Job speaks about his life
many months ago.
At that time, God took care of me.
as if he had a
His light kept me safe
as I walked in dark places.
God was my friend
My children were near me.
so that my life was easy.
and sit there as one of the leaders.
they would move to the side.
Even the old men would stand up to
They would cover their mouths with their hands.
They would not want to say anything.
to listen to the things that I said.
They respected me
when they saw the things that I did.
I helped children
who had no family that could help them.
like good clothes that I wore.
I was fair and honest,
like my coat and my hat.
I would be their guide.
If people could not walk,
I would fetch things for them.
I helped them like their father would do.
I spoke on behalf of strangers
to help them get
I rescued the people that they had attacked.
“I will live to be an old man.
After a long life, I will die in my own home.
like a tree that always has plenty of water.
Each day I will have new
They listened carefully to what I said.
they did not say any more.
They listened to every word
and they thought about it.
like people who wait for rain to fall.
My words would make them happy,
like rain in spring that makes a farmer happy.
My smile made them happy.
I told them what they should do.
I was like a king who leads his soldiers.
When they were sad,