job’s friends

At the end of the book of Job, YHWH’s anger burned against Eliphas, Bildad, and Zophar — three friends of Job. (42.9) What about Elihu? Does it mean that Elihu was right?

Indeed, Elihu was not mentioned at the beginning of the narrative. At first, it was only the trio of Eliphas, Bildad, and Zophar. (2.11) Then Elihu entered the story at chapter 32, where his monologue (chs. 32-37) bridged the dialogue between Job and his three friends (chs. 3-31) with YHWH’s monologue. (chs. 38-41)


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