Naamathite

Naamathite
   The designation of Zophar, one of Job's three friends (Job 2:11; 11:1), so called from some place in Arabia, called Naamah probably.

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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  • Zophar — /zoh feuhr/, n. a friend of Job. Job 2:11. * * * ▪ biblical figure also spelled  Sophar,         in the Book of Job (2:11, 11:1, 20:1, 42:9), one of the three comforters of Job, a biblical archetype of the good man whose misfortunes are… …   Universalium

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  • Zophar —    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… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Job 2 — 1 Again there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them to present himself before the LORD. 2 And the LORD said unto Satan, From whence comest thou? And Satan answered the LORD, and… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Job 11 — 1 Then answered Zophar the Naamathite, and said, 2 Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man full of talk be justified? 3 Should thy lies make men hold their peace? and when thou mockest, shall no man make thee ashamed? 4… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Job 20 — 1 Then answered Zophar the Naamathite, and said, 2 Therefore do my thoughts cause me to answer, and for this I make haste. 3 I have heard the check of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causeth me to answer. 4 Knowest thou not this… …   The King James version of the Bible

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