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Job 29:21-25

NIV 21 "Men listened to me expectantly, waiting in silence for my counsel. NIV 21 "Men listened to me expectantly, waiting in silence for my counsel. NIV 22 After I had spoken, they spoke no more; my words fell gently on their ears. NIV 22 After I had spoken, they spoke no more; my words fell gently on their ears. NIV 23 They waited for me as for showers and drank in my words as the spring rain. NIV 23 They waited for me as for showers and drank in my words as the spring rain. NIV 24 When I smiled at them, they scarcely believed it; the light of my face was precious to them. NIV 24 When I smiled at them, they scarcely believed it; the light of my face was precious to them. NIV 25 I chose the way for them and sat as their chief; I dwelt as a king among his troops; I was like one who comforts mourners. NIV 25 I chose the way for them and sat as their chief; I dwelt as a king among his troops; I was like one who comforts mourners.