Meaning of JOB in English

JOB

/johb/ , n.

1. the central figure in an Old Testament parable of the righteous sufferer.

2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.

3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning "persecuted."

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .