The book of Job is the story of a "righteous sufferer" (Job 1-2; 42) framing a set of dialogues (Job 3-41) in which Job's plight is debated.

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Does Job's “covenant with [his] eyes” refer to marriage?

Job's final appeal to God includes this assertion of innocence: I have covenanted with my eyes Not to gaze on a maiden.—Job 31:1 (NJPS) The ESV reads this as a rhetorical question: I ...