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Job 29:6-8 International Standard Version (ISV)

I was successful wherever I went,[a]
    and even the rocks poured out streams of olive oil for me.”

Job Remembers His Respected Position

“Whenever I went out to the city gate,
    a seat had been reserved for me in the plaza.[b]
The young men would see me and withdraw,
    and the aged would rise and stand.

Footnotes:

  1. Job 29:6 Lit. When my feet were bathed in cream
  2. Job 29:7 Lit. square; i.e. he served as a ruling elder in his home city
International Standard Version (ISV)

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Job 29:6-8 New International Version (NIV)

when my path was drenched with cream
    and the rock poured out for me streams of olive oil.

“When I went to the gate of the city
    and took my seat in the public square,
the young men saw me and stepped aside
    and the old men rose to their feet;

New International Version (NIV)

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