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I was a father to the needy.
The cause of him who I didn’t know, I searched out. Bible

“father.” Here meaning mentor and guide, but also Job helped the poor in other ways as well. [For more information on the uses of “father” in the Bible, see commentary on Genesis 4:20. For information on the disciples of a Rabbi being called his “sons,” see commentary on Matthew 12:27. For information on the disciples of a Rabbi being called “orphans” if the Rabbi died or left the area, see commentary on John 14:18, “orphans”].


Commentary for: Job 29:16