New Living Translation
They harvest a field they do not own, and they glean in the vineyards of the wicked.
King James Bible
They reap every one his corn in the field: and they gather the vintage of the wicked.
Darby Bible Translation
They reap in the field the fodder thereof, and they gather the vintage of the wicked;
World English Bible
They cut their provender in the field. They glean the vineyard of the wicked.
Young's Literal Translation
In a field his provender they reap, And the vineyard of the wicked they glean.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:6 They - The oppressors. Wicked - Of such as themselves: so they promiscuously robbed all, even their brethren in iniquity.
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
Like wild donkeys in the wilderness, the poor must spend all their time looking for food, searching even in the desert for food for their children.
All night they lie naked in the cold, without clothing or covering.
"But they disappear like foam down a river. Everything they own is cursed, and they are afraid to enter their own vineyards.
or if I have stolen its crops or murdered its owners,
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