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"And now those young men mock me in song; I have become a byword among them.
King James Bible
And now am I their song, yea, I am their byword.
American Standard Version
And now I am become their song, Yea, I am a byword unto them.
Young's Literal Translation
And now, their song I have been, And I am to them for a byword.
Job 30:9 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Now am I their song - I am the subject of their mirth, and serve as a proverb or by-word. They use me with every species of indignity.
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Job 17:6 He has made me also a byword of the people; and aforetime I was as a tabret.
Psalm 35:15,16 But in my adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: yes, the attackers gathered themselves together against me...
Psalm 44:14 You make us a byword among the heathen, a shaking of the head among the people.
Psalm 69:12 They that sit in the gate speak against me; and I was the song of the drunkards.
Lamentations 3:14,63 I was a derision to all my people; and their song all the day...
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Job 12:4 "I have become a laughingstock to my friends, though I called on God and he answered-- a mere laughingstock, though righteous and blameless!
Job 17:6 "God has made me a byword to everyone, a man in whose face people spit.
Job 30:8 A base and nameless brood, they were driven out of the land.
Psalm 69:11 when I put on sackcloth, people make sport of me.
Psalm 69:12 Those who sit at the gate mock me, and I am the song of the drunkards.
Lamentations 3:14 I became the laughingstock of all my people; they mock me in song all day long.
Lamentations 3:46 "All our enemies have opened their mouths wide against us.