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Job (o long)

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The personification of poverty and patience. “Patient as Job,” in allusion to the patriarch whose history is given in the Bible.

Poor as Job. Referring to the patriarch when he was by Satan deprived of all his worldly possessions.

“I am as poor as Job my lord, but not so patient.”—Shakespeare: 2 Henry IV., i. 2.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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