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Job 30 :: Darby Translation (DBY)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:1 - But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to set with the dogs of my flock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:2 - Yea, whereto should the strength of their hands profit me, men in whom vigour hath perished?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:3 - Withered up through want and hunger, they flee into waste places long since desolate and desert:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:4 - They gather the salt-wort among the bushes, and the roots of the broom for their food.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:5 - They are driven forth from among men -- they cry after them as after a thief --
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:6 - To dwell in gloomy gorges, in caves of the earth and the rocks:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:7 - They bray among the bushes; under the brambles they are gathered together:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:8 - Sons of fools, and sons of nameless sires, they are driven out of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:9 - And now I am their song, yea, I am their byword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:10 - They abhor me, they stand aloof from me, yea, they spare not to spit in my face.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:11 - For he hath loosed my cord and afflicted me; so they cast off the bridle before me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:12 - At my right hand rise the young brood; they push away my feet, and raise up against me their pernicious ways;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:13 - They mar my path, they set forward my calamity, without any to help them;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:14 - They come in as through a wide breach: amid the confusion they roll themselves onward.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:15 - Terrors are turned against me; they pursue mine honour as the wind; and my welfare is passed away like a cloud.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:16 - And now my soul is poured out in me; days of affliction have taken hold upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:17 - The night pierceth through my bones and detacheth them from me, and my gnawing pains take no rest:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:18 - By their great force they have become my raiment; they bind me about as the collar of my coat.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:19 - He hath cast me into the mire, and I have become like dust and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:20 - I cry unto thee, and thou answerest me not; I stand up, and thou lookest at me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:21 - Thou art changed to a cruel one to me; with the strength of thy hand thou pursuest me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:22 - Thou liftest me up to the wind; thou causest me to be borne away, and dissolvest my substance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:23 - For I know that thou wilt bring me to death, and into the house of assemblage for all living.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:24 - Indeed, no prayer availeth when he stretcheth out his hand: though they cry when he destroyeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:25 - Did not I weep for him whose days were hard? was not my soul grieved for the needy?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:26 - For I expected good, and there came evil; and I waited for light, but there came darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:27 - My bowels well up, and rest not; days of affliction have confronted me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:28 - I go about blackened, but not by the sun; I stand up, I cry in the congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:29 - I am become a brother to jackals, and a companion of ostriches.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:30 - My skin is become black and falleth off me, and my bones are parched with heat.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:31 - My harp also is turned to mourning, and my pipe into the voice of weepers.
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In 1867, John Nelson Darby translated the New Testament from Greek into English. Further revisions were done in 1872 and 1884. Darby’s work was first published as The Holy Scriptures: A New Translation from the Original Languages by J. N. Darby. After Darby’s death in 1882, some of his students worked together to produce the complete Darby Bible based on the Masoretic Hebrew text, Darby’s German (Elberfelder), and the French (Pau) translations. In 1890, the first complete Darby Bible was published in English. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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