Job 5 Devotional Commentary

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Job 5:18

Job was a righteous man who was seriously afflicted by the destructive hand of Satan, causing him deep distress and pain.

Although he kept silence for a time, Job finally cried out to the Lord in anguish, compelling his three friends to respond with a series of long, self-righteous speeches in which they used human logic rather than Biblical truth to explain the shocking chain of events in Job's life.