Why is the book of Job in the Bible?
In essence, Job is an essay on the problem of evil.
The book starts with God and Satan discussing Job, a “perfect and upright” man who “feared God and eschewed evil” (1:1).
Satan tells God that Job is only virtuous because he is well off; were he to suffer, he would surely “curse thee to thy face” (1:11).
What is the moral of the story of Job in the Bible?
The true moral of the book of Job is that we must trust God even though we don’t know what’s going on behind the scenes in our life. The Book of Job teaches us to trust God under all circumstances. We must trust God, not only WHEN we do not understand, but BECAUSE we do not understand.
What type of book is the book of Job?
Is the book of Job the oldest book in the Bible?
The Book of Job (/dʒoʊb/; Hebrew: אִיּוֹב – ʾIyyōḇ) is a book in the Ketuvim (“Writings”) section of the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh), and the first poetic book in the Old Testament of the Christian Bible.