Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Job 29:8

Context
NETBible

the young men would see me and step aside, 1  and the old men would get up and remain standing;

XREF

Le 19:32; Pr 16:31; Pr 20:8; Ro 13:3,4; Ro 13:7; Tit 3:1; 1Pe 2:17; 1Pe 5:5

NET © Notes

tn The verb means “to hide; to withdraw.” The young men out of respect would withdraw or yield the place of leadership to Job (thus the translation “step aside”). The old men would rise and remain standing until Job took his seat – a sign of respect.



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