Job 24:4-14 NIV

4 They thrust the needy1 from the path and force all the poor2 of the land into hiding.3

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5 Like wild donkeys4 in the desert, the poor go about their labor5 of foraging food; the wasteland6 provides food for their children.

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6 They gather fodder7 in the fields and glean in the vineyards8 of the wicked.9

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      7 Lacking clothes, they spend the night naked; they have nothing to cover themselves in the cold.10

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      8 They are drenched11 by mountain rains and hug12 the rocks for lack of shelter.13

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      9 The fatherless14 child is snatched15 from the breast; the infant of the poor is seized16 for a debt.17

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      10 Lacking clothes, they go about naked;18 they carry the sheaves,19 but still go hungry.

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      11 They crush olives among the terracesa; they tread the winepresses,20 yet suffer thirst.21

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        • a 24:11 - Or "olives between the millstones"; the meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
          12 The groans of the dying rise from the city, and the souls of the wounded cry out for help.22 But God charges no one with wrongdoing.23

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          13 "There are those who rebel against the light,24 who do not know its ways or stay in its paths.25

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          14 When daylight is gone, the murderer rises up and kills26 the poor and needy;27 in the night he steals forth like a thief.28

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