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Life was so good that I washed my feet in cream
    and had plenty of the finest oils.[a]

“Those were the days when I went to the city gate
    and sat in the public meeting of the elders.
When the young men saw me coming, they stepped out of my way.
    And the old men stood up to show they respected me.

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  1. Job 29:6 had plenty of the finest oils Literally, “Around the anointed rock near me were streams of oil.” This probably means Job had so much olive oil that there were streams of oil running down the altar from the part Job gave as a gift to God.
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