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Job 30:1 ←
But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to have set with the dogs of my flock.
Job 30:2 ←
Yea, whereto might the strength of their hands profit me, in whom old age was perished?
Job 30:3 ←
For want and famine they were solitary; fleeing into the wilderness in former time desolate and waste.
Job 30:4 ←
Who cut up mallows by the bushes, and juniper roots for their meat.
Job 30:5 ←
They were driven forth from among men, (they cried after them as after a thief;)
Job 30:6 ←
To dwell in the clifts of the valleys, in caves of the earth, and in the rocks.
Job 30:7 ←
Among the bushes they brayed; under the nettles they were gathered together.
Job 30:8 ←
They were children of fools, yea, children of base men: they were viler than the earth.
Job 30:9 ←
And now am I their song, yea, I am their byword.
Job 30:10 ←
They abhor me, they flee far from me, and spare not to spit in my face.
Job 30:11 ←
Because he hath loosed my cord, and afflicted me, they have also let loose the bridle before me.
Job 30:12 ←
Upon my right hand rise the youth; they push away my feet, and they raise up against me the ways of their destruction.
Job 30:13 ←
They mar my path, they set forward my calamity, they have no helper.
Job 30:14 ←
They came upon me as a wide breaking in of waters: in the desolation they rolled themselves upon me.
Job 30:15 ←
Terrors are turned upon me: they pursue my soul as the wind: and my welfare passeth away as a cloud.
Job 30:16 ←
And now my soul is poured out upon me; the days of affliction have taken hold upon me.
Job 30:17 ←
My bones are pierced in me in the night season: and my sinews take no rest.
Job 30:18 ←
By the great force of my disease is my garment changed: it bindeth me about as the collar of my coat.
Job 30:19 ←
He hath cast me into the mire, and I am become like dust and ashes.
Job 30:20 ←
I cry unto thee, and thou dost not hear me: I stand up, and thou regardest me not.
Job 30:21 ←
Thou art become cruel to me: with thy strong hand thou opposest thyself against me.
Job 30:22 ←
Thou liftest me up to the wind; thou causest me to ride upon it, and dissolvest my substance.
Job 30:23 ←
For I know that thou wilt bring me to death, and to the house appointed for all living.
Job 30:24 ←
Howbeit he will not stretch out his hand to the grave, though they cry in his destruction.
Job 30:25 ←
Did not I weep for him that was in trouble? was not my soul grieved for the poor?
Job 30:26 ←
When I looked for good, then evil came unto me: and when I waited for light, there came darkness.
Job 30:27 ←
My bowels boiled, and rested not: the days of affliction prevented me.
Job 30:28 ←
I went mourning without the sun: I stood up, and I cried in the congregation.
Job 30:29 ←
I am a brother to dragons, and a companion to owls.
Job 30:30 ←
My skin is black upon me, and my bones are burned with heat.
Job 30:31 ←
My harp also is turned to mourning, and my organ into the voice of them that weep.