Job 29:25

“I chose out their way, and sat chief, and dwelt as a king in the army, as one that comforteth the mourners.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Job 29:25

I chose out their way, and sate chiefe, and dwelt as a king in the army, as one that comforteth the mourners.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I chose a way for them and sat as chief, And dwelt as a king among the troops, As one who comforted the mourners.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I chose out their way, and sat `as' chief, And dwelt as a king in the army, As one that comforteth the mourners.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I took my place as a chief, guiding them on their way, and I was as a king among his army. ...
- Basic English Bible

I chose their way, and sat as chief, and dwelt as a king in the army, as one that comforteth mourners.
- Darby Bible

I chose out their way, and sat chief, and dwelt as a king in the army, as one that comforteth the mourners.
- Webster's Bible

I chose out their way, and sat as chief. I lived as a king in the army, as one who comforts the mourners.
- World English Bible

I choose their way, and sit head, And I dwell as a king in a troop, When mourners he doth comfort.
- Youngs Literal Bible

I chose out their way, and sat as chief, and dwelt as a king in the army, as one that comforteth the mourners.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Job 29:25

Wesley's Notes for Job 29:25


29:25 I chose - They sought to me for advice in all difficult cases, and I directed them what methods they should take. Sat - As a prince or judge, while they stood waiting for my counsel. A king - Whose presence puts life, and courage, into the whole army. As one - As I was ready to comfort any afflicted persons, so my consolations were always welcome to them.


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