New International Version
You snatch me up and drive me before the wind; you toss me about in the storm.
King James Bible
Thou liftest me up to the wind; thou causest me to ride upon it, and dissolvest my substance.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou liftest me up to the wind; thou causest me to be borne away, and dissolvest my substance.
World English Bible
You lift me up to the wind, and drive me with it. You dissolve me in the storm.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou dost lift me up, On the wind Thou dost cause me to ride, And Thou meltest -- Thou levellest me.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou liftest me up to the wind - Thou hast so completely stripped me of all my substance, that I am like chaff lifted up by the wind; or as a straw, the sport of every breeze; and at last carried totally away, being dissipated into particles by the continued agitation.
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substance. or, wisdom
Job, in his great indignation at the shameful accusation of unkindness to the needy, pours forth the following very solemn imprecation--"If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail; or have eaten my morsel myself alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof; if I have seen any perish for want of clothing, or any poor without covering; if his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep; if I have lifted up my …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 8: 1863
Of Confession of Our Infirmity and of the Miseries of this Life
He would crush me with a storm and multiply my wounds for no reason.
The east wind carries him off, and he is gone; it sweeps him out of his place.
because of your great wrath, for you have taken me up and thrown me aside.
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