Job 30:8
Good News Translation
A worthless bunch of nameless nobodies! They were driven out of the land.

Contemporary English Version
And like senseless donkeys they are chased away.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The children of foolish and base men, and not appearing at all upon the earth.

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The children of foolish and base men, and not appearing at all upon the earth.

children

2 Kings 8:18,27 And he walked in the ways of the kings of Israel, as the house of Achab had walked: for the daughter of Achab was his wife: and he did that which was evil in the sight of the Lord. . . .

2 Chronicles 22:3 He also walked in the ways of the house of Achab: for his mother pushed him on to do wickedly.

Psalm 49:10-13 He shall not see destruction, when he shall see the wise dying: the senseless and the fool shall perish together: And they shall leave their riches to strangers: . . .

Jeremiah 7:18 The children gather wood, and the fathers kindle the fire, and the women knead the dough, to make cakes to the queen of heaven, and to offer libations to strange gods, and to provoke me to anger.

Mark 6:24 Who when she was gone out, said to her mother, What shall I ask? But her mother said: The head of John the Baptist.

fools

Proverbs 1:7,22 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: . . .

Proverbs 16:22 Knowledge is a fountain of life to him that possesseth it: the instruction of fools is foolishness.

base men.

Job 40:4 What can I answer, who hath spoken inconsiderately? I will lay my hand upon my mouth.

Psalm 15:4 In his sight the malignant is brought to nothing: but he glorifieth them that fear the Lord. He that sweareth to his neighbour, and deceiveth not;

Isaiah 32:6 For the fool will speak foolish things, and his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypocrisy, and speak to the Lord deceitfully, and to make empty the soul of the hungry, and take away drink from the thirsty.

Context
Job's Honor Turned into Contempt
7They pleased themselves among these kind of things, and counted it delightful to be under the briers. 8The children of foolish and base men, and not appearing at all upon the earth.9Now I am turned into their song, and am become their byword.…
Cross References
Matthew 20:19
And shall deliver him to the Gentiles to be mocked and scourged and crucified: and the third day he shall rise again.

Job 30:7
They pleased themselves among these kind of things, and counted it delightful to be under the briers.

Job 30:9
Now I am turned into their song, and am become their byword.

Psalm 35:15
But they rejoiced against me, and came together: scourges were gathered together upon me, and I knew not.

Nahum 3:6
And I will cast abominations upon thee, and will disgrace thee, and will make an example of thee.

Additional Translations
A senseless and nameless brood, they were driven off the land.They were children of fools, yes, children of base men: they were viler than the earth.

They are children of fools, yea, children of base men; They were scourged out of the land.

They are sons of fools and vile men, whose name and glory are quenched from off the earth.

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

They are children of fools, yea, children of base men; they were scourged out of the land.

They were children of fools, yes, children of base men: they were viler than the earth.

They are children of fools, yes, children of base men. They were flogged out of the land.

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