Job 30:12

“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 (KJV)

Other Translations

Upon my right hand rise the youth, they push away my feete, and they raise vp against mee the wayes of their destruction.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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.


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