New Living Translation
They press out olive oil without being allowed to taste it, and they tread in the winepress as they suffer from thirst.
King James Bible
Which make oil within their walls, and tread their winepresses, and suffer thirst.
Darby Bible Translation
They press out oil within their walls, they tread their winepresses, and suffer thirst.
World English Bible
They make oil within the walls of these men. They tread wine presses, and suffer thirst.
Young's Literal Translation
Between their walls they make oil, Wine-presses they have trodden, and thirst.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:11 Walls - Within the walls of the oppressors for their use. Suffer - Because they are not permitted to quench their thirst out of the wine which they make.
The book of Job is one of the great masterpieces of the world's literature, if not indeed the greatest. The author was a man of superb literary genius, and of rich, daring, and original mind. The problem with which he deals is one of inexhaustible interest, and his treatment of it is everywhere characterized by a psychological insight, an intellectual courage, and a fertility and brilliance of resource which are nothing less than astonishing. Opinion has been divided as to how the book should be …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
The poor must go about naked, without any clothing. They harvest food for others while they themselves are starving.
The groans of the dying rise from the city, and the wounded cry for help, yet God ignores their moaning.
"But they disappear like foam down a river. Everything they own is cursed, and they are afraid to enter their own vineyards.
Gone now is the gladness, gone the joy of harvest. There will be no singing in the vineyards, no more happy shouts, no treading of grapes in the winepresses. I have ended all their harvest joys.
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