Job’s three friends don’t manage to sway him. A younger man Elihu steps in with some choice words. To complete the intervention, God himself comes down in a whirlwind. In the end, Job’s three friends are punished, and Job is restored with twice his original wealth.
Job continues to suffer. His friends try to comfort him by basically blaming him. Job wants an opportunity to argue his case with God.
We meet Job, a most righteous man. Satan bets God that Job will turn away with just a little pushing.
A beautiful Jew becomes queen. She ends up stopping a genocide of the Jews.
In the same time as Ezra, Nehemiah, the cupbearer to the Babylonian king, returns to Jerusalem to rebuild the wall and become it’s governor.
After their land is destroyed and they are scattered around the land, the Jews are given new life by decree of the Persian king.
We whip through 2 Chronicles. Again, it’s mostly a review of things we’ve already read about.
We whip through 1 Chronicles. It’s mostly a review of things that have happened earlier in the bible. Satan makes his first appearance.
Will the Israelis ever learn? Read the terms of service people! King after sinful king. Things don’t end well.
Lots of kings in both Judah and Israel. More war, more sinning. Spoiler – Elisha dies.