Take a Journey Back in Time...
Navigate our pages to gain knowledge about the life of Job, an Arabian Patriarch and Islamic Prophet, author and protagonist of the oldest book in existence and masterpiece of world literature - The Book of Job.
Learn about his culture, kingdom, religion, language and book he left for posterity.
Explore the places where he was born, lived, died and where his mausoleum is located.
Search between other books, articles and commentaries, to find out about the life of whom The Almighty said:
This Old Testament Book, which has been translated in over 2000 languages
and printed in over a billion copies, makes the character of Job well known all over the world.
The leading English poet, Alfred Lord Tennyson, praised this book as the:
Tennyson’s opinion about this book was shared by Victor Hugo, who wrote:
I should save Job".
The Book of Job has been written in a dialect distinct from the Jerusalem dialect, used for most of the Old Testament. In the opinion of Sir John William Dawson, Canadian scientist of worldwide reputation, the language and theology of the Book of Job can be better explained by being a portion of Minaean [Southern Arabia] literature obtained by Moses in Midian than in any other way.
There is a general opinion that Job himself was the author of the book. This is supported by the date of the events in the book, which leans toward a patriarchal age. The foreign tone of the book also indicates that it could have been written by Job, (Arabic words, nomadic habits, illustrations from sandy plains, awareness of nature and the arts).
It was also Job’s desire to preserve the story of his trial. In the Book of Job, Ch.19, ver. 23-24 Job says:
24 That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!"
Explore the ancient and majestic land of Job, Arabian Patriarch and Biblical hero.
Relax, learn and contemplate the life and teaching of God's chosen Patriarch, whom the Almighty pointed to as an example for humanity.
Visit the place where his descendants, the Jabalis are still living in the Dhofar region of southern Oman.
Discover the Land of Job, the spirit of Arabia
A link to the past...
A key to the future.
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