Job


Introduction to Job From the New American Bible

Job From the NIV Bible: author, date, language and text, setting and perspective, theological theme and message, literary form and structure, and outline

Job iTanakh's collection of links, courtesy of R. Christopher Heard of Milligan College

Iyov - Chapter 1 The complete text of Job along with the commentary by the 11th-century rabbi Rashi

The Book of Job By Fr. William Most

The Commentary of St. Thomas Aquinas on the Book of Job Translated by Fr. Brian Mullady, O.P.

The Faith of Job and the Recovery of Christian Atheism By Frederiek Depoortere in Expositions, 2010

What Sort of Friends? A New Proposal Regarding (M)y)pr and (M)ylp+ in Job 13,4 By Christopher Hays in Biblica, 2009

The Book of Job and the Role of Uncertainty in Religion and Law By Steven Goldberg, address at the Georgetown University Law Center, February 2009

Bpotos A Favourite Word of Homer in the Septuagint Version of Job By Evangelia G Dafni, University of Essen Duisburg and Pretoria, in Verbum et Ecclesia, 2007

Emancipation from the Whirlwind: Piety and Rebellion among Jewish-American Post-Holocaust and Christian Liberation Readings of Job By David C. Tollerton in Studies in Christian-Jewish Relations, 2007

Putting God on Trial: The Biblical Book of Job. A Literary, Legal and Philosophical Study The complete text of the book by Robert Sutherland, a Senior Fellow at the Mortimer J. Adler Centre for the Study of the Great Ideas, 2006

The Core Story in the Prologue-Epilogue of the Book of Job By Aron Pinker in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures, 2006

Gift Theory and the Book of Job By Wing-Chi Ki in Theological Studies, December 2006

Gift Theory and the Book of Job By Wing-Chi Ki in Theological Studies, December 2006

Job and the Tsunami By Charles Hill in Compass: A Review of Topical Theology, Autumn 2005

The Social Context of the Book of Job By Leon A Roper, University of Pretoria, in Verbum et Ecclesia, 2005

"Suffering Job": Scriptural Reasoning and the Problem of Evil By William Wesley Elkins, Drew University, Journal of Scriptural Reasoning, July 2004

Job, Debate, and the Shaping of Lives By Susannah Ticciati, University of Cambridge, Journal of Scriptural Reasoning, 2004

Reasoning with Violent Scripture: With a Little Help From Job By Edward Kessler, University of Cambridge, Journal of Scriptural Reasoning, 2004

The Goodness of Job's Bad Arguments By Nicholas Adams, University of Edinburgh, Journal of Scriptural Reasoning, 2004

Affliction, Patience and Prayer: Reading Job (P) in the Qur'an By Isra Umeyye Yazicioglu, University of Virginia, Journal of Scriptural Reasoning, 2004

The Tale of Two Tragedies: The Book of Job and HIV/AIDS in Africa By Peet van Dyk in Bulletin for Old Testament Studies in Africa, May 2004

Job and Jeremiah: Understanding the Divine Moral Order through Lament and Response By Nicholas May, Journal of Biblical Studies, 2003

The Unreliable Narrator of Job By James W. Watts, pp. 168180 in The Whirlwind: Essays on Job, Hermeneutics, and Theology in Honor of Jane Morse, 2001

Mrs. Job Reevaluates Her God By Mary Crocker Cook, 2000

Job's Advocate: A Tempting Suggestion By Michael D. Oblath in Bulletin for Biblical Research, 1999

The Meaning of the Book of Job By Alviero Niccacci, O.F.M. of the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum in Jerusalem, 1998

The Literary and Theological Function of Job's Wife in the Book of Job By Victor Sasson in Biblica, 1998

The Book of Job and the Fear of God By Lindsay Wilson, Lecturer in Old Testament, Ridley College, Melbourne, in Tyndale Bulletin, 1995

A Fragment of an Unstudied Column of 11 QtgJob: A Preliminary Report By Bruce Zuckerman, University of Southern California, in collaboration with Stephen A. Reed, Africa University, in the newsletter of the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon, Summer 1993

The Promise of Technology versus God's Promise in Job By David Strong in Theology Today, 1991

Job Considered as a Conversion Account By Jon Alexander in Spirituality Today, 1990

Beyond Chapter and Verse: Job: The Aids Victim By Bernard Maruani in SIDIC Periodical, 1990

Job: Second Thoughts in the Land of Uz By Thomas G. Long in Theology Today, 1988

Why, God? A Tale of Two Sufferers By Burton Z. Cooper, Theology Today, 1986

Reflections on Job's Question By Santiago Sia in Spirituality Today, 1985

Qoheleth and Job: Diverse Responses to the Enigma of Evil By Rosemary Dewey, R.S.C.J., in Spirituality Today, 1985

Mythology and the Book of Job By Elmer B. Smick, Ph.D., in Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, Spring 1970

The Wisdom Literature of the Bible: The Book of Job (Part 1) By F. F. Bruce in The Bible Student, 1952
The Wisdom Literature of the Bible: The Book of Job (Part 2) By F. F. Bruce in The Bible Student, 1952

The Book of Job By the Executive Committee of the Editorial Board M. Seligsohn, Emil G. Hirsch and Carl Siegfried, The Jewish Encyclopedia, 1910

Job By Emil G. Hirsch, M. Seligsohn, Solomon Schechter and Carl Siegfried, The Jewish Encyclopedia, 1910

