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    the patience of Job/ a boon companion

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentence?

    To the captain he is faithful like a friend and attentive like a son with the patience of Job, the unselfish devotion of a woman and the jollity of a boon companion.

    the patience of Job = the patience of a saint = angelic patience

    boon companion = close friend = an intimate friend from whom somebody is inseparable

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regard,

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    Re: the patience of Job/ a boon companion

    Yes. Correct.

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