1 Moreover Job continueda* his parable, and said,

References for Job 29:1

    • õ 29:1 - continued: Heb. added to take up
      2 Oh that I were as in months past, as in the days when God preserved me;
      3 When his candleb shined upon my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness;

      References for Job 29:3

        • ö 29:3 - candle: or, lamp
          4 As I was in the days of my youth, when the secret of God was upon my tabernacle;
          5 When the Almighty was yet with me, when my children were about me;
          6 When I washed my steps with butter, and the rock poured me out rivers of oil;
          7 When I went out to the gate through the city, when I prepared my seat in the street!
          8 The young men saw me, and hid themselves: and the aged arose, and stood up.
          9 The princes refrained talking, and laid their hand on their mouth.
          10 The noblesc held their peace, and their tongue cleaved to the roof of their mouth.

          References for Job 29:10

            • ÷ 29:10 - The nobles...: Heb. The voice of the nobles was hid
              11 When the ear heard me, then it blessed me; and when the eye saw me, it gave witness to me:
              12 Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him.
              13 The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
              14 I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment was as a robe and a diadem.
              15 I was eyes to the blind, and feet was I to the lame.
              16 I was a father to the poor: and the cause which I knew not I searched out.
              17 And I brake the jawsd of the wicked, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.

              References for Job 29:17

                • ø 29:17 - the jaws: Heb. the jawteeth, or, the grinders
                  18 Then I said, I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the sand.
                  19 My root was spread out by the waters, and the dew lay all night upon my branch.
                  20 My glory was freshe in me, and my bow was renewed in my hand.

                  References for Job 29:20

                    • ù 29:20 - fresh: Heb. new
                      21 Unto me men gave ear, and waited, and kept silence at my counsel.
                      22 After my words they spake not again; and my speech dropped upon them.
                      23 And they waited for me as for the rain; and they opened their mouth wide as for the latter rain.
                      24 If I laughed on them, they believed it not; and the light of my countenance they cast not down.
                      25 I chose out their way, and sat chief, and dwelt as a king in the army, as one that comforteth the mourners.