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Job 30

TNIV 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. TNIV 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? TNIV 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. TNIV 4 In the brush they gathered salt herbs, and their food was the root of the broom bush. NIV 4 In the brush they gathered salt herbs, and their food was the root of the broom tree. TNIV 5 They were banished from human society, shouted at as if they were thieves. NIV 5 They were banished from their fellow men, shouted at as if they were thieves. TNIV 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. TNIV 7 They brayed among the bushes and huddled in the undergrowth. NIV 7 They brayed among the bushes and huddled in the undergrowth. TNIV 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. TNIV 9 "And now those young men 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 13 They break up my road; they succeed in destroying me. 'No one can help him,' they say. NIV 13 They break up my road; they succeed in destroying me-- without anyone's helping them. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 17 Night pierces my bones; my gnawing pains never rest. NIV 17 Night pierces my bones; my gnawing pains never rest. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 20 "I cry out to you, 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 24 "Surely no one lays a hand on those who are crushed when they cry for help in their distress. NIV 24 "Surely no one lays a hand on a broken man when he cries for help in his distress. TNIV 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? TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 31 My lyre is tuned to mourning, and my pipe to the sound of wailing. NIV 31 My harp is tuned to mourning, and my flute to the sound of wailing.