The Book of Job: Outline

1) Prologue (prose): Books 1 & 2

2) First cycle speeches by 3 friends: Books 3-14 (poetry)

3) Second Cycle of Speeches: 15-21

4) Third Cycle of Speeches: 22-27

5) Job's Summary: 29 -31

6) Elihu's Speech: 32-37

7) God's Voice Out of the Whirlwind: 38- 42:1-6

8) Epilogue (prose): 42:7-17