Job 29:12–17

12 because I rescued the poorw who cried for help,

and the fatherlessx who had none to assist them.y

13 The one who was dying blessed me;z

I made the widow’sa heart sing.

14 I put on righteousnessb as my clothing;

justice was my robe and my turban.c

15 I was eyesd to the blind

and feet to the lame.e

16 I was a father to the needy;f

I took up the caseg of the stranger.h

17 I broke the fangs of the wicked

and snatched the victimsi from their teeth.j

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