New International Version
"People listened to me expectantly, waiting in silence for my counsel.
King James Bible
Unto me men gave ear, and waited, and kept silence at my counsel.
Darby Bible Translation
Unto me they listened, and waited, and kept silence for my counsel:
World English Bible
"Men listened to me, waited, and kept silence for my counsel.
Young's Literal Translation
To me they have hearkened, Yea, they wait, and are silent for my counsel.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Unto me men gave ear - The same idea as in Job 29:9-11.
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LibraryComfort for the Desponding
At once to the subject. A complaint; its cause and cure; and then close up with an exhortation to stir up your pure minds, if you are in such a position. I. First, there is a COMPLAINT. How many a Christian looks on the past with pleasure, on the future with dread, and on the present with sorrow! There are many who look back upon the days that they have passed in the fear of the Lord as being the sweetest and the best they have ever had, but as to the present, it is clad in a sable garb of gloom …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855
The Case of the Christian under the Hiding of God's Face.
No Sorrow Like Messiah's Sorrow
Think how you have instructed many, how you have strengthened feeble hands.
the chief men refrained from speaking and covered their mouths with their hands;
When Ephraim spoke, people trembled; he was exalted in Israel. But he became guilty of Baal worship and died.
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