Zophar



a friend of Job. Job 2:11.
Historical Examples

Zophar hints, what is very true, that our judgment of our own conduct is imperfect.
Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Job Robert Watson

So the poem runs on to the end of the first answer to Zophar.
Short Studies on Great Subjects James Anthony Froude

Zophar had charged Job with similar crimes, and no direct reply was given to the accusation.
Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Job Robert Watson

But Zophar has noted the whole tendency of his argument to be heretical.
Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Job Robert Watson

Zophar discourses of one who is openly unjust and rapacious.
Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Job Robert Watson

Hence some have thought the passage to be the missing speech of Zophar.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 4 Various

Zophar either does not appear at all, or maintains his former position with no new argument.
The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall

Zophar’s speech arouses him to answer, and he says Zophar does not speak the truth.
The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall

To a Zophar every man is blind who does not see as he sees, and every word offensive that bids him take pause.
Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Job Robert Watson

Zophar of Naamath reproached thee with being a prater; but none of these good friends lent thee a crown.
A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 6 (of 10) Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)

chirping, one of Job’s friends who came to condole with him in his distress (Job 2:11. The LXX. render here “king of the Mineans” = Ma’in, Maonites, Judg. 10:12, in Southern Arabia). He is called a Naamathite, or an inhabitant of some unknown place called Naamah.

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