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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Iob, from Ancient Greek Ἰώβ (Iṓb), from Biblical Hebrew אִיּוֹב (ʾiyyōḇ), related to אָיַב (ʾāyaḇ, to be an enemy) and אוֹיֵב (ʾōyēḇ, enemy).

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Job

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Wiktionary has an Appendix listing books of the Bible

  1. (biblical) A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
  2. A male given name
  3. A character in the Old Testament and the Qur'an, renowned for his patience.

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Job (plural Jobs)

  1. A person who shows remarkable patience.

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Job ?

  1. Job (the eighteenth book of the Old Testament)

GermanEdit

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From English job.

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Job m (genitive Jobs, plural Jobs)

  1. a task, an assignment
    Ich hab’ ’nen Job für dich: Rasenmähen! - I have a task for you: mowing the lawn!
  2. employment

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This word is always referencing a specified task or employment and is not normally used when talking about one's profession or work in general.

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Job m

  1. (bible) Job (the book of the Bible)

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Job

  1. Job

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