Job 29:16

“I was a father to the poor: and the cause which I knew not I searched out.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 29:16

I was a father to the poore: and the cause which I knewe not, I searched out.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I was a father to the needy, And I investigated the case which I did not know.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I was a father to the needy: And the cause of him that I knew not I searched out.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I was a father to the poor, searching out the cause of him who was strange to me.
- Basic English Bible

I was a father to the needy, and the cause which I knew not I searched out;
- Darby Bible

I was a father to the poor: and the cause which I knew not I searched out.
- Webster's Bible

I was a father to the needy. The cause of him who I didn't know, I searched out.
- World English Bible

A father I [am] to the needy, And the cause I have not known I search out.
- Youngs Literal Bible

I was a father to the needy; and the cause of him that I knew not I searched out.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 29:16

Wesley's Notes for Job 29:16


29:14 Put on, &c. - Perhaps he did not wear these: but his steady justice was to him instead of all those ornaments.

29:18 Multiply - See how apt even good men are, to set death at a distance from them!


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