Equipped with unlimited power, Satan endeavored to deprive
Job of all he owned. He burnt part of his cattle, and
the other part was carried off by enemies. What pained Job
more than this was that recipients of his bounty turned
against him, and took of his belongings.[19]

Among the adversaries that assailed him was Lilith, the
queen of Sheba.[20] She lived at a great distance from his
residence, it took her and her army three years to travel from
her home to his. She fell upon his oxen and his asses, and
took possession of them, after slaying the men to whose care
Job had entrusted them. One man escaped alone. Wounded
and bruised, he had only enough life in him to tell Job the

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