Lectionary Lab PREMIUM Edition for the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost, Year B
October 24, 2021
Comments by John Fairless
Previously published on Lectionarylab.com
Job 42:1-6, 10-17
What is the best we can hope for out of life? Job’s epitaph is, “And Job died, old and full of days.”
Beyond numerical substance, the context indicates that Job’s days (yom, in Hebrew) were full — full of joy, full of sorrow, full of exhilaration, full of frustration.