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 Job (o long).Job’s Pound. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Job’s Comforter.
One who pretends to sympathise in your grief, but says that you brought it on yourself; thus in reality adding weight to your sorrow. (See above.)   1
   Job’s wife. Some call her Rahmat, daughter of Ephraim, son of Joseph; and others call her Makhir, daughter of Manasses. (Sale: Korân xxi., note.)   2
   She is also called by some Sitis; and a tradition exists that Job, at the command of God, struck the earth with his foot from the dunghill where he lay, and instantly there welled up a spring of water with which his wife washed his sores, and they were miraculously healed. (Korân, xxxvi. 41.)   3

 Job (o long).Job’s Pound. 


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