Chris Juby

Every chapter of the Bible in 140 characters or less.

I summarised the Bible on Twitter between Aug 2010 and Nov 2013 - one tweet per chapter, one chapter per day.

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Job 1 (in 140 characters or less)

Job was blameless. The LORD allowed Satan to test him. Job's servants and children were killed. He tore his robes and worshipped.

Posted on 18 Oct 2011 to 20,311 followers, with 13 retweets.
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The events that unfolded had nothing to do with Job sinning, Job was blameless and remained blameless. He did not blame God for brining the horrendous events into his life.


Why have your summaries changed? In previous chapters you summarized the chapter now you only put verses


Hi Amanda, for the poetic and prophetic books I usually tried to find some lines and images that captured the central ideas and themes for the chapter. That's definitely a different approach than giving a gloss on a narrative, but it felt like the right approach for each type of literature.


Thanks. I am studying the books and I am trying to make sure that I am staying on course


I find that your summeries are a bit short. Even if the chapter seems rather long ?


@Gary - I was fitting them into the old Twitter limit of 140 characters. I do agree that some are more representative than others.


Job était intègre. L’Éternel autorise Satan de le tester. Les servants et les enfants de Job sont tués. Il déchire ses vêtements et loue l’Éternel. (S21)


Job était juste, Dieu dit à Satan de ne pas l'approcher. Satan peut cependant toucher à ce qui entoure Job. Job perd tout ce qui lui est précieux. Il reste cependant fidèle à Dieu.

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