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English definition of “the patience of Job”

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the patience of Job

the ability to remain patient and to do what you think you should do despite having many problems
Translations of “the patience of Job”
in Chinese (Traditional) 極度忍耐,極大耐心…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极度忍耐,极大耐心…
(Definition of the patience of Job from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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