Job 29:19
Good News Translation
I was like a tree whose roots always have water and whose branches are wet with dew.

Contemporary English Version
In those days I was strong like a tree with deep roots and with plenty of water,

Douay-Rheims Bible
My root is opened beside the waters, and dew shall continue in my harvest.

New American Bible
My root is spread out to the waters; the dew rests by night on my branches.

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My root is opened beside the waters, and dew shall continue in my harvest.

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Job 18:16 Let his roots be dried up beneath, and his harvest destroyed above.

Psalm 1:3 And he shall be like a tree which is planted near the running waters, which shall bring forth its fruit, in due season. And his leaf shall not fall off: and all whatsoever he shall do shall prosper.

Jeremiah 17:8 And he shall be as a tree that is planted by the waters, that spreadeth out its roots towards moisture: and it shall not fear when the heat cometh. And the leaf thereof shall be green, and in the time of drought it shall not be solicitous, neither shall it cease at any time to bring forth fruit.

Hosea 14:5-7 I will be as the dew, Israel shall spring as the lily, and his root shall shoot forth as that of Libanus. . . .

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Context
Job's Former Blessings
18And I said: I shall die in my nest, and as a palm tree shall multiply my days. 19My root is opened beside the waters, and dew shall continue in my harvest.20My glory shall always be renewed, and my bow in my hand shall be repaired.…
Cross References
Job 29:18
And I said: I shall die in my nest, and as a palm tree shall multiply my days.

Jeremiah 17:8
And he shall be as a tree that is planted by the waters, that spreadeth out its roots towards moisture: and it shall not fear when the heat cometh. And the leaf thereof shall be green, and in the time of drought it shall not be solicitous, neither shall it cease at any time to bring forth fruit.

Hosea 14:5
I will be as the dew, Israel shall spring as the lily, and his root shall shoot forth as that of Libanus.

Additional Translations
My roots will spread out to the waters, and the dew will rest nightly on my branches.My root was spread out by the waters, and the dew lay all night on my branch.

My root is spread out to the waters, And the dew lieth all night upon my branch;

My root was spread out by the water, and the dew would lodge on my crop.

My root shall be spread out to the waters, and the dew will lie all night on my branch;

My root is spread out to the waters, and the dew lieth all night upon my branch:

My root was spread out by the waters, and the dew lay all night upon my branch.

My root is spread out to the waters. The dew lies all night on my branch.

My root is open unto the waters, And dew doth lodge on my branch.
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