Job By Joseph Hontheim in The Catholic Encyclopedia. 1910

Job 1-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: Introduction
The Second Lesson: Satan's Request
The Third Lesson: The Trial
The Fourth Lecture: Job's Submission

Job 2-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: Satan tries Job in his Flesh
The Second Lesson: Job Humbled

Job 3-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: Job Curses His Life
Second Lesson: Job Would Rest in Peace with the Dead
Third Lesson: Like The Unhappy

Job 4-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
First Lesson: On The Impatience of Job
The Second Lesson: Job and His Family Justly Punished
The Third Lesson: the Nocturnal Vision of Eliphaz

Job 5-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Who is the 'Hungry' in Job 5,5a? By Aron Pinker, Hiphil, 2007

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: Only the Blameworthy are Punished
The Second Lesson: Providence Governs the World
The Third Lesson God will pardon Job if he recognizes his Sin

Job 6-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson Job is Wounded by God and Desires not to Exist
The Second Lesson: Job Feels Betrayed by his Friends

Job 7-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: Life is Combat and Drudgery
The Second Lesson: The Pains of Life
The Third Lesson: Job Laments his Terrible Destiny
The Fourth Lesson: The Prayer of Job

Job 8-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: God is Just
The Second Lesson: God's Justice is Traditional Doctrine

Job 9-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: God is Almighty
The Second Lesson: God is Infinitely Wise
The Third Lesson: Job Cannot Struggle against God
The Fourth Lesson: The Cruel Lot of the Just and the Wicked

Job 10-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: Job Returns to Himself: The Creator does not deny His Creature
The Second Lesson: Is Job Blameworthy?
The Third Lesson: Job Desires a Respite

Job 11-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: The Infinite Grandeur of God
The Second Lesson: The Great Infinity of God

Job 12-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: God Aids the Humble
The Second Lesson: God rules Everything

Job 13-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: The Perversity of the Friends of Job
The Second Lesson: Job asks God what Grievances He has against Him

Job 14-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: Wonder about Divine Care
The Second Lesson: The Hope for Another Life
The Third Lesson: The Strength of the Tree and the Weakness of Man
The Fourth Lesson: Waiting for Darkness and Hope of Resurrection
The Fifth Lesson: One cannot return from Sheol

Job 15-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: Job's Pride and Presumption
The Second Lesson: Divine Punishment is Inevitable
The Third Lesson: The Unhappy Finish of the Wicked

Job 16-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Job, Hopeful or Hopeless? The Significance of xx in Job 16:19 and Job's Changing Conceptions of Death By David Kummerow in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures, 2005

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: Job again describes his Trials
The Second Lesson: The Promises of His Friends are Vain

Job 17-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: Job call on God
The Second Lesson: Job Ridicules his Friends

Job 18-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: The Response of Baldath
The Second Lesson: The Pains of the Sinner

Job 19-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Job 19:25 and Job 23:10 Revisited: An Exegetical Note By David C. Deuel, The Master's Seminary Journal

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: A New Description of his Misfortune
The Second Lesson: Job's Great Profession of Faith: His Redeemer Lives

Job 20-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: The Success of the Sinner is Short-lived
The Second Lesson: The Punishment of the Wicked

Job 21-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: The Prosperity of the Wicked is a Fact
The Second Lesson: Job Strengthens his Opinion

Job 22-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: Job is Presumptuous
The Second Lesson: The Justice of God Triumphs

Job 23-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Lesson: Job Appeals to the Judgment of God Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas

Job 24-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Lesson: The Reconciliation of Evil with the Power and the Wisdom of God Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas

Job 25-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Short Answer of Baldath Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas

Job 26-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Last Response of Job Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas

Job 27-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Lesson: The Prosperity of Evildoers is not against Divine Providence Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas

Job 28-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: Wisdom is not in a Determined Place
The Second Lesson: Where Wisdom is Found

Job 29-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Lesson: The Happy Days of Job Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas

Job 30-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Lesson: His Present Distress Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas

Job 31-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: Job is Chaste, Just and Good
The Second Lesson: Job concludes his Defense

Job 32-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Lesson: Introductory Remarks Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas

Job 33-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: What Job should Confess
The Second Lesson: God teaches Men in many Ways

Job 34-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: God is Just to the Individual
The Second Lesson: God punishes the People

Job 35-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The Lesson: Man's Deeds are not Indifferent to God Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas

Job 36-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: The True Meaning of the Sufferings of Job
The Second Lesson: Hymn to the Almighty

Job 37-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: The Wisdom of the Almighty
The Second Lesson: Eliud Completes his Praise of God

Job 38-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: What Can Man Understand?
The Second Lesson: God's Marvels on Earth, in the Sea and the Air
The Third Lesson: The Marvels of the Animal Kingdom

Job 39-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The So-called Ostrich in the God Speeches of the Book of Job (Job 39,13-18) By Arthur Walker-Jones in Biblica, 2005

The Lesson: The Marvels of the Animal Kingdom Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas

Job 40-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: God Strengthens Job in his Weakness
The Second Lesson: Behemoth or the Elephant as a Metaphor for the Devil
The Third Lesson: Leviathan as a Metaphor for the Devil

Job 41-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas
The First Lesson: God can not be Reproached
The Second Lesson: How Satan acts in Sinners

Job 42-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Job's Intercession: Antidote to Divine Folly By P. Guillaume and M. Schunck, Biblica, 2007

Job's Repentance Commentary by St. Thomas Aquinas