[ bil-dad ]

  1. a friend of Job. Job 2:11.

Words Nearby Bildad Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Bildad in a sentence

  • Bildad the Shuchite believed that all things are from God, but not all that seems good and evil is really so.

  • Bildad maintains the Muʿtazilite opinion that many misfortunes are for the purpose of increasing reward in the world to come.

  • Bildad the Shuhite says, 'He shall have neither son nor nephew among his people, nor any remaining in his dwellings.'

    The Turmoil | Booth Tarkington
  • Bildad, from the warmth of the rugs, watched these proceedings with a look of mute wonder on his dusky features.

    The River of Darkness | William Murray Graydon
  • With a single bound Bildad sprang out upon the sand, brandishing a huge spear that Canaris had brought with him from the lake.

    The River of Darkness | William Murray Graydon