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I was successful wherever I went,[a]
    and even the rocks poured out streams of olive oil for me.”

Job Remembers His Respected Position

“Whenever I went out to the city gate,
    a seat had been reserved for me in the plaza.[b]
The young men would see me and withdraw,
    and the aged would rise and stand.

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  1. Job 29:6 Lit. When my feet were bathed in cream
  2. Job 29:7 Lit. square; i.e. he served as a ruling elder in his home city
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