hath never happened that the proper minute of time was
missed. Should I, then, have mistaken Job for another?
The hind has a contracted womb, and would not be able to
bring forth her young, if I did not send a dragon to her at
the right second, to nibble at her womb and soften it, for
then she can bear. Were the dragon to come a second before
or after the right time, the hind would perish. It hath never
happened that I missed the right second. Should I, then,
have mistaken Job for another?"
Notwithstanding Job's unpardonable words, God was displeased
with his friends for passing harsh judgment upon
him. "A man may not be held responsible for what he does
in his anguish," and Job's agony was great, indeed