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Re: God giveth and God taketh away

Posted by ESC on November 14, 2009 at 13:40

In Reply to: God giveth and God taketh away posted by PCMACguy on November 14, 2009 at 10:33:

: What is the origin of the phrase "God giveth and God taketh away"?

From Bible Gateway online:

Job 1:21 (King James Version)

And said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and naked shall I return thither: the LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD.