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.

Read Job 29:25 Using Other Translations

I chose out their way, and sat chief, and dwelt as a king in the army, as one that comforteth the mourners.
I chose their way and sat as chief, and I lived like a king among his troops, like one who comforts mourners.
Like a chief, I told them what to do. I lived like a king among his troops and comforted those who mourned.