Job 17:6

Overview - Job 17
Job appeals from men to God.
The unmerciful dealing of men with the afflicted may astonish, but not discourage the righteous.
11 His hope is not in life, but in death.
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Job 17:6  (King James Version)
He hath made me also a byword of the people; and aforetime I was as a tabret.

a by-word
30:9 1 Kings 9:7 ; Psalms 44:14

or, before them. as a tabret.
Genesis 31:27 ; Isaiah 5:12