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Job 30 :: King James Version (KJV)

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

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown.

For more information on this translation, see the KJV Preface.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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