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Job 30 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:1 - And now, laughed at me, Have the younger in days than I, Whose fathers I have loathed to set With the dogs of my flock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:2 - Also -- the power of their hands, why is it to me? On them hath old age perished.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:3 - With want and with famine gloomy, Those fleeing to a dry place, Formerly a desolation and waste,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:4 - Those cropping mallows near a shrub, And broom-roots is their food.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:5 - From the midst they are cast out, (They shout against them as a thief),
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:6 - In a frightful place of valleys to dwell, Holes of earth and clefts.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:7 - Among shrubs they do groan, Under nettles they are gathered together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:8 - Sons of folly -- even sons without name, They have been smitten from the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:9 - And now, their song I have been, And I am to them for a byword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:10 - They have abominated me, They have kept far from me, And from before me have not spared to spit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:11 - Because His cord He loosed and afflicteth me, And the bridle from before me, They have cast away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:12 - On the right hand doth a brood arise, My feet they have cast away, And they raise up against me, Their paths of calamity.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:13 - They have broken down my path, By my calamity they profit, 'He hath no helper.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:14 - As a wide breach they come, Under the desolation have rolled themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:15 - He hath turned against me terrors, It pursueth as the wind mine abundance, And as a thick cloud, Hath my safety passed away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:16 - And now, in me my soul poureth itself out, Seize me do days of affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:17 - At night my bone hath been pierced in me, And mine eyelids do not lie down.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:18 - By the abundance of power, Is my clothing changed, As the mouth of my coat it doth gird me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:19 - Casting me into mire, And I am become like dust and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:20 - I cry unto Thee, And Thou dost not answer me, I have stood, and Thou dost consider me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:21 - Thou art turned to be fierce to me, With the strength of Thy hand, Thou oppresest me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:22 - Thou dost lift me up, On the wind Thou dost cause me to ride, And Thou meltest -- Thou levellest me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:23 - For I have known To death Thou dost bring me back, And to the house appointed for all living.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:24 - Surely not against the heap Doth He send forth the hand, Though in its ruin they have safety.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:25 - Did not I weep for him whose day is hard? Grieved hath my soul for the needy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:26 - When good I expected, then cometh evil, And I wait for light, and darkness cometh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:27 - My bowels have boiled, and have not ceased, Gone before me have days of affliction.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:28 - Mourning I have gone without the sun, I have risen, in an assembly I cry.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:29 - A brother I have been to dragons, And a companion to daughters of the ostrich.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:30 - My skin hath been black upon me, And my bone hath burned from heat,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:31 - And my harp doth become mourning, And my organ the sound of weeping.

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


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