Job Covered With Boils, from Martin Luther's Bible: The Book of Job

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c. 1525
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Job was a prosperous, God-fearing man stricken with a series of misfortunes. He lost his worldly goods, his sons, and his health as a result of a wager between God and Satan over whether or not a "perfect and upright" man would remain so even under relentless misfortune.