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Job 29:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— My glory is fresh in me, And my bow is renewed in my hand.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— My glory [was] fresh in me, and my bow was renewed in my hand.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— ‘My glory is [ever] new with me, And my bow is renewed in my hand.’
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— My glory [was] fresh in me, and my bow was renewed in my hand.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— My glory shall be fresh in me, and my bow be renewed in my hand.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Mine honour, shall be young again with me, and, my bow, in my hand, be renewed.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— My honour [is] fresh with me, And my bow in my hand is renewed.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— My glory shall always be renewed, and my bow in my hand shall be repaired.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— My glory [was] fresh in mee, and my bow was renewed in my hand.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— My glory was fresh in me, and by bow prospered in his hand.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— My glory [was] fresh in me, and my bow was renewed in my hand.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
My glory 3519
{3519} Prime
From H3513; properly weight; but only figuratively in a good sense, splendor or copiousness.
[was] fresh 2319
{2319} Prime
From H2318; new.
in x5978
(5978) Complement
Prolonged for H5973; along with.
me, y5978
[5978] Standard
Prolonged for H5973; along with.
and my bow 7198
{7198} Prime
From H7185 in the original sense (of H6983) of bending; a bow, for shooting (hence figuratively strength) or the iris.
was renewed 2498
{2498} Prime
A primitive root; properly to slide by, that is, (by implication) to hasten away, pass on, spring up, pierce or change.
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
in my hand. 3027
{3027} Prime
A primitive word; a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 29:20

_ _ My renown, like my bodily health, was continually fresh.

_ _ bow — Metaphor from war, for, my strength, which gains me “renown,” was ever renewed (Jeremiah 49:35).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 29:18-25.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 29:20

Glory — My reputation was growing every day. Bow — My strength which is signified by a bow, Genesis 49:24; 1 Samuel 2:4, because in ancient times the bow and arrows were the principal instruments of war.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Job 29:14 I put on righteousness, and it clothed me: my judgment [was] as a robe and a diadem.
Job 19:9 He hath stripped me of my glory, and taken the crown [from] my head.
Genesis 45:13 And ye shall tell my father of all my glory in Egypt, and of all that ye have seen; and ye shall haste and bring down my father hither.
Psalms 3:3 But thou, O LORD, [art] a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.

Heb. new

my bow:

Genesis 49:24 But his bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty [God] of Jacob; (from thence [is] the shepherd, the stone of Israel:)

Heb. changed,
Psalms 103:5 Who satisfieth thy mouth with good [things; so that] thy youth is renewed like the eagle's.
Isaiah 40:31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew [their] strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; [and] they shall walk, and not faint.
2 Corinthians 4:16 For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward [man] is renewed day by day.
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Gn 45:13; 49:24. Jb 19:9; 29:14. Ps 3:3; 103:5. Is 40:31. 2Co 4:16.

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