Job 30:12

“Upon my right hand rise the youth, they push away my feete, and they raise vp against mee the wayes of their destruction.”

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Other Translations

Upon [my] right [hand] rise the youth; they push away my feet, and they raise up against me the ways of their destruction.
- King James Version

"On the right hand their brood arises; They thrust aside my feet and build up against me their ways of destruction.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Upon my right hand rise the rabble; They thrust aside my feet, And they cast up against me their ways of destruction.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The lines of his men of war put themselves in order, and make high their ways of destruction against me:
- Basic English Bible

At [my] right hand rise the young brood; they push away my feet, and raise up against me their pernicious ways;
- Darby Bible

Upon my right hand rise the youth; they push away my feet, and they raise up against me the ways of their destruction.
- Webster's Bible

On my right hand rise the rabble. They thrust aside my feet, They cast up against me their ways of destruction.
- World English Bible

On the right hand doth a brood arise, My feet they have cast away, And they raise up against me, Their paths of calamity.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Upon my right hand rise the brood; they entangle my feet, and they cast up against me their ways of destruction.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Job 30:12


30:12 Right hand - This was the place of adversaries or accusers in courts of justice. The youth - Heb. young striplings, who formerly hid themselves from my presence, chap.#29:8|. Push - Metaphorically, they endeavour to overwhelm me. Ways - Cause - ways, or banks: so it is a metaphor from soldiers, who cast up banks, against the city which they besiege. Destruction - To destroy me.


Discussion for Job 30

  • AJ
    Its funny how reading peoples comments; i hear condescending, and judgement. No one is perfect. Job was a faith man, God bet on him. I wish i was a fraction of a man he was, we all can keep striving to be faithful servants that God instructs us to be. by helping each other.
  • RT
    Proof that they didn't have black skin, Job was covered in dark scabs from his disease a
  • Joseph Gugu
    what troubles us much when we are passing through hardship is reason why God allow this to us
  • Ahuwa Chiamaka
    In any situationwefind ourselves we should rely on God for help because others can look down on us.
  • Skyler
    I love god so much
  • Maxann
    In Job 30:31 what was Job complaining about?

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