| Quote #1
'But now, be pleased to look at me;
Now therefore be content, look upon me; for it is evident unto you if I lie.
This entire book pretty much turns into Job's attempt to prove his innocence. Do his friends believe him? How do Job and his friends see things differently?
| Quote #2
'If I sin, what do I do to you, you watcher of humanity?
I have sinned; what shall I do unto thee, O thou preserver of men? why hast thou set me as a mark against thee, so that I am a burden to myself? (KJV 7:20)
Here Job goes, questioning God. Literally. This relationship looks a lot like one between a parent and a child, don't you think? Sure, it's the kid's fault when he misbehaves, but it reflects pretty badly on the parents, too.
| Quote #3
'When disaster brings sudden death,
If the scourge slay suddenly, he will laugh at the trial of the innocent. (KJV 9:23)
God doesn't seem like such a nice guy here. In fact, he seems kind of mean. Is this what Job is objecting to?
P.S. Gotta love the KJV. "Scourge" and "slay" for the win.