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Job 30

NIV 1 "But now they mock me, men younger than I, whose fathers I would have disdained to put with my sheep dogs. NIV 1 "But now they mock me, men younger than I, whose fathers I would have disdained to put with my sheep dogs. NIV 2 Of what use was the strength of their hands to me, since their vigor had gone from them? NIV 2 Of what use was the strength of their hands to me, since their vigor had gone from them? NIV 3 Haggard from want and hunger, they roamed the parched land in desolate wastelands at night. NIV 3 Haggard from want and hunger, they roamed the parched land in desolate wastelands at night. NIV 4 In the brush they gathered salt herbs, and their food was the root of the broom tree. NIV 4 In the brush they gathered salt herbs, and their food was the root of the broom tree. NIV 5 They were banished from their fellow men, shouted at as if they were thieves. NIV 5 They were banished from their fellow men, shouted at as if they were thieves. NIV 6 They were forced to live in the dry stream beds, among the rocks and in holes in the ground. NIV 6 They were forced to live in the dry stream beds, among the rocks and in holes in the ground. NIV 7 They brayed among the bushes and huddled in the undergrowth. NIV 7 They brayed among the bushes and huddled in the undergrowth. NIV 8 A base and nameless brood, they were driven out of the land. NIV 8 A base and nameless brood, they were driven out of the land. NIV 9 "And now their sons mock me in song; I have become a byword among them. NIV 9 "And now their sons mock me in song; I have become a byword among them. NIV 10 They detest me and keep their distance; they do not hesitate to spit in my face. NIV 10 They detest me and keep their distance; they do not hesitate to spit in my face. NIV 11 Now that God has unstrung my bow and afflicted me, they throw off restraint in my presence. NIV 11 Now that God has unstrung my bow and afflicted me, they throw off restraint in my presence. NIV 12 On my right the tribe attacks; they lay snares for my feet, they build their siege ramps against me. NIV 12 On my right the tribe attacks; they lay snares for my feet, they build their siege ramps against me. NIV 13 They break up my road; they succeed in destroying me-- without anyone's helping them. NIV 13 They break up my road; they succeed in destroying me-- without anyone's helping them. NIV 14 They advance as through a gaping breach; amid the ruins they come rolling in. NIV 14 They advance as through a gaping breach; amid the ruins they come rolling in. NIV 15 Terrors overwhelm me; my dignity is driven away as by the wind, my safety vanishes like a cloud. NIV 15 Terrors overwhelm me; my dignity is driven away as by the wind, my safety vanishes like a cloud. NIV 16 "And now my life ebbs away; days of suffering grip me. NIV 16 "And now my life ebbs away; days of suffering grip me. NIV 17 Night pierces my bones; my gnawing pains never rest. NIV 17 Night pierces my bones; my gnawing pains never rest. NIV 18 In his great power [God] becomes like clothing to me; he binds me like the neck of my garment. NIV 18 In his great power [God] becomes like clothing to me; he binds me like the neck of my garment. NIV 19 He throws me into the mud, and I am reduced to dust and ashes. NIV 19 He throws me into the mud, and I am reduced to dust and ashes. NIV 20 "I cry out to you, O God, but you do not answer; I stand up, but you merely look at me. NIV 20 "I cry out to you, O God, but you do not answer; I stand up, but you merely look at me. NIV 21 You turn on me ruthlessly; with the might of your hand you attack me. NIV 21 You turn on me ruthlessly; with the might of your hand you attack me. NIV 22 You snatch me up and drive me before the wind; you toss me about in the storm. NIV 22 You snatch me up and drive me before the wind; you toss me about in the storm. NIV 23 I know you will bring me down to death, to the place appointed for all the living. NIV 23 I know you will bring me down to death, to the place appointed for all the living. NIV 24 "Surely no one lays a hand on a broken man when he cries for help in his distress. NIV 24 "Surely no one lays a hand on a broken man when he cries for help in his distress. NIV 25 Have I not wept for those in trouble? Has not my soul grieved for the poor? NIV 25 Have I not wept for those in trouble? Has not my soul grieved for the poor? NIV 26 Yet when I hoped for good, evil came; when I looked for light, then came darkness. NIV 26 Yet when I hoped for good, evil came; when I looked for light, then came darkness. NIV 27 The churning inside me never stops; days of suffering confront me. NIV 27 The churning inside me never stops; days of suffering confront me. NIV 28 I go about blackened, but not by the sun; I stand up in the assembly and cry for help. NIV 28 I go about blackened, but not by the sun; I stand up in the assembly and cry for help. NIV 29 I have become a brother of jackals, a companion of owls. NIV 29 I have become a brother of jackals, a companion of owls. NIV 30 My skin grows black and peels; my body burns with fever. NIV 30 My skin grows black and peels; my body burns with fever. NIV 31 My harp is tuned to mourning, and my flute to the sound of wailing. NIV 31 My harp is tuned to mourning, and my flute to the sound of wailing.