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Gender Masculine
Scripts אִיּוֹב(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. JOB(English)
ZHAWB(French)
YAWP(Dutch)
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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 & CulturesAyoub, Ayyub(Arabic) Hiob(Biblical German) Iob(Biblical Greek) 'Iyyov(Biblical Hebrew) Giobbe(Biblical Italian) Iob(Biblical Latin) Joby(English) Iyov(Hebrew) Ayoub, Ayyub(Persian) Eyüp(Turkish)

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