Job 29:17
Good News Translation
I destroyed the power of cruel men and rescued their victims.

Contemporary English Version
When criminals attacked, I broke their teeth and set their victims free.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I broke the jaws of the wicked man, and out of his teeth I took away the prey.

New American Bible
And I broke the jaws of the wicked man; from his teeth I forced the prey.

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I broke the jaws of the wicked man, and out of his teeth I took away the prey.

I brake

Psalm 3:7 For thou hast struck all them who are my adversaries without cause: thou hast broken the teeth of sinners.

Psalm 58:8 Like wax that melteth they shall be taken away: fire hath fallen on them, and they shall not see the sun.

Proverbs 30:14 A generation that for teeth hath swords, and grindeth with their jaw teeth, to devour the needy from off the earth, and the poor from among men.

jaws.

1 Samuel 17:35 And I pursued after them, and struck them, and delivered it out of their mouth: and they rose up against me, and I caught them by the throat, and I strangled, and killed them.

Psalm 124:3,6 Perhaps they had swallowed us up alive. When their fury was enkindled against us, . . .

Context
Job's Former Blessings
16I was the father of the poor: and the cause which I knew not, I searched out most diligently. 17I broke the jaws of the wicked man, and out of his teeth I took away the prey.18And I said: I shall die in my nest, and as a palm tree shall multiply my days.…
Cross References
Job 4:11
The tiger hath perished for want of prey, and the young lions are scattered abroad.

Job 5:15
But he shall save the needy from the sword of their mouth, and the poor from the hand of the violent.

Job 29:18
And I said: I shall die in my nest, and as a palm tree shall multiply my days.

Psalm 3:7
For thou hast struck all them who are my adversaries without cause: thou hast broken the teeth of sinners.

Proverbs 30:14
A generation that for teeth hath swords, and grindeth with their jaw teeth, to devour the needy from off the earth, and the poor from among men.

Additional Translations
I shattered the fangs of the unjust and snatched the prey from his teeth.And I broke the jaws of the wicked, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.

And I brake the jaws of the unrighteous, And plucked the prey out of his teeth.

And I broke the jaw-teeth of the unrighteous; I plucked the spoil out of the midst of their teeth.

And I broke the jaws of the unrighteous, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.

And I brake the jaws of the unrighteous, and plucked the prey out of his teeth.

And I broke the jaws of the wicked, and plucked the spoil out of his teeth.

I broke the jaws of the unrighteous, and plucked the prey out of his teeth.

And I break the jaw-teeth of the perverse, And from his teeth I cast away prey.
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