Job 29:21-25 NIV

21 "Men listened to me expectantly, waiting in silence for my counsel.1

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      22 After I had spoken, they spoke no more;2 my words fell gently on their ears.3

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          23 They waited for me as for showers and drank in my words as the spring rain.4

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          24 When I smiled at them, they scarcely believed it; the light of my face5 was precious to them.a6

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            • a 29:24 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this clause is uncertain.
              25 I chose the way for them and sat as their chief;7 I dwelt as a king8 among his troops; I was like one who comforts mourners.9

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