Bildad

Synonyms:
Bildad, bil-DAD, בִּלְדַּד
Bildad (Wikipedia)
For other uses, see Bildad, Iran and Bildad (disambiguation).
Gustave Doré, Job Speaks with His Friends.

Bildad (Hebrew: בִּלְדַּד‎‎ Bildaḏ, "Bel has loved"), the Shuhite, was one of Job's three friends who visited the patriarch in the Hebrew Bible's Book of Job. He was a descendant of Shuah, son of Abraham and Keturah (Genesis 25:1 - 25:2), whose family lived in the deserts of Arabia, or a resident of the district. In speaking with Job, his intent was consolation, but he became an accuser, asking Job what he has done to deserve God's wrath.

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