He did not rest satisfied at supplying the material needs
of those who applied to him. He strove also to convey the
knowledge of God to them. After a meal he was in the
habit of having music played upon instruments, and then he
would invite those present to join him in songs of praise to
God. On such occasions he did not consider himself above
playing the cithern while the musicians rested.[10]

Most particularly Job concerned himself about the weal
and woe of widows and orphans. He was wont to pay visits
to the sick, both rich and poor, and when it was necessary,
he would bring a physician along with him. If the case
turned out to be hopeless, he would sustain the stricken family
with advice and consolation. When the wife of the incurably
sick man began to grieve and weep, he would encourage

 
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