Parallel Bible results for Job 29:2-12

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Job 29:2-12

NIV 2 "How I long for the months gone by, for the days when God watched over me, NIV 2 "How I long for the months gone by, for the days when God watched over me, NIV 3 when his lamp shone upon my head and by his light I walked through darkness! NIV 3 when his lamp shone upon my head and by his light I walked through darkness! NIV 4 Oh, for the days when I was in my prime, when God's intimate friendship blessed my house, NIV 4 Oh, for the days when I was in my prime, when God's intimate friendship blessed my house, NIV 5 when the Almighty was still with me and my children were around me, NIV 5 when the Almighty was still with me and my children were around me, NIV 6 when my path was drenched with cream and the rock poured out for me streams of olive oil. NIV 6 when my path was drenched with cream and the rock poured out for me streams of olive oil. NIV 7 "When I went to the gate of the city and took my seat in the public square, NIV 7 "When I went to the gate of the city and took my seat in the public square, NIV 8 the young men saw me and stepped aside and the old men rose to their feet; NIV 8 the young men saw me and stepped aside and the old men rose to their feet; NIV 9 the chief men refrained from speaking and covered their mouths with their hands; NIV 9 the chief men refrained from speaking and covered their mouths with their hands; NIV 10 the voices of the nobles were hushed, and their tongues stuck to the roof of their mouths. NIV 10 the voices of the nobles were hushed, and their tongues stuck to the roof of their mouths. NIV 11 Whoever heard me spoke well of me, and those who saw me commended me, NIV 11 Whoever heard me spoke well of me, and those who saw me commended me, NIV 12 because I rescued the poor who cried for help, and the fatherless who had none to assist him. NIV 12 because I rescued the poor who cried for help, and the fatherless who had none to assist him.