Job 29:12
Good News Translation
When the poor cried out, I helped them; I gave help to orphans who had nowhere to turn.

Contemporary English Version
When poor people or orphans cried out for help, I came to their rescue.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because I had delivered the poor man that cried out; and the fatherless, that had no helper.

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Because I had delivered the poor man that cried out; and the fatherless, that had no helper.

I delivered

Job 22:5-9 And not for thy manifold wickedness and thy infinite iniquities? . . .

Nehemiah 5:2-13 And there were some that said: Our sons and our daughters are very many: let us take up corn for the price of them, and let us eat and live. . . .

Psalm 72:12 For he shall deliver the poor from the mighty: and the needy that had no helper.

Psalm 82:2-4 How long will you judge unjustly: and accept the persons of the wicked? . . .

Proverbs 21:13 He that stoppeth his ear against the cry of the poor, shall also cry himself, and shall not be heard.

Proverbs 24:11,12 Deliver them that are led to death: and those that are drawn to death, forbear not to deliver. . . .

Jeremiah 22:16 He judged the cause of the poor and needy for his own good: was it not therefore because he knew me, saith the Lord?

the fatherless

Exodus 22:22-24 You shall not hurt a widow or an orphan. . . .

Deuteronomy 10:18 He doth judgment to the fatherless and the widow, loveth the stranger, and giveth him food and raiment.

Psalm 68:5 Who is the father of orphans, and the judge of widows. God in his holy place:

James 1:27 Religion clean and undefiled before God and the Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their tribulation and to keep one's self unspotted from this world.

Context
Job's Former Blessings
11The ear that heard me blessed me, and the eye that saw me gave witness to me: 12Because I had delivered the poor man that cried out; and the fatherless, that had no helper.13The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me, and I comforted the heart of the widow.…
Cross References
Job 24:4
They have overturned the way of the poor, and have oppressed together the meek of the earth.

Job 24:9
They have violently robbed the fatherless, and stripped the poor common people.

Job 31:17
If I have eaten my morsel alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof:

Job 31:21
If I have lifted up my hand against the fatherless, even when I saw myself superior in the gate:

Job 34:28
So that they caused the cry of the needy to come to him, and he heard the voice of the poor.

Psalm 72:12
For he shall deliver the poor from the mighty: and the needy that had no helper.

Psalm 82:4
Rescue the poor; and deliver the needy out of the hand of the sinner.

Psalm 88:4
I am counted among them that go down to the pit: I am become as a man without help,

Proverbs 21:13
He that stoppeth his ear against the cry of the poor, shall also cry himself, and shall not be heard.

Proverbs 31:8
Open thy mouth for the dumb, and for the causes of all the children that pass.

Additional Translations
because I rescued the poor who cried out and the fatherless who had no helper.Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him.

Because I delivered the poor that cried, The fatherless also, that had none to help him.

For I saved the poor out of the hand of the oppressor, and helped the fatherless who had no helper.

For I delivered the afflicted that cried, and the fatherless who had no helper.

Because I delivered the poor that cried, the fatherless also, that had none to help him.

Because I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him.

Because I delivered the poor who cried, and the fatherless also, who had none to help him,

For I deliver the afflicted who is crying, And the fatherless who hath no helper.
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