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Book of Job Friendship Quotes

How we cite our quotes: (Chapter:Verse)

Quote #7

'Your wickedness affects others like you,
and your righteousness, other human beings.' (NRSV 35:8)

Thy wickedness may hurt a man as thou art; and thy righteousness may profit the son of man. (KJV 35:8)

Why does God punish these guys in the end? Does he think they are evildoers or just lousy friends?

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