Q # 1283906


In Job 1:1 it tells us that Job was perfect and upright. In Job 7:20 Job says “I have sinned; what shall I do unto thee,…” and in 13:26 He says,”For thou writest bitter things against me, and makest me to possess the iniquities of my youth.” Then in 14:16 He says, “For now thou numberest my steps: dost thou not watch over my sin?” Job was clearly a sinner, as are we all. {Rom.3:26} So what does that mean when it says he was perfect and upright? Is that telling us that he was perfect in his relationship with God or his work ethic or just that he would never forsake his trust in God? Hope you can help! Thank you!


Perfect is a word that is best expressed as ‘MATURE’. Upright speaks of being ‘SINCERE’. Job was a mature and sincere believer in his walk with God.