Job 29:16
Text Analysis
1 [e]אָ֣ב
A fatherN-ms
595 [e]אָ֭נֹכִֽי
I [was]Pro-1cs
34 [e]לָֽאֶבְיוֹנִ֑ים
to the poorPrep-l, Art | N-mp
7379 [e]וְרִ֖ב
and the caseConj-w | N-ms
3808 [e]לֹא־
3045 [e]יָדַ֣עְתִּי
[that] I did knowV-Qal-Perf-1cs
2713 [e]אֶחְקְרֵֽהוּ׃
I searched outV-Qal-Imperf-1cs | 3ms

Hebrew Texts
איוב 29:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אָ֣ב אָ֭נֹכִֽי לָֽאֶבְיֹונִ֑ים וְרִ֖ב לֹא־יָדַ֣עְתִּי אֶחְקְרֵֽהוּ׃

איוב 29:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אב אנכי לאביונים ורב לא־ידעתי אחקרהו׃

איוב 29:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אב אנכי לאביונים ורב לא־ידעתי אחקרהו׃

איוב 29:16 Hebrew Bible
אב אנכי לאביונים ורב לא ידעתי אחקרהו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"I was a father to the needy, And I investigated the case which I did not know.

King James Bible
I was a father to the poor: and the cause which I knew not I searched out.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I was a father to the needy, and I examined the case of the stranger.
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the cause

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