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This paper discusses how Job's tale in the Old Testament is one of the most accessible of Biblical allegories. It looks at how an honorable, just, pious man loses everything--his ten children, his wife, his entire estate and on top of it all is inflicted with a horrendous skin disease that leaves him crippled and how all this was done as a challenge and a test of his faith. It also examines how the Book of Job has a happy ending in which a pleased God restores Job's fortune as a reward for his steadfastness and how it also sends a profound message to its readers and reflects the Hebrew concept of deity described throughout the Old Testament.
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Job (2003, July 29) Retrieved July 16, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/job-29415/
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