Meaning of JOB in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈjōb ]


Etymology: Latin, from Greek Iōb, from Hebrew Iyyōbh

Date: 14th century

1. : the hero of the book of Job who endures afflictions with fortitude and faith

2. : a narrative and poetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table

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