Job 29:3
29:3 When his {a} candle shined upon my head, [and when] by his
     light I walked [through] {b} darkness;

     (a) When I felt his favour.
     (b) I was free from affliction.

Job 29:4
29:4 As I was in the days of my youth, when the {c} secret of
     God [was] upon my tabernacle;

     (c) That is, seemed by evident tokens to be more present
         with me.

Job 29:6
29:6 When I washed my steps {d} with butter, and the rock poured
     me out rivers of oil;

     (d) By these comparisons he declares the great prosperity
         that he was in, so that he had no opportunity to be
         such a sinner as they accused him.

Job 29:8
29:8 The young men saw me, and {e} hid themselves: and the aged
     arose, [and] stood up.

     (e) Being ashamed of their lightness and afraid of my

Job 29:9
29:9 The princes refrained talking, and laid [their] hand on
     their {f} mouth.

     (f) Acknowledging my wisdom.

Job 29:11
29:11 When the {g} ear heard [me], then it blessed me; and when
      the eye saw [me], it gave witness to me:

      (g) All that heard me, praised me.

Job 29:12
29:12 Because I delivered the {i} poor that cried, and the
      fatherless, and [him that had] none to help him.

      (i) Because his adversaries did so much charge him with
          wickedness, he is compelled to render account of his

Job 29:13
29:13 {k} The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon
      me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

      (k) That is, I helped him who was in distress, and so he
          had cause to praise me.

Job 29:14
29:14 I put on {l} righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment
      [was] as a robe and a diadem.

      (l) I delighted to do justice, as others did to wear
          costly apparel.

Job 29:18
29:18 Then I said, I shall die in my {m} nest, and I shall
      multiply [my] days as the sand.

      (m) That is, at home in my bed without all trouble and

Job 29:19
29:19 My root [was] {n} spread out by the waters, and the dew
      lay all night upon my branch.

      (n) My happiness increases.

Job 29:22
29:22 After my words they spake not again; and my speech {o}
      dropped upon them.

      (o) That is, was pleasant to them.

Job 29:23
29:23 And they waited for me as for the rain; and they opened
      their mouth wide {p} [as] for the latter rain.

      (p) As the dry ground thirsts for the rain.

Job 29:24
29:24 [If] I {q} laughed on them, they believed [it] not; and
      the light of my countenance they {r} cast not down.

      (q) That is, they thought it not to be a rest, or they did
          not think that I would condescend to them.
      (r) They were afraid to offend me and cause me to be

Job 29:25
29:25 I chose out {s} their way, and sat chief, and dwelt as a
      king in the army, as one [that] comforteth the mourners.

      (s) I had them at commandment.

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