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Job 30:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— They are driven forth from the midst [of men]; They cry after them as after a thief;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— They were driven forth from among [men], (they cried after them as [after] a thief;)
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “They are driven from the community; They shout against them as [against] a thief,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— They were driven forth from among [men], (they cried after them, as [after] a thief;)
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— They are driven forth from among [men]—they cry after them as after a thief—
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Out of the midst, were they driven, men shouted after them, as after a thief;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— From the midst they are cast out, (They shout against them as a thief),
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Who snatched up these things out of the valleys, and when they had found any of them, they ran to them with a cry.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— They were driuen foorth from among [men], (they cried after them, as [after] a thiefe.)
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Thieves have risen up against me,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— They were driven forth from among [men], (they cried after them as [after] a thief;)

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
They were driven forth 1644
{1644} Prime
גּרשׁ
garash
{gaw-rash'}
A primitive root; to drive out from a possession; especially to expatriate or divorce.
z8792
<8792> Grammar
Stem - Pual (See H8849)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 93
from x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
among 1460
{1460} Prime
גֵּו
gev
{gave}
From H1342 (corresponding to H1354); the back; by analogy the middle.
[men], (they cried 7321
{7321} Prime
רוּעַ
ruwa`
{roo-ah'}
A primitive root; to mar (especially by breaking); figuratively to split the ears (with sound), that is, shout (for alarm or joy).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
after x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
them as [after] a thief;) 1590
{1590} Prime
גַּנָּב
gannab
{gaw-nab'}
From H1589; a stealer.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 30:5

_ _ they cried — that is, “a cry is raised.” Expressing the contempt felt for this race by civilized and well-born Arabs. When these wild vagabonds make an incursion on villages, they are driven away, as thieves would be.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 30:1-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Job 30:5

They were (d) driven forth from among [men], (they cried after them as [after] a thief;)

(d) Job shows that those who mocked him in his affliction were like their fathers, wicked and lewd fellows, such as he here describes.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
driven:

Genesis 4:12-14 When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth. ... Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, [that] every one that findeth me shall slay me.
Psalms 109:10 Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek [their bread] also out of their desolate places.
Daniel 4:25 That they shall drive thee from men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field, and they shall make thee to eat grass as oxen, and they shall wet thee with the dew of heaven, and seven times shall pass over thee, till thou know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.
Daniel 4:32-33 And they shall drive thee from men, and thy dwelling [shall be] with the beasts of the field: they shall make thee to eat grass as oxen, and seven times shall pass over thee, until thou know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will. ... The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagles' [feathers], and his nails like birds' [claws].
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Gn 4:12. Ps 109:10. Dn 4:25, 32.

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