Job appears in the 6th century BC
book of Ezekiel as a man of antiquity renowned for his righteousness.
The author of the Book of Job apparently chose this legendary hero for
The language of Job stands out for its conservative
spelling and for its exceptionally large number of words and forms not found
elsewhere in the Bible.
A close analysis suggests that the foreign words
and foreign forms are literary affectations designed to lend authenticity to
the book's distant setting in the 6th century BC.
Job exists in a number of forms:
Masoretic Text, which underlies many modern Bible translations;
as well as
Aramaic and Hebrew
manuscripts among the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Job, Ecclesiastes and the
Book of Proverbs belong to the
genre of wisdom
literature, sharing a perspective that they themselves call the "way of
The process of "sanctifying" Job began with the
Greek Septuagint translation and
was furthered in the Testament of Job (1st century BCE 1st century CE),
which makes him the hero of patience.
Job is one of the 25 prophets
mentioned by name in the Quran, where he is lauded as a steadfast and upright
His story has the same basic outline as in the
Bible, although the three friends are replaced by his brothers, and his wife
stays by his side.
In Palestinian folklore Job's place of trial is
Al-Joura, a village outside the town of Al Majdal (Ashkelon).
In Lebanon the Muwahideen (or Druze) community have a Tomb
of Job shrine built in the Shouf area.
In Turkey, Job is known as
Eyüp, and he is supposed to have lived in Sanliurfa.
There is also
a tomb of Job outside the city of Salalah in Oman.
The Lord said to Satan,
considered my servant
that there is none like him on the earth,
and upright man,
who fears God and turns away from evil?
still holds fast his integrity,
although you pointed to Me
as the Cause."
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