old friendship

(son of contention), the second of Job’s three friends. He is called “the Shuhite,” which implies both his family and nation. (Job 2:11) (B.C. about 2000.)

-One of Job’s friends Job 2:11; 8:1; 18:1; 25:1

Son of contention, one of Job’s friends. He is called “the Shuhite,” probably as belonging to Shuah, a district in Arabia, in which Shuah, the sixth son of Abraham by Keturah, settled (Gen. 25:2). He took part in each of the three controversies into which Job’s friends entered with him (Job 8:1; 18:1; 25:1), and […]