Job had lots of land and is very wealthy. He owned 7,000 sheep, 3,000 camels, 500 oxen, and 500 donkeys.
Satan’s Challenge for Job
Job has a great life. He has a lot of land. He is very loyal to God. Job knows that God gives and takes away some things. Job doesn't have a lot of servants either.
I will always pray to you my Lord.
Satan argues that Job is only good because God has blessed him abundantly. Satan challenges God that, if given permission to punish the man, Job will turn and curse God.
Job’s Thoughts on life
Job got four messages that each bearing separate news that his livestock, servants, and ten children have all died due to marauding invaders or natural catastrophes. Job tears his clothes and shaves his head in mourning, but he still blesses God in his prayers.
After Jobs livestock dies. Job tears his clothes and shaves his head in mourning, but he still blesses God in his prayers.
Job curses the day he was born, comparing life and death to light and darkness. He wishes that his birth had been shrouded in darkness and longs to have never been born.