Job

A. Prologue (1:1-5)

B.i. First Discourse between YHWH and the Adversary (1:6-22)
B.ii. Second Discourse between YHWH and the Adversary (2:1-10)

C. Job’s three friends (2:11-13)

Job’s opening lament (ch 3)

First Cycle of Dialogue (ch 4-14)
Eliphaz (ch 4,5)- Job’s reply (ch 6,7)
Bildad (ch 8) – Job’s reply (ch 9, 10)
Zophar (ch 11) – Job’s reply (ch 12,13, 14)

Second Cycle of Dialogue (ch 15-21)
Eliphaz (ch 15) – Job’s reply (ch 16,17)
Bildad (ch 18) – Job’s reply (ch 19)
Zophar (ch 20, 21) – Job’s reply

Third Cycle of Dialogue (ch 22-27)
Eliphaz (ch 22) – Job’s reply (ch 23,24)
Bildad (ch 25) – Job’s reply (ch 26)

D. Job continues his speech (ch 27)
(27:1 Moreover Job continued his parable, and said …)

E. The excellency of Wisdom (ch 28)

D’. Job’s continues his speech (ch 29-31)
(29:1 Moreover Job continued his parable, and said …)

C’. Three friends replaced by Elihu (32:1-5)

first speech (ch 32:6- 33:33)
second speech (ch 34)
third speech (ch 35)
fourth speech (ch 36, 37)

B’. i. YHWH’s First Speech (38:1-40:2) – Job’s response (40:3-5)
B’.i . YHWH’s Second Speech (40:6-41:34) – Job’s response (42:1-6)

A’. Epilogue (42:7-17)

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