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Rehabilitate [the poor] at the hands of the king.5' Protect the po[or and] the slave / [supp]ort the stranger.
At this point (38:1) God appears from the whirlwind and answers Job’s explicit implication that he is unjust.
Satan kills his children, destroys his house, bankrupts him and gives him a terrible skin disease. A fourth character then enters the story – Elihu, who accuses Job as well (chapters 32-37).
Job’s unnamed wife says to him, “” (2:9), but Job stands firm. Biblical scholars suspect him to be a later addition to the book, mostly because while the first three friends are mentioned in the introduction, Elihu appears from nowhere.
Professor Gershon Galil of the Department of Biblical Studies at the University of Haifa has deciphered an inscription on a pottery shard discovered in the Elah valley dating from the 10th century BCE (the period of King David's reign), and has shown that this is a Hebrew inscription.
The discovery makes this the earliest known Hebrew writing.
The book starts with God and Satan discussing Job, a “” ().
God accepts the challenge and gives Satan permission to destroy Job’s life.A researcher has deciphered an inscription on a pottery shard discovered in the Elah valley dating from the 10th century BCE (the period of King David's reign), making it what is believed to be the earliest known Hebrew writing.A breakthrough in the research of the Hebrew scriptures has shed new light on the period in which the Bible was written.The Book of Job is quite possibly the strangest book in the Hebrew Bible, and is notoriously difficult to date.In essence, Job is an essay on the problem of evil.The content itself was also unfamiliar to all the cultures in the region besides the Hebrew society: The present inscription provides social elements similar to those found in the biblical prophecies and very different from prophecies written by other cultures postulating glorification of the gods and taking care of their physical needs," Prof. He adds that once this deciphering is received, the inscription will become the earliest Hebrew inscription to be found, testifying to Hebrew writing abilities as early as the 10th century BCE.