Job 30:7

Overview - Job 30
Job's honour is turned into extreme contempt;
15 and his prosperity into calamity.
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Job 30:7  (King James Version)
Among the bushes they brayed; under the nettles they were gathered together.

6:5 11:12 Genesis 16:12

the nettles
{Charul} probably denotes some kind of briar or bramble: so Vulgate renders it by {spina} or {sentis,} ( Proverbs 24:31 . Zephaniah 2:9 .) Celsius and Scheuchzer are inclined to think it the
{paliurus,} a shrub growing sometimes to a considerable height
in desert places. "One of the inconveniences of the vegetable thickets of Egypt is," says Denon, "that it is difficult to remain in them, as nine tenths of the trees and plants are armed with inexorable thorns, which suffer only an unquiet enjoyment of the shadow which is so constantly desirable."