They waited for me as for showers and drank in my words as the spring rain.
Read Job 29:23 Using Other Translations
And they waited for me as for the rain; and they opened their mouth wide as for the latter rain.
They waited for me as for the rain, and they opened their mouths as for the spring rain.
They longed for me to speak as people long for rain. They drank my words like a refreshing spring rain.
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