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Q: How many times is the name of Hazrat Ayyoob – peace be upon him – mentioned in the Holy Quran?
A: 4 times.
Q: Which tribe did he belong to?
A: He was from the children of Hazrat Ishaaq – peace be upon him – in fourth generation.
Q: What treatment did Allah Almighty prescribed for his illness?
A: He commanded him to, “Kick the ground, a spring will flow which is cool for bathing and sweet for drinking.
Q: What was his era?
A: 1,500 B.C.
Q: For how long did he remain ill?
A: 13 years according to the narration of Hazrat Anas – may Allah be pleased with him.
Q: What was his wife’s name?
A: Bibi Rahmat.
Q: Which Prophet of Allah made Sabr the most?
A: Hazrat Ayyoob – peace be upon him.
Q: Which nation did he belong to?
A: Bani Israel.
Q: Which day did he fall ill?
A; On Wednesday.
(Mishkaat p. 391)
Q: What was his age?
A: 75, 93, 140 or 400 (according to numerous different narrations)
Q: Whose daughter was Hazrat Ayyoob’s – peace be upon him – mother?
A: She was Hazrat Loot’s – peace be upon him – daughter.
Q: Where is Hazrat Ayyoob’s – peace be upon him – name mentioned in the Quran?
A: Surah Saad, Verse No. 38-41.
(Islami Ma’loomaat Ka Encyclopaedia p. 74-76)