Job 30:5
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New American Standard Bible
"They are driven from the community; They shout against them as against a thief,

King James Bible
They were driven forth from among men, (they cried after them as after a thief;)

Darby Bible Translation
They are driven forth from among men they cry after them as after a thief --

World English Bible
They are driven out from the midst of men. They cry after them as after a thief;

Young's Literal Translation
From the midst they are cast out, (They shout against them as a thief),

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

They were driven forth from among men - As vagabonds and outcasts. They were regarded as unfit to live among the civilized and the orderly, and were expelled as nuisances.

(They cried after them as after a thief.) - The inhabitants of the place where they lived drove them out with a loud outcry, as if they were thieves and robbers. A class of persons are here described who were mere vagrants and plunderers, and who were not allowed to dwell in civilized society, and it was one of the highest aggravations of the calamities of Job, that he was now treated with derision by such outcasts.

Job 30:5 Parallel Commentaries

Whether the Limbo of Hell is the Same as Abraham's Bosom?
Objection 1: It would seem that the limbo of hell is not the same as Abraham's bosom. For according to Augustine (Gen. ad lit. xxxiii): "I have not yet found Scripture mentioning hell in a favorable sense." Now Abraham's bosom is taken in a favorable sense, as Augustine goes on to say (Gen. ad lit. xxxiii): "Surely no one would be allowed to give an unfavorable signification to Abraham's bosom and the place of rest whither the godly poor man was carried by the angels." Therefore Abraham's bosom is
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Messiah Unpitied, and Without a Comforter
Reproach [Rebuke] hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none. T he greatness of suffering cannot be certainly estimated by the single consideration of the immediate, apparent cause; the impression it actually makes upon the mind of the sufferer, must likewise be taken into the account. That which is a heavy trial to one person, may be much lighter to another, and, perhaps, no trial at all. And a state
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1

Cross References
Job 30:4
Who pluck mallow by the bushes, And whose food is the root of the broom shrub.

Job 30:6
So that they dwell in dreadful valleys, In holes of the earth and of the rocks.

Psalm 109:10
Let his children wander about and beg; And let them seek sustenance far from their ruined homes.

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