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Job the Silent

A Study in Historical Counterpoint

by Bruce Zuckerman

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7388486M
ISBN 100195121279
ISBN 109780195121278
OCLC/WorldCa40597083

The book of Job is perhaps the oldest book in the Bible. No one knows who wrote it. Some scholars think it may have been written by Moses while others date it as late as the time of Solomon. But one thing is certain: this book is given to us by the Holy Spirit. It is a beautiful and profound book, touching upon the themes of suffering more deeply than any. Having remained silent up to this point because of his youth, Elihu now speaks. Angry with Job justifying himself rather than God, and by the inability of Job's friends to provide an answer, Elihu feels compelled to speak (). He takes issue with Job's claim of .

Silent Joe is a mystery thriller set in Orange County, California, about a young sheriffs deputy investigating the murder of his wealthy adoptive father. I hadnt heard of this author before and got this from my book (swap) club/5(). 13 “My eyes have seen all this, my ears have heard and understood it. 2 What you know, I also know; I am not inferior to you. 3 But I desire to speak to the Almighty and to argue my case with God. 4 You, however, smear me with lies; you are worthless physicians, all of you! 5 If only you would be altogether silent! For you, that would be wisdom.

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"Job the Silent is enjoyable reading. It is also a major work of Joban scholarship. Zuckerman's thesis deserves a thoroughgoing evaluation and critique."--The Catholic Biblical Quarterly "This is one of the most fascinating and perceptive studies of the Book of Job that I have read."--Journal of Theological Studies "[An] excellent book."/5(2).

Zuckerman argues that the book of Job was intended as a parody protesting the stereotype of the traditional righteous sufferer as patient and Zuckerman argues that the book of Job was intended as a parody protesting the stereotype of the traditional righteous sufferer as patient and silent.4/5(2).

"Job the Silent is enjoyable reading. It is also a major work of Joban scholarship. Zuckerman's thesis deserves a thoroughgoing evaluation and critique."—The Catholic Biblical Quarterly "This is one of the most fascinating and perceptive studies of the Book of Job that I have read."—Journal of Theological Studies "[An] excellent book."—Price: $ Job the Silent A Study in Historical Counterpoint Bruce Zuckerman.

In this strikingly original study, Zuckerman compares The Book of Job and its fate to that of the famous Yiddish short story, "Bontsye Shvayg," a covert parody whose protagonist has come to be revered as a.

"Job the Silent is enjoyable reading. It is also a major work of Joban scholarship. Zuckerman's thesis deserves a thoroughgoing evaluation and critique."--The Catholic Biblical Quarterly "This is one of the most fascinating and perceptive studies of the Book of Job that I have read."--Journal of Theological Studies "[An] excellent book."--Pages: In fact, the Book of Job, if properly understood, can teach us many deep and meaningful truths.

What we have to guard against is the drawing of improper conclusions that contradict the perfect character and ways of God or other truths that are clearly taught in the Scriptures. Verse - Hold your peace, Job the Silent book me alone, that I may speak; literally, be silent from me that I may speak; but our version gives the true repeats the entreaty with which he had bemoan (vers.

5, 6).And let some on me what is prepared to face the worst. He feels, as he expresses it below (ver. 19), that, if he holds his tongue, he must die.

In this Bible story from the book of Job, there is a wealthy man named Job residing in an area called Uz with his extended family and vast flocks.

He is “blameless” and “upright,” constantly mindful to live in a righteous manner ().God brags to Satan about Job’s virtue, but Satan contends that Job is only righteous because God has favored him generously.

No one said a word to Job, for they saw that his suffering was too great for words. English Standard Version And they sat with him on the ground seven days and seven nights, and no one spoke a word to him, for they saw that his suffering was very great.

In order to answer why God can be silent [hidden] in our sufferings, we have looked at the narrative context of the Book of Job and at corresponding New Testament texts. Let us now turn to the poetic, wisdom genre which forms the central portion of Job.

Job, by staying silent before God, stresses the point that he understands that his affliction is God's will even though he despairs at not knowing why. Job appears faithful without direct knowledge of God and without demands for special attention from God, even for a cause that all others would declare to be just.

The Book of Job tells how one man suddenly awakened to the anarchy rampant in the world, yet his attachment to God outlived the ruin of his tidy system. Job is a pious believer who is struck by misfortune so great that it cannot be explained in the usual way as a prompting to repentance, a warning, let alone a punishment (the arguments later addressed to him by his friends).

After being silent throughout the dialogues between Job and his friends, God finally speaks to Job out of the whirlwind. God does not answer their questions about Job's guilt or innocence, but rather speaks about the created order and contrasts what God can do with what humans are able to do.

Analysis All through the book, Job had been hoping. Job 1 King James Version (KJV) 1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil.

2 And there were born unto him seven sons and three daughters. Job the silent: a study in historical counterpoint. [Bruce Zuckerman] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Elihu had been right. Job listens in silent agreement. And when Elihu is finished, God speaks to Job and not to Elihu. And so now we want to know what more God has to say to Job.

Let's look and see. Job on Trial Before God. Job"Gird up your loins like a man, I. The book of Job opens in verse one by telling us that Job was a blameless, upright man who feared God and turned away from evil.

Then his life unraveled. Job’s suffering did not come because he was bad but rather because of his unwavering faithfulness to God. (Job ) 2.) In the midst of suffering, we must never lose our hope in God. The Book of Job.

It has already been said that the Book of Job was ascribed by the Rabbis to Moses. Its place in the canon is between Psalms and Proverbs. The high priest read the Book of Job for diversion before Yom Kippur.

According to the Talmudists, he who sees the Book of Job in a dream may anticipate a misfortune. Albert Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible.

So they sat down with him upon the ground; - see Jobnote; Jobnote; compare Ezra“I rent my garment and my mantle, and plucked off the hair of my head, and my beard, and sat down astonished.” Seven days and seven nights - Seven days was the usual time of mourning among the Orientals.

Thus, they made public lamentation for Jacob. Question: "What did Job’s three friends have wrong, and what did they have right?" Answer: Job’s three friends, Eliphaz, Bildad, and Zophar, have historically been known for offering lengthy speeches that resulted in their being condemned by God (Job –9).At one point Job, weary of their unhelpful rhetoric, told them, “You are miserable comforters, all of you!” (Job ).

Whenever K L Slater has a new book out, I immediately buy it and halt my other reading material pushing her book to the top of the pile. The Silent Ones is an excellent example of why I keep reading her stories which are told in a way that keeps the reader glued from the first s: K.

There are important lessons we can learn from the book of Job. We should realize that a person’s trials are not always a result of his or her own mistakes or sins. They can come about from other sources or other reasons, and so we should not level false accusations as Job’s friends did.A.

This question was asked by Job's friends (Job - ). B. After a week of silence, Job's friends finally speak, and this is the line of reasoning they used.

C. They were convinced that Job had sinned, and that he needed to repent. D. This question was answered in the above point, but keep in .