USAGE: Biblical, Dutch
OTHER SCRIPTS: אִיּוֹב (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: JOB (English), YAWP (Dutch) [key]
Meaning & History
From the Hebrew name אִיּוֹב ('Iyyov) which means "persecuted, hated". In the Book of Job in the Old Testament he was a patient man who was tested by God.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Iob (Biblical Greek), 'Iyyov (Biblical Hebrew), Iob (Biblical Latin), Iyov (Hebrew)