Tzofar

Synonyms:
Zophar, tzo-FAR, צֹפַר
Zophar (Wikipedia)
For other uses, see Zophar (disambiguation).
Illustration of Job and his friends from the Kiev Psalter of 1397

In the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Book of Job, Zophar or Tzofar (צוֹפַר "Chirping; rising early", Standard Hebrew Tsofar, Tiberian Hebrew Ṣôp̄ar) the Naamathite is one of the three friends of Job who visits to comfort him during his illness. His comments can be found in Job chapter 11 and 20. He suggests that Job's suffering could be divine punishment, and goes into great detail about the consequences of living a life of sin.

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