Job, after whom the book of Job was named, lived between the flood
and the time of Abraham. He did not have the written law or the first
five books of Moses. We don’t know anything about his family line except
that he was a descendent of Noah. The book is found just before the Psalms,
but if the Bible is read chronologically, the book of Job is placed before
the 12th chapter of Genesis.
“There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job, and that man
was blameless and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil.”
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