Job 30:5-15 NIV

5 They were banished from their fellow men, shouted at as if they were thieves.
6 They were forced to live in the dry stream beds, among the rocks and in holes in the ground.1

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7 They brayed2 among the bushes3 and huddled in the undergrowth.

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8 A base and nameless brood,4 they were driven out of the land.5

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9 "And now their sons mock me6 in song;7 I have become a byword8 among them.

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10 They detest me9 and keep their distance; they do not hesitate to spit in my face.10

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11 Now that God has unstrung my bow11 and afflicted me,12 they throw off restraint13 in my presence.

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12 On my right14 the tribea attacks; they lay snares15 for my feet,16 they build their siege ramps against me.17

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    • c 30:12 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
      13 They break up my road;18 they succeed in destroying me19-- without anyone's helping them.b

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        • d 30:13 - Or "me. / 'No one can help him,' [they say]."
          14 They advance as through a gaping breach;20 amid the ruins they come rolling in.

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          15 Terrors21 overwhelm me;22 my dignity is driven away as by the wind, my safety vanishes like a cloud.23

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