New Living Translation
They longed for me to speak as people long for rain. They drank my words like a refreshing spring rain.
King James Bible
And they waited for me as for the rain; and they opened their mouth wide as for the latter rain.
Darby Bible Translation
And they waited for me as for the rain, and they opened their mouth wide as for the latter rain.
World English Bible
They waited for me as for the rain. Their mouths drank as with the spring rain.
Young's Literal Translation
And they wait as for rain for me, And their mouth they have opened wide As for the latter rain.
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CommentaryJob 29:23 Parallel Commentaries
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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And after I spoke, they had nothing to add, for my counsel satisfied them.
When they were discouraged, I smiled at them. My look of approval was precious to them.
For it was I, the LORD your God, who rescued you from the land of Egypt. Open your mouth wide, and I will fill it with good things.
I pant with expectation, longing for your commands.
When the king smiles, there is life; his favor refreshes like a spring rain.
Oh, that we might know the LORD! Let us press on to know him. He will respond to us as surely as the arrival of dawn or the coming of rains in early spring."
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