Job 29:8
Good News Translation
young men stepped aside as soon as they saw me, and old men stood up to show me respect.

Contemporary English Version
the young leaders stepped aside, *

Douay-Rheims Bible
The young men saw me, and hid themselves: and the old men rose up and stood.

New American Bible
The young men saw me and withdrew, and the elders rose up and stood;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The young men saw me, and hid themselves: and the old men rose up and stood.

young men

Leviticus 19:32 Rise up before the hoary head, and honour the person of the aged man: and fear the Lord thy God. I am the Lord.

Proverbs 16:31 Old age is a crown of dignity, when it is found in the ways of justice.

Proverbs 20:8 The king, that sitteth on the throne of judgment, scattereth away all evil with his look.

Romans 13:3,4 For princes are not a terror to the good work, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? Do that which is good: and thou shalt have praise from the same. . . .

Titus 3:1 Admonish them to be subject to princes and powers, to obey at a word, to be ready to every good work.

1 Peter 5:5 In like manner, ye young men, be subject to the ancients. And do you all insinuate humility one to another: for God resisteth the proud, but to the humble he giveth grace.

the aged

Romans 13:7 Render therefore to all men their dues. Tribute, to whom tribute is due: custom, to whom custom: fear, to whom fear: honour, to whom honour.

1 Peter 2:17 Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.

Context
Job's Former Blessings
7When I went out to the gate of the city, and in the street they prepared me a chair? 8The young men saw me, and hid themselves: and the old men rose up and stood.9The princes ceased to speak, and laid the finger on their mouth.…
Cross References
Job 29:7
When I went out to the gate of the city, and in the street they prepared me a chair?

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

Additional Translations
the young men saw me and withdrew, and the old men rose to their feet.The young men saw me, and hid themselves: and the aged arose, and stood up.

The young men saw me and hid themselves, And the aged rose up and stood;

The young men saw me, and hid themselves: and all the old men stood up.

The young men saw me, and hid themselves; and the aged arose [and] stood up;

The young men saw me and hid themselves, and the aged rose up and stood;

The young men saw me, and hid themselves: and the aged arose, and stood up.

The young men saw me and hid themselves. The aged rose up and stood.

Seen me have youths, and they, been hidden, And the aged have risen -- they stood up.
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