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Job 29

Job 29:1 KJV (With Strong’s)

Moreover Job
'Iyowb (Hebrew #347)
hated (i.e. persecuted); Ijob, the patriarch famous for his patience
KJV usage: Job.
Pronounce: ee-yobe'
Origin: from 340
nasa' (Hebrew #5375)
a primitive root; to lift, in a great variety of applications, literal and figurative, absol. and rel. (as follows)
KJV usage: accept, advance, arise, (able to, (armor), suffer to) bear(-er, up), bring (forth), burn, carry (away), cast, contain, desire, ease, exact, exalt (self), extol, fetch, forgive, furnish, further, give, go on, help, high, hold up, honorable (+ man), lade, lay, lift (self) up, lofty, marry, magnify, X needs, obtain, pardon, raise (up), receive, regard, respect, set (up), spare, stir up, + swear, take (away, up), X utterly, wear, yield.
Pronounce: naw-saw'
Origin: or nacah (Psalm 4 : 6 (7)) {naw-saw'}
yacaph (Hebrew #3254)
to add or augment (often adverbial, to continue to do a thing)
KJV usage: add, X again, X any more, X cease, X come more, + conceive again, continue, exceed, X further, X gather together, get more, give more-over, X henceforth, increase (more and more), join, X longer (bring, do, make, much, put), X (the, much, yet) more (and more), proceed (further), prolong, put, be (strong-) er, X yet, yield.
Pronounce: yaw-saf'
Origin: a primitive root
his parable
mashal (Hebrew #4912)
properly, a pithy maxim, usually of metaphorical nature; hence, a simile (as an adage, poem, discourse)
KJV usage: byword, like, parable, proverb.
Pronounce: maw-shawl'
Origin: apparently from 4910 in some original sense of superiority in mental action
, and said
'amar (Hebrew #559)
to say (used with great latitude)
KJV usage: answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, + (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, X desire, determine, X expressly, X indeed, X intend, name, X plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), X still, X suppose, talk, tell, term, X that is, X think, use (speech), utter, X verily, X yet.
Pronounce: aw-mar'
Origin: a primitive root
added to take up.

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Ministry on This Verse

1-25:  Job bemoans his former prosperity.
Heb. added to take up.
 The section may be divided into three parts, manifesting progressive stages of self-occupation. 1. Past greatness (chap. 29). 2. Present shame (chap. 30). 3. I am clean (chap. 31). (Job 3-31 by S. Ridout)
 There is greater or less inconsistency in Job’s monologue, corresponding to the state of his heart, in which conflicting emotions, of conscious integrity before man, and of the fear of the Lord, are mingled with unhealthy reminiscences of past greatness and laments over present degradation. (Job 3-31 by S. Ridout)
 Prosperity at home (vers. 1-6). (Job 3-31 by S. Ridout)

J. N. Darby Translation

And Job continued his parable and said,