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Bible Dictionary Project-Old Testament

Book: Job

The book of Job is the eighteenth book in the Bible and is a book about Faith, Pride and Loyalty. Job was a God-Fearing man who was faithful and loyal to God and His word, and God’s pride for Job caused him to boast about Job while having a conversation with Satan, then giving Satan permission to test just how faithful Job would be if he were to lose everything he had. Job was a wealthy man but Satan was going see how faithful Job really was to God. Satan caused Job to lose all of his material possessions, caused him to become sick and endured tremendous suffering all while his family and friends turned their backs on him, telling him that he brought on all of his suffering on himself because of his sins, but Job never allowed what he was going through to cause him to reject God. As stated in the Amplified Bible Introduction to the book of Job, “Neither the time when Job lived nor the author can be determined with any certainty.” Some of the book was written in the second millennium B.C. (2000-1000). The key theme discussed in the book of Job is suffering and how it relates to righteous living and Job proved to God that even during the times when he was being tested by losing all that he had, He continued to believe in God, and as stated in the (Amplified Bible Job 42:10) “And the Lord turned captivity of Job and restored his fortunes, when he prayed for his friends: also the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before.”

Person: Eve

This essay must include: The dates of the character’s life, place of birth, summary of their role or positions held, defining events in their life and work, contemporaries (other biblical characters they are associated with, etc.), and their legacy. If they are a biblical author, list the related works.

Eve was created by God. As stated in the (Amplified Bible Genesis 2:18, 22) “Now the Lord God said, “It’s not good (beneficial) for the Man to be alone: I will make him a helper [one who balances him-a counterpart who is] suitable and complementary for him.”, “So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam; and while he slept, He took one of his ribs and closed up the flesh at that place. 22 And the rib which the Lord God had taken from the man He made (fashioned, formed) into a woman, and He brought her and presented her to the man.” Again, Eve was created as a helpmate to Adam, and placed in the Garden of Eden, not born in the Garden of Eden. Eve was the second person on earth, the first woman of existence, first wife and first mother known to man. She has earned the title of “Mother of All the Living”, Eve is known as Mother to every woman and Mother to every man. Eve’s role was to work with her husband Adam to help achieve God’s purpose….Populating the Earth. However,

Eve began to doubt God’s goodness and was easily tricked by Satan and he convinced her that she “would surely not die” if she ate from the tree in the middle of the garden and even though she knew she was never to touch the tree, let alone eat from it, she fell victim to Satan’s trickery and ate from the tree causing her to see the difference between good and evil and persuade her husband Adam to also eat from the which was unpleasing because of their disobedience causing them to be banished from The Garden of Eden.

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Eve was tempted by Satan when he deceived her into doubting God's goodness. The serpent urged her to focus on the one thing she couldn't have.

Setting/Place (i.e., municipality, kingdom, empire):
This essay must include: The keys dates (i.e., founding, demise, etc.), clarification of the location (regional description, the relevance of the place from a biblical/Ancient Near East (ANE) perspective, associated biblical books where it is a backdrop or central location), key attributes (religion, commerce, key figures, etc.), and associated biblical books.

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