Job 29:1

1 Moreover Job continued[a]* his parable, and said,

Job 29:1 Meaning and Commentary

Job 29:1

Moreover, Job continued his parable
Or "added to take [it] up" F17, that is, he took it up again, and went on with his discourse; he made a pause for awhile, waiting to observe whether any of his three friends would return an answer to what he had said; but perceiving they were not inclined to make any reply, he began again, and gave an account of his former life, in order to show that he was far from being the wicked man, or being so accounted by others, as his friends had represented him:

and said;
as follows.


F17 (tav Powyw) "addidit assumere", Montanus, Bolducius, Mercerus; "addidit tollere", Drusius.

Job 29:1 In-Context

1 Moreover Job continued his parable, and said,
2 Oh that I were as in months past, as in the days when God preserved me;
3 When his candle shined upon my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness;
4 As I was in the days of my youth, when the secret of God was upon my tabernacle;
5 When the Almighty was yet with me, when my children were about me;

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. continued: Heb. added to take up