New International Version
Haggard from want and hunger, they roamed the parched land in desolate wastelands at night.
King James Bible
For want and famine they were solitary; fleeing into the wilderness in former time desolate and waste.
Darby Bible Translation
Withered up through want and hunger, they flee into waste places long since desolate and desert:
World English Bible
They are gaunt from lack and famine. They gnaw the dry ground, in the gloom of waste and desolation.
Young's Literal Translation
With want and with famine gloomy, Those fleeing to a dry place, Formerly a desolation and waste,
Job 30:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Fleeing into the wilderness - Seeking something to sustain life even in the barren desert. This shows the extreme of want, when the desert is supposed to be the only place where any thing to sustain life can possibly be found.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
solitary. or, dark as the night
in former time. Heb. yesternight
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
Of what use was the strength of their hands to me, since their vigor had gone from them?
In the brush they gathered salt herbs, and their food was the root of the broom bush.
He was driven away from people and given the mind of an animal; he lived with the wild donkeys and ate grass like the ox; and his body was drenched with the dew of heaven, until he acknowledged that the Most High God is sovereign over all kingdoms on earth and sets over them anyone he wishes.
Jump to PreviousBiting Desert Desolate Desolation Dry Earth Famine Flee Fleeing Food Former Gaunt Gloom Gloomy Gnaw Ground Haggard Hard Hope Hunger Lack Need Night Parched Places Roamed Solitary Time Want Waste Wasted Wastelands Wasteness Wilderness
Jump to NextBiting Desert Desolate Desolation Dry Earth Famine Flee Fleeing Food Former Gaunt Gloom Gloomy Gnaw Ground Haggard Hard Hope Hunger Lack Need Night Parched Places Roamed Solitary Time Want Waste Wasted Wastelands Wasteness Wilderness
LinksJob 30:3 NIV
Job 30:3 NLT
Job 30:3 ESV
Job 30:3 NASB
Job 30:3 KJV
Job 30:3 Bible Apps
Job 30:3 Biblia Paralela
Job 30:3 Chinese Bible
Job 30:3 French Bible
Job 30:3 German Bible
Job 30:3 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.