Although Adam Clarke maintains a different position, many notable Bible scholars identify Jobab with the Biblical character Job. A book by David J. Gibson entitled Whence Came the Hyksos, Kings of Egypt offers a detailed defense of the theory based on numerous Scriptures from the Book of Job, personal names, geography, occupation, and contemporaries.
The date of his reign are unknown, and there is much dispute concerning whether the supposed connection with Job is even valid.
Bela ben Beor
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