We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more
Select Bible Use this Lookup to open a specific Bible and passage. Start here to select a Bible.
Make selected Bible the default for Lookup tool.
Book: Ch.V. Select book from A-Z list, enter chapter and verse number, and click "Go."
  • Previous Result
  • Results
  • Look It Up Highlight any word or phrase, then click the button to begin a new search.
  • Highlight On / Off
  • Next Result

The Apocryphal Old Testament Collection of the most important non-canonical Old Testament books designed for general use.




A. MAI, Scriptorum Veterum Nova Collectio, vii (Rome, 1833), pp. 180–191.

M. R. JAMES, ‘The Testament of Job’ in Apocrypha Anecdota, ii (= TS V. i; Cambridge, 1897), pp. lxxii–cii and 103–137.

S. P. BROCK, Testamentum Iobi (= PVTG ii (Leiden, 1967), pp. 1–60).

R. A. KRAFT, with HAROLD ATTRIDGE, RUSSELL SPITTLER, and JANET TIMBLE, The Testament of Job: Greek Text and English Translation (= SBL Texts and Translations 5, Pseudepigrapha Series 4; Missoula, 1974).


S. NOVAKOVIć, ‘Apokrifna prica o Jovu’ in Starine, x (Zagreb, 1878), pp. 157–170.

Gj. POLíVKA, ‘Apokrifna prica o Jovu’ in Starine, xxiv (Zagreb, 1891), pp. 135–155.



K. KOHLER, ‘The Testament of Job: An Essene Midrash on the Book of Job, re-edited and translated with Introductory and Exegetical Notes’ in G. A. KOHUT (ed.), Semitic Studies in memory of Rev. Dr. Alexander Kohut (Berlin, 1897), pp. 264–338 – the text is a reprint of Mai's.

R. P. SPITTLER in R. A. KRAFT, The Testament of Job … [as above].


M. PHILONENKO, Le Testament de Job: Introduction, traduction et notes (= Semitica, xviii; Paris, 1968).


P. RIESSLER, AjSaB 2, pp. 1104–1134.

B. SCHALLER in JSh-rZ III. 3 (1979), pp. 301–387.


Bibliography references:

M. DELCOR, ‘Le Testament de Job, la prière de Nabonide et les traditions targoumiques’ in S. WAGNER (ed.), Bibel und Qumran (Berlin, 1968), pp. 57–74.

A.-M. DENIS, IPGAT, pp. 100–104.

J.-B. FREY, art. ‘Apocryphes de l’Ancien Testament’ in DB Sup i, col. 455.

L. GINZBERG, The Legends of the Jews, ii (Philadelphia, 1910), pp. 225–242 and v (Philadelphia, 1925), pp. 381–390.

K. KOHLER, art. ‘Job, Testament of’ in JE vii (New York, 1904), pp. 200–202.

M. PHILONENKO, ‘Le Testament de Job et les Thérapeutes’ in Semitica, viii (1958), pp. 41–53.

D. RAHNENFüHRER, ‘Das Testament des Hiob und das Neue Testament’ in ZNW lxii (1971), pp. 68–93.

P. RIESSLER, AjSaB 2, pp. 1333–1334.

B. SCHALLER, ‘Das Testament Hiobs und die Septuaginta-Übersetzung des Buches Hiob’ in Biblica, lxi, fasc. 3 (1980), pp. 377–406.

E. SCHüRER, GjVZJC 4 iii, pp. 406–407.

F. SPITTA, ‘Das Testament Hiobs und das Neue Testament’ in Zur Geschichte und Litteratur des Urchristentums, III. 2 (Göttingen, 1907), pp. 139–206.

W. B. STEVENSON, The Poem of Job (London, 1947), pp. 78–80.

C. C. TORREY, AL, pp. 140–145.

  • Previous Result
  • Results
  • Look It Up Highlight any word or phrase, then click the button to begin a new search.
  • Highlight On / Off
  • Next Result
Oxford University Press

© 2021. All Rights Reserved. Cookie Policy | Privacy Policy | Legal Notice