patriarch

had prayed
בְּהִֽתְפַּֽלְל֖וֹ (bə·hiṯ·pal·lōw)
Preposition-b | Verb - Hitpael - Infinitive construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6419: To judge, to intercede, pray

for
בְּעַ֣ד (bə·‘aḏ)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 1157: In up to, over against, at, beside, among, behind, for

his friends,
רֵעֵ֑הוּ (rê·‘ê·hū)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7453: Friend, companion, fellow

the LORD
וַֽיהוָ֗ה (Yah·weh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

restored
שָׁ֚ב (ḇ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7725: To turn back, in, to retreat, again

his prosperity
שְׁב֣וּת (šə·ḇūṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 7622: Exile, prisoners, a former state of prosperity

and doubled
וַ֧יֹּסֶף (way·yō·sep̄)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3254: To add, augment

his
לְאִיּ֖וֹב (lə·’î·yō·wḇ)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 347: Job -- a patriarch

former possessions.
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every
(10) When he prayed for his friends.--Job's personal discipline was not complete till he passed from the sphere of his own sorrows to the work of intercession for his friends, and it was through the very act of this self-oblivion and self-sacrifice that his own deliverance was brought about. When he prayed for his friends, we are told, the Lord turned his own captivity: that is, restored and re-instated him in prosperity even greater than before.

This is the true moral of all human history, which is to be accomplished in the world of the regeneration, if not here. All sorrow is fraught with the promise and the hope of future blessedness, and to know that is to rob sorrow of its pain. It is impossible to reap the full gain of it when the burden presses, but, as far as it can be done, sorrow is mitigated. Had Job been able to look forward with confidence to his actual deliverance, he would have been able to bear his affliction; it was because he could not that all was dark. And after all there are sorrows and afflictions for which there is no deliverance like Job's; there is a captivity which can never be turned in this life, and for this the only hope is the sure hope of the Gospel, and the promise which in its degree is afforded by the history of Job: for if Job's is a representative history, as we are bound to believe it must be, then the lesson of it must be that what is not explained or mended here will be explained and mended hereafter. It is God alone who can enlighten the darkness which surrounds His counsels; but at the same time we must remember that with Him is the well of life, and in His light we shall see light.

Verse 10 - And the Lord turned the captivity of Job. The literal use of this phrase is common, the metaphorical use of it uncommon, in Scripture. Still, it is so simple a metaphor, and captivity so common a thing among ancient peoples, that it may well have been in general use among the nations of Western Asia from very primitive times. It signifies, as Professor Lee remarks, "a restoration to former happy circumstances." When he prayed for his friends. Perhaps his complete forgiveness by God was contingent on his own complete forgiveness of his "friends" (Matthew 6:12, 14, 15; Matthew 18:32-35); at any rate, his restoration immediately followed his intercession. Also the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before; literally, added to all that had been Job's to the double (comp. ver. 12). 42:10-17 In the beginning of this book we had Job's patience under his troubles, for an example; here, for our encouragement to follow that example, we have his happy end. His troubles began in Satan's malice, which God restrained; his restoration began in God's mercy, which Satan could not oppose. Mercy did not return when Job was disputing with his friends, but when he was praying for them. God is served and pleased with our warm devotions, not with our warm disputes. God doubled Job's possessions. We may lose much for the Lord, but we shall not lose any thing by him. Whether the Lord gives us health and temporal blessings or not, if we patiently suffer according to his will, in the end we shall be happy. Job's estate increased. The blessing of the Lord makes rich; it is he that gives us power to get wealth, and gives success in honest endeavours. The last days of a good man sometimes prove his best, his last works his best works, his last comforts his best comforts; for his path, like that of the morning light, shines more and more unto the perfect day.
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