Definition of Book of Job
1. Noun. A book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply.
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings
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Literary usage of Book of Job
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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"For it is the natural supposition that the latter gained his knowledge of Job from the Book of: Job, and not from other, vanished, sources. ..."
2. Bibliotheca Sacra by Dallas Theological Seminary (1890)
"THE Book of Job. A LECTURE BY THE REV. PROFESSOR WM. ... The book of Job is, beyond question, the sublimest poem in all literature. Leaving out of view, ..."
3. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1834)
"The Book of Job, composed into English heroical Verse, ... An Essay towards a new English Version of the Book of Job, from the original Hebrew, ..."
4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"THE Book of Job iM THERE was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was * Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and turned away ..."
5. A Book of Operas: Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music by Henry Edward Krehbiel (1919)
"The scene, though brief, follows Goethe as closely as Goethe follows the author of the Book of Job: — Now, there was a day when the sons of God came to ..."