• Gheorghe Șchiopu-Constantin, PhD(c) Adventus University of Cernica
Keywords: Job, wisdom literature, moral values, motivation, integrity, ethics, ethical epitome


Job 31 is one of the passages of the Old Testament that has aroused the interest of researchers both from a linguistic and theological point of view, as well as from an ethical perspective. Being part of the last soliloquy (chapters 29-31), this chapter represents the petition submitted by Job to God ( Job 31:35) in order to receive a response to his tragic and perplexing situation. If in the book’s prologue the description of Job is summed up in the words: There is none like him on the earth, a  blameless and upright man, one who fears God and shuns evil ( Job 1:8), in his last answer, Job, without knowing anything about heavenly dialogue, exemplifies in detail God’s description before the heavenly council. Job 31 is an ethical epitome both  as system of moral values described in the text, and as a moral example offered by a person.


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How to Cite
Șchiopu-Constantin, PhD(c), G. (2022). JOB 31: A PERSONAL INTEGRITY AS AN ETHICAL EPITOME. Journal for Freedom of Conscience (Jurnalul Libertății De Conștiință), 8(2), 776-787.