Job
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Given Name JOB
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical, Dutch
OTHER SCRIPTS: אִיּוֹב (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: JOB (English), 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
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ayyub (Arabic), Iob (Biblical Greek), 'Iyyov (Biblical Hebrew), Iob (Biblical Latin), Joby (English), Iyov (Hebrew), Giobbe (Italian), Eyüp (Turkish)
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