Job 29:13
Good News Translation
People who were in deepest misery praised me, and I helped widows find security.

Contemporary English Version
And I was highly praised for my generosity to widows and others in poverty.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me, and I comforted the heart of the widow.

New American Bible
The blessing of those in extremity came upon me, and the heart of the widow I made joyful.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me, and I comforted the heart of the widow.

The blessing

Deuteronomy 24:13 But thou shalt restore it to him presently before the going down of the sun: that he may sleep in his own raiment and bless thee, and thou mayst have justice before the Lord thy God.

Acts 9:39-41 And Peter rising up went with them. And when he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber. And all the widows stood about him, weeping and shewing him the coats and garments which Dorcas made them. . . .

2 Corinthians 9:12-14 Because the administration of this office doth not only supply the want of the saints, but aboundeth also by many thanksgivings in the Lord. . . .

2 Timothy 1:16-18 The Lord give mercy to the house of Onesiphorus: because he hath often refreshed me and hath not been ashamed of my chain: . . .

ready

Job 31:19 If I have despised him that was perishing for want of clothing, and the poor man that had no covering:

Deuteronomy 26:5 And thou shalt speak thus in the sight of the Lord thy God: The Syrian pursued my father, who went down into Egypt, and sojourned there in a very small number, and grew into a nation great and strong and of an infinite multitude.

Proverbs 31:6-9 Give strong drink to them that are sad; and wine to them that are grieved in mind: . . .

Isaiah 27:13 And it shall come to pass, that in that day a noise shall be made with a great trumpet, and they that were lost, shall come from the land of the Assyrians, and they that were outcasts in the land of Egypt, and they shall adore the Lord in the holy mount in Jerusalem.

I caused

Deuteronomy 16:11 And thou shalt feast before the Lord thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy manservant, and thy maidservant, and the Levite that is within thy gates, and the stranger and the fatherless, and the widow, who abide with you: in the place which the Lord thy God shall choose, that his name may dwell there:

Nehemiah 8:10-12 And he said to them: Go, eat fat meats, and drink sweet wine, and send portions to them that have not prepared for themselves: because it is the holy day of the Lord, and be not sad: for the joy of the Lord is our strength. . . .

Philemon 1:7 For I have had great joy and consolation in thy charity, because the bowels of the saints have been refreshed by thee, brother.

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Psalm 67:4 Let the nations be glad and rejoice: for thou judgest the people with justice, and directest the nations upon earth.

Isaiah 65:14 Behold my servants shall rejoice, and you shall be confounded: behold my servants shall praise for joyfulness of heart, and you shall cry for sorrow of heart, and shall howl for grief of spirit.

Context
Job's Former Blessings
12Because I had delivered the poor man that cried out; and the fatherless, that had no helper. 13The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me, and I comforted the heart of the widow.14I was clad with justice: and I clothed myself with my judgment, as with a robe and a diadem.…
Cross References
Job 22:9
Thou hast sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless thou hast broken in pieces.

Job 31:19
If I have despised him that was perishing for want of clothing, and the poor man that had no covering:

Proverbs 11:26
Well doth he rise early who seeketh good things; but he that seeketh after evil things, shall be oppressed by them.

Proverbs 31:6
Give strong drink to them that are sad; and wine to them that are grieved in mind:

Additional Translations
The dying man blessed me, and I made the widow’s heart sing for joy.The blessing of him that was ready to perish came on me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me; And I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

Let the blessing of the perishing one come upon me; yea, the mouth of the widow has blessed me.

The blessing of him that was perishing came upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

the blessing of him who was ready to perish came on me, and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.

The blessing of the perishing cometh on me, And the heart of the widow I cause to sing.
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