Tonight’s topic among others: Connection troubles and Daniel is holding a meeting and what is a Job? Acts of God acts of State.
job (v.) 1660s, “to buy and sell as a broker,” from job (n.). Meaning “to cheat, betray” is from 1903. Related: Jobbed; jobbing.job (n.) 1550s, in phrase jobbe of worke “piece of work” (contrasted with continuous labor), of uncertain origin, perhaps a variant of gobbe “mass, lump” (c. 1400; see gob) via sense of “a cart-load.” Sense of “work done for pay” first recorded 1650s. Thieves’ slang sense of “theft, robbery, a planned crime” is from 1722. Printing sense is from 1795. Slang meaning “specimen, thing, person” is from 1927.
job. (1) A low mean lucrative busy affair. (2) Petty, piddling work; a piece of chance work. [Johnson’s Dictionary]
On the job “hard at work” is from 1882. Job lot is from obsolete sense of “cartload, lump,” which might also ultimately be from gob. Job security attested by 1954; job description by 1920; job-sharing by 1972. Job Biblical masc. proper name, from Hebrew Iyyobh, which according to some scholars is literally “hated, persecuted,” from ayyabh “he was hostile to,” related to ebhah “enmity.” Others say it means “the penitent one.”
Job 1 Wycliffe Bible (WYC)
1 In the land of Uz was a man that was called Job; and that man was simple, that is, without guile, and rightful, and dreading God, and going away from evil.
satisfaction (n.) early 14c., “performance of an act set forth by a priest or other Church authority to atone for sin,” from Old French satisfaction (12c.), from Latin satisfactionem (nominative satisfactio) “a satisfying of a creditor,” noun of action from past participle stem of satisfacere (see satisfy). Senses of “contentment, appeasement” and “action of gratifying” first recorded late 14c.; the former not common before 16c.