Job 29:21
Good News Translation
When I gave advice, people were silent and listened carefully to what I said;

Contemporary English Version
Everyone listened in silence to my welcome advice,

Douay-Rheims Bible
They that heard me, waited for my sentence, and being attentive held their peace at my counsel.

New American Bible
For me they listened and waited; they were silent for my counsel.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

They that heard me, waited for my sentence, and being attentive held their peace at my counsel.

gave ear

Job 29:9,10 The princes ceased to speak, and laid the finger on their mouth. . . .

Job 32:11,12 For I have waited for your words, I have given ear to your wisdom, as long as you were disputing in words. . . .

Context
Job's Former Blessings
20My glory shall always be renewed, and my bow in my hand shall be repaired. 21They that heard me, waited for my sentence, and being attentive held their peace at my counsel.22To my words they durst add nothing, and my speech dropped upon them.…
Cross References
Job 4:3
Behold thou hast taught many, and thou hast strengthened the weary hands:

Job 29:9
The princes ceased to speak, and laid the finger on their mouth.

Hosea 13:1
When Ephraim spoke, a horror seized Israel: and he sinned in Baal, and died.

Additional Translations
Men listened to me with expectation, waiting silently for my counsel.To me men gave ear, and waited, and kept silence at my counsel.

Unto me men gave ear, and waited, And kept silence for my counsel.

Men heard me, and gave heed, and they were silent at my counsel.

Unto me they listened, and waited, and kept silence for my counsel:

Unto me men gave ear, and waited, and kept silence for my counsel.

To me men gave ear, and waited, and kept silence at my counsel.

"Men listened to me, waited, and kept silence for my counsel.

To me they have hearkened, Yea, they wait, and are silent for my counsel.
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