Definitions of Job
  1. noun
    a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him
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    a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
  2. noun
    any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing
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    type of:
    unfortunate, unfortunate person
    a person who suffers misfortune
  3. noun
    a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply
    synonyms: Book of Job
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    a major division of a long written composition
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