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Job 29:16

Context
NET ©

I was a father 1  to the needy, and I investigated the case of the person I did not know;

NIV ©

I was a father to the needy; I took up the case of the stranger.

NASB ©

"I was a father to the needy, And I investigated the case which I did not know.

NLT ©

I was a father to the poor and made sure that even strangers received a fair trial.

MSG ©

Father to the needy, and champion of abused aliens.

BBE ©

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

NRSV ©

I was a father to the needy, and I championed the cause of the stranger.

NKJV ©

I was a father to the poor, And I searched out the case that I did not know.


KJV
I [was] a father
<01>
to the poor
<034>_:
and the cause
<07379>
[which] I knew
<03045> (8804)
not I searched out
<02713> (8799)_.
NASB ©
"I was a father
<01>
to the needy
<034>
, And I investigated
<02713>
the case
<07379>
which I did not know
<03045>
.
HEBREW
whrqxa
<02713>
ytedy
<03045>
al
<03808>
brw
<07379>
Mynwybal
<034>
ykna
<0595>
ba (29:16)
<01>
LXXM
egw
<1473
P-NS
hmhn
<1510
V-IMI-1S
pathr
<3962
N-NSM
adunatwn
<102
A-GPM
dikhn
<1349
N-ASF
de
<1161
PRT
hn
<3739
R-ASF
ouk
<3364
ADV
hdein {V-YAI-1S} exicniasa {V-AAI-1S}
NET © [draft] ITL
I was a father
<01>
to the needy
<034>
, and I
<0595>
investigated
<02713>
the case
<07379>
of the person I did not
<03808>
know
<03045>
;
NET ©

I was a father 1  to the needy, and I investigated the case of the person I did not know;

NET © Notes

sn The word “father” does not have a wide range of meanings in the OT. But there are places that it is metaphorical, especially in a legal setting like this where the poor need aid.



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