Job's comforterJob's comforter
a person who aggravates one's misery while attempting or pretending to comfort: see Job 16:1-5
One who is discouraging or saddening while seemingly offering sympathy or comfort.
Origin of Job's comforterAfter Job 1 whose friends pretended to comfort but actually found fault with him
(plural Job's comforters)
From the Bible Job 16.2 where Job's supposed friends offered advice that was not helpful.