Iyov

Synonyms:
Job, i-YOV, אִיּוֹב
Job_(biblical_figure) (Wikipedia)
This article is about the biblical figure. For the other Job figures, see Job (disambiguation).
As portrayed by Bonnat

Job (/ˈb/ jowb; Hebrew: אִיּוֹב, Modern Iyyov, Tiberian ʾIyyôḇ) is the central figure of the Book of Job in the Bible. Job (Arabic: أيّوب, Ayyūb‎‎) is a prophet in the Abrahamic religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In rabbinical literature, Iyov (אִיּוֹב) is called one of the prophets of the Gentiles.

Job is presented as a good and prosperous family man who is beset with horrendous disasters that take away all that he holds dear, including his offspring, his health, and his property. He struggles to understand his situation and begins a search for the answers to his difficulties.

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