from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the Bible, an upright man whose faith in God survived the test of repeated calamities.
- n. See Table at Bible.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
- proper n. A male given name
- proper n. An Old Testament character.
Hebrew 'iyyôb; see אb in Semitic roots.
After Job.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Hebrew אִיּוֹב (iyobh, "hated"), from אָיַב (ayyabh, "he was hostile to"). (Wiktionary)