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Scriptsאִיּוֹב Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.JOB English
ZHAWB French
YAWP Dutch

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name אִיּוֹב ('Iyyov) which means "persecuted, hated". In the Book of Job in the Old Testament he is a righteous man who is tested by God, enduring many tragedies and hardships while struggling to remain faithful.
Other Languages & CulturesAyyub Arabic Hiob Biblical German Iob Biblical Greek 'Iyyov Biblical Hebrew Giobbe Biblical Italian Iob Biblical Latin Joby English Iyov Hebrew Eyüp Turkish


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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute