Job 30:8

“They were children of fooles, yea children of base men: they were viler then the earth.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

[They were] children of fools, yea, children of base men: they were viler than the earth.
- King James Version

"Fools, even those without a name, They were scourged from the land.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`They are' children of fools, yea, children of base men; They were scourged out of the land.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They are sons of shame, and of men without a name, who have been forced out of the land.
- Basic English Bible

Sons of fools, and sons of nameless sires, they are driven out of the land.
- Darby Bible

They were children of fools, yes, children of base men: they were viler than the earth.
- Webster's Bible

They are children of fools, yes, children of base men. They were flogged out of the land.
- World English Bible

Sons of folly -- even sons without name, They have been smitten from the land.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They are children of churls, yea, children of ignoble men; they were scourged out of the land.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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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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