The Holy Bible - The Book of Job, Chapter 2 (Latin)
1Again there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them to present himself before the LORD.
2And the LORD said unto Satan, From whence comest thou? And Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it.
3And the LORD said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil? and still he holdeth fast his integrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.
4And Satan answered the LORD, and said, Skin for skin, yea, all that a man hath will he give for his life.
5But put forth thine hand now, and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will curse thee to thy face.
6And the LORD said unto Satan, Behold, he is in thine hand; but save his life.
7So went Satan forth from the presence of the LORD, and smote Job with sore boils from the sole of his foot unto his crown.
8And he took him a potsherd to scrape himself withal; and he sat down among the ashes.
9Then said his wife unto him, Dost thou still retain thine integrity? curse God, and die.
10But he said unto her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? In all this did not Job sin with his lips.
11Now when Job's three friends heard of all this evil that was come upon him, they came every one from his own place; Eliphaz the Temanite, and Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite: for they had made an appointment together to come to mourn with him and to comfort him.
12And when they lifted up their eyes afar off, and knew him not, they lifted up their voice, and wept; and they rent every one his mantle, and sprinkled dust upon their heads toward heaven.
13So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spake a word unto him: for they saw that his grief was very great.
1factum est autem cum quadam die venissent filii Dei et starent coram Domino venisset quoque Satan inter eos et staret in conspectu eius
2ut diceret Dominus ad Satan unde venis qui respondens ait circuivi terram et perambulavi eam
3et dixit Dominus ad Satan numquid considerasti servum meum Iob quod non sit ei similis in terra vir simplex et rectus timens Deum ac recedens a malo et adhuc retinens innocentiam tu autem commovisti me adversus eum ut adfligerem illum frustra
4cui respondens Satan ait pellem pro pelle et cuncta quae habet homo dabit pro anima sua
5alioquin mitte manum tuam et tange os eius et carnem et tunc videbis quod in facie benedicat tibi
6dixit ergo Dominus ad Satan ecce in manu tua est verumtamen animam illius serva
7egressus igitur Satan a facie Domini percussit Iob ulcere pessimo a planta pedis usque ad verticem eius
8qui testa saniem deradebat sedens in sterquilinio
9dixit autem illi uxor sua adhuc tu permanes in simplicitate tua benedic Deo et morere
10qui ait ad illam quasi una de stultis locuta es si bona suscepimus de manu Domini quare mala non suscipiamus in omnibus his non peccavit Iob labiis suis
11igitur audientes tres amici Iob omne malum quod accidisset ei venerunt singuli de loco suo Eliphaz Themanites et Baldad Suites et Sophar Naamathites condixerant enim ut pariter venientes visitarent eum et consolarentur
12cumque levassent procul oculos suos non cognoverunt eum et exclamantes ploraverunt scissisque vestibus sparserunt pulverem super caput suum in caelum
13et sederunt cum eo in terram septem diebus et septem noctibus et nemo loquebatur ei verbum videbant enim dolorem esse vehementem