The Cruel God: Job's Search for the Meaning of Suffering

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Index
Abel, 74, 77
Adam, 67, 74, 177
Aesop's Fables, 57
Akkad, 80
Anath, 18, 48, 84, 158
Animals, 12, 124, 148, 154, 157, 158;
Crocodile, 154. See also Leviathan.
Hippopotamus, 153-54. See also Behemoth.
Aqhat, 18, 48, 158
Ashtaroth, 11
Aton, Hymn to the, 149
Ayyab, 10-11. See also Iyyob.
Baal, 10, 18, 48; his return to life, 84-85, 86
Babylon, 18; New Year festival, 75-76; under Cyrus, 172; defenses of clay, 177; the Poet's center, 178
Beltiya, 75-76, 77
Behistun, 89
Behemoth, 153-54, 166
Bildad, 17, 18, 19, 20, 27, 43, 46, 47, 73, 82, 87, 91, 96, 114, 115, 170; his addresses, 40-42, 79-80, 111-13
Birds, 124, 147-48, 154. See also Phoenix.
Book of the Dead, 134-35
Cain, 78
Canaanites, 10
Chaldeans, 12
Council of God, 67, 68. See also Heavenly Council.
Cuneiform, Akkadian, 10
Cyrus, 172
Daniel, 9, 18, 158
Darius1, 89
David, 85-90passim, 124
Dead Sea Caves, and MT, 21; and fragments of Job, 21-22; 96, 195
Deuterenomist, the, 96, 170, 176
Ea, 48
Edom, 17, 18
Egypt, 170
El, father of the gods, 18, 158
Elijah, 10, 40
Elihu, 139-40, 157, 175;
The Elder Elihu, 181-87, 192, 193- 94, 195
The Younger Elihu, 182, 183, 184, 186-92, 194, 195
Eliphaz, 17-20, 35, 36, 37, 40, 41, 43, 47, 51, 71, 72, 73, 74, 95-96, 98, 104, 105, 106, 108, 144, 157, 163, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 177, 185, 188; his addresses, 27-34, 67-70, 99-103
Enlil, 48
Enkidu, 86
Eve, 67, 74
Ezekiel, 9, 98
Ezra, 175, 194
First Man, 67, 72, 73
Friends of Job, the three, 17, 19-20, 27, 51, 121, 157, 168-69, 182
Frontispiece, the, xi-xiii, 142
Gilgamesh, 86
Glueck, Nelson, on Ezion Geber, 124
Greek, Hebrew books in, 21, 195; and the English versions, 23, 25-26, 30-31
Haggai, 173
Hannah, 24
Heavenly council, the, in session, 11, 12, 13, 27; loyal to God, 29-30, 32-33; the council of God, 67, 68-69
Hosea, 51
Inanna, 84, 87-88
Ishtar, 83-84, 87-88

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