(the) patience of Job


(the) patience of Job
the patience of Job/a saint a lot of patience.

You need the patience of a saint to be a teacher.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • (the) patience of Job — the patience of ˈJob idiom the fact of being extremely patient and not complaining • You need the patience of Job to deal with some of our customers. Main entry: ↑Jobidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have the patience of Job — phrase to remain patient and not complain in situations that would make most people very angry Thesaurus: to be patient, and to not complain too muchsynonym Main entry: Job …   Useful english dictionary

  • have the patience of Job — to remain patient and not complain in situations that would make most people very angry …   English dictionary

  • patience of job — If something requires the patience of Job, it requires great patience …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • (the) patience of a saint — the patience of Job/a saint a lot of patience. You need the patience of a saint to be a teacher …   New idioms dictionary

  • patience of Job — noun An great amount of patience. You have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the Lord in the outcome, and how the Lord is full of compassion and mercy …   Wiktionary

  • patience of Job —    If something requires the patience of Job, it requires great patience.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • JOB, BOOK OF — (named for its hero (Heb. אִיּוֹב), ancient South Arabian and Thamudic yʾb; Old Babylonian Ayyābum, Tell el Amarna tablet, no. 256, line 6, A ia ab; either from yʾb, to bear ill will or compounded of ay where? and ʾab (divine) father ), one of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Job — 1.) in the Old Testament of the Bible, a man who continued to have faith in God even though God destroyed his property and his family 2.) Job s comforter someone who tries to make you feel more cheerful, but actually makes you feel worse 3.) have …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Job — [ dʒoub ] have the patience of Job to remain patient and not complain in situations that would make most people very angry …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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