Job 3: Why Was I Even Born?

Old Testament Seminary Student Study Guide, (2002), 129–130


Although Job did not blame God for his troubles, Job 3 gives us an idea of how discouraged he was.

Understanding the Scriptures

Job 3

Seize (v. 6)Take hold 
Solitary (v. 7)Alone 
Raise up (v. 8)Awaken 

Studying the Scriptures

Do activity A as you study Job 3.

Activity A iconFind Symbolic Words

Make a list of three words in Job 3 that you think describe how Job may have felt, and explain why you chose those words.