A Bird's-Eye View of the Bible eBook

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4.  Second Interview between Jehovah and Satan. 2.

5.  Second Test and Result. 2.

6.  The Three Friends. 2.

SECTION III.  GEOGRAPHY

Locate by chapter and verse, naming the thought, or fact, or person connected therewith, the following geographical terms:  Uz, Sabeans, Chaldeans, Temanite, Shuhite, Naamathite, Buzite, Tema, Sheba, Ophir, Rahab, Ethiopia. (Locate chapter and verse by reference to concordance.) (Make record in blank book on same page as map.)

Draw full-page map, locating each place as far as known.

SECTION IV.  NATURE OF JOB’S DISEASE

Write out the descriptions as narrated in the following verses:  7:5; 13:28; 19:20; 30:17, 18, 30.  Describe in your own words the characteristics of the disease as noted in these verses.  Give name of disease, as agreed upon by interpreters.

SECTION V. SPEAKERS AND SPEECHES

In order to secure a skeleton idea of the book write out the names of the speakers in consecutive order and the chapters containing the speeches.  Space in each line could be reserved to fill in at a later study the general thought of each speech.  At the close make any observations regarding the number and order of speeches.  The following is a sample of the first four speeches: 

Historical Introduction.  Chapters I and 2

1.  Job.  Chapter 3.

2.  Eliphaz.  Chapters 4 and 5.

3.  Job.  Chapters 6 and 7.

4.  Bildad.  Chapter 8.

SECTION VI.  THE ARGUMENT

Analyze the argument of Chapters 3 and 4.  The following is a sample: 

Job’s First Speech.  Chapter 3

1.  A curse upon the day of his birth.  Verses 1-10.

2.  He questions why he should not have died at birth.  Verses 11-19.

SECTION VII.  THE CONCLUSION

Give narrative, with details, as recorded in Chapter 42:7-17.

SECTION VIII.  QUESTIONS

1.  Name three general lessons taught in the book about suffering.

2.  What two things did Job do at the close of the speeches?

3.  How did Job’s condition after the test compare with that previous to the test?

4.  Name eight facts regarding Satan gleaned from Chapters 1 and 2.

5.  Locate and commit Job’s two sublime statements of faith. (See Chapters 13 and 19.)

6.  Name five kinds of people that Job helped. 29:12-16.

7.  Name six classes of people who spurned him in his trouble. 19:13-19.

8.  What two general statements about man does Job make? 14:1.

9.  Select any six phrases that serve to indicate the life and customs of Job’s time.

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