Given Name JOB

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: אִיּוֹב (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: JOB (English), ZHAWB (French), YAWP (Dutch)   [details]

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.

Categories

biblical, books of the Bible, Gundam characters, Legend of the Galactic Heroes characters, Orthodox Saints, word names
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ayyub (Arabic), Hiob (Biblical German), Iob (Biblical Greek), 'Iyyov (Biblical Hebrew), Giobbe (Biblical Italian), Iob (Biblical Latin), Joby (English), Iyov (Hebrew), Eyüp (Turkish)