1 tn The particle הִנֵּה (hinneh, “behold”) introduces a foundational clause upon which the following volitional clause is based.
2 tn The versions add a verb here: “delivered to” or “abandoned to” the hand of Satan.
3 tn Heb “in your hand.” The idiom means that it is now Satan’s to do with as he pleases.
4 tn The Hebrew word order emphatically holds out Job’s person as the exception: “only upon him do not stretch forth your hand.”
5 tn The Targum to Job adds “with permission” to show that he was granted leave from God’s presence.
6 sn So Satan, having received his permission to test Job’s sincerity, goes out from the