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Job 24:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— [So that] they go about naked without clothing, And being hungry they carry the sheaves.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— They cause [him] to go naked without clothing, and they take away the sheaf [from] the hungry;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “They cause [the poor] to go about naked without clothing, And they take away the sheaves from the hungry.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— They cause [him] to go naked without clothing, and they take away the sheaf [from] the hungry;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— These go naked without clothing, and, hungry, they bear the sheaf;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Naked, they go about without clothing, and, famished, they carry the sheaves;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Naked, they have gone without clothing, And hungry—have taken away a sheaf.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— From the naked and them that go without clothing, and from the hungry they have taken away the ears of corn.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— They cause [him] to go naked without clothing: and they take away the sheafe [from] the hungry,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And they have wrongfully caused [others] to sleep without clothing, and taken away the morsel of the hungry.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— They cause [him] to go naked without clothing, and they take away the sheaf [from] the hungry;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
They cause [him] to go 1980
{1980} Prime
הָלַךְ
halak
{haw-lak'}
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
naked 6174
{6174} Prime
עָרוֹם
`arowm
{aw-rome'}
From H6191 (in its original sense); nude, either partially or totally.
without x1097
(1097) Complement
בְּלִי
b@liy
{bel-ee'}
From H1086; properly failure, that is, nothing or destruction; usually (with preposition) without, not yet, because not, as long as, etc.
clothing, 3830
{3830} Prime
לְבוּשׁ
l@buwsh
{leb-oosh'}
From H3847; a garment (literally or figuratively); by implication (euphemistically) a wife.
and they take away 5375
{5375} Prime
נָשָׂא
nasa'
{naw-saw'}
A primitive root; to lift, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, absolutely and relatively.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the sheaf 6016
{6016} Prime
עֹמֶר
`omer
{o'-mer}
From H6014; properly a heap, that is, a sheaf; also an omer, as a dry measure.
[from] the hungry; 7457
{7457} Prime
רָעֵב
ra`eb
{raw-abe'}
From H7456; hungry (more or less intensely).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Job 24:2-24.


Job 24:10

_ _ (See on Job 22:6). In Job 24:7 a like sin is alluded to: but there he implies open robbery of garments in the desert; here, the more refined robbery in civilized life, under the name of a “pledge.” Having stripped the poor, they make them besides labor in their harvest-fields and do not allow them to satisfy their hunger with any of the very corn which they carry to the heap. Worse treatment than that of the ox, according to Deuteronomy 25:4. Translate: “they (the poor laborers) hungering carry the sheaves” [Umbreit].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 24:1-12.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 24:10

The sheaf — That single sheaf which the poor man had got with the sweat of his brow to satisfy his hunger.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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they take away:

Deuteronomy 24:19 When thou cuttest down thine harvest in thy field, and hast forgot a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not go again to fetch it: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow: that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hands.
Amos 2:7-8 That pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek: and a man and his father will go in unto the [same] maid, to profane my holy name: ... And they lay [themselves] down upon clothes laid to pledge by every altar, and they drink the wine of the condemned [in] the house of their god.
Amos 5:11-12 Forasmuch therefore as your treading [is] upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat: ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them. ... For I know your manifold transgressions and your mighty sins: they afflict the just, they take a bribe, and they turn aside the poor in the gate [from their right].
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Dt 24:19. Am 2:7; 5:11.

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