New Living Translation
"Those were the days when I went to the city gate and took my place among the honored leaders.
King James Bible
When I went out to the gate through the city, when I prepared my seat in the street!
Darby Bible Translation
When I went out to the gate by the city, when I prepared my seat on the broadway,
World English Bible
when I went forth to the city gate, when I prepared my seat in the street.
Young's Literal Translation
When I go out to the gate by the city, In a broad place I prepare my seat.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
29:7 Seat - When I caused the seat of justice to be set for me. By this, and several other expressions, it appears that Job was a magistrate. Street - In that open place, near the gate, where the people assembled for the administration of justice.
Hymns of the hortatory and persuasive tone are sufficiently numerous to make an "embarrassment of riches" in a compiler's hands. Not a few songs of invitation and awakening are either quoted or mentioned in the chapter on "Old Revival Hymns," and many appear among those in the last chapter, (on the Hymns of Wales;) but the working songs of Christian hymnology deserve a special space as such. "COME HITHER ALL YE WEARY SOULS," Sung to "Federal St.," is one of the older soul-winning calls from …
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The young stepped aside when they saw me, and even the aged rose in respect at my coming.
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By the gates at the entrance to the town, on the road leading in, she cries aloud,
But Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, an important court official, heard that Jeremiah was in the cistern. At that time the king was holding court at the Benjamin Gate,
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