New Living Translation
"All right, do with him as you please," the LORD said to Satan. "But spare his life."
King James Bible
And the LORD said unto Satan, Behold, he is in thine hand; but save his life.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah said to Satan, Behold, he is in thy hand; only spare his life.
World English Bible
Yahweh said to Satan, "Behold, he is in your hand. Only spare his life."
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah saith unto the Adversary, 'Lo, he is in thy hand; only his life take care of.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:6 In thine hand - If God did not chain up the roaring lion, how soon would he devour us! As far as he permits the wrath of Satan and wicked men, to proceed against his people, he will make it turn to his praise and theirs, and the remainder thereof he will restrain. Job, in being thus maligned of Satan, was a type of Christ. He had permission to bruise his heel, to touch his bone and his flesh; yea, and his life also; because by dying he was to do what Job could not do, to destroy him that had the power of death.
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HAPPINESS OF THE CHRISTIAN O HOW happy is he who is not only a visible, but also an invisible saint! He shall not be blotted out the book of God's eternal grace and mercy. DIGNITY OF THE CHRISTIAN There are a generation of men in the world, that count themselves men of the largest capacities, when yet the greatest of their desires lift themselves no higher than to things below. If they can with their net of craft and policy encompass a bulky lump of earth, Oh, what a treasure have they engrossed …
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2 Corinthians 12:7
even though I have received such wonderful revelations from God. So to keep me from becoming proud, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger from Satan to torment me and keep me from becoming proud.
But reach out and take away his health, and he will surely curse you to your face!"
So Satan left the LORD's presence, and he struck Job with terrible boils from head to foot.
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