Job 30:9
Good News Translation
Now they come and laugh at me; I am nothing but a joke to them.

Contemporary English Version
Those worthless nobodies make up jokes and songs to disgrace me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now I am turned into their song, and am become their byword.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Now I am turned into their song, and am become their byword.

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Job 17:6 He hath made me as it were a byword of the people, and I am an example before them.

Psalm 35:15,16 But they rejoiced against me, and came together: scourges were gathered together upon me, and I knew not. . . .

Psalm 44:14 Thou hast made us a reproach to our neighbours, a scoff and derision to them that are round about us.

Psalm 69:12 They that sat in the gate spoke against me: and they that drank wine made me their song.

Lamentations 3:14,63 He. I am made a derision to all my people, their song all the day long. . . .

Context
Job's Honor Turned into Contempt
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.10They abhor me, and flee far from me, and are not afraid to spit in my face.…
Cross References
Job 12:4
He that is mocked by his friends as I, shall call upon God and he will hear him: for the simplicity of the just man is laughed to scorn.

Job 17:6
He hath made me as it were a byword of the people, and I am an example before them.

Job 30:8
The children of foolish and base men, and not appearing at all upon the earth.

Psalm 69:11
And I made haircloth my garment: and I became a byword to them.

Psalm 69:12
They that sat in the gate spoke against me: and they that drank wine made me their song.

Lamentations 3:14
He. I am made a derision to all my people, their song all the day long.

Lamentations 3:46
Phe. All our enemies have opened their mouths against us.

Lamentations 3:63
Sin. Behold their sitting down, and their rising up, I am their song.

Additional Translations
And now they mock me in song; I have become a byword among them.And now am I their song, yes, I am their byword.

And now I am become their song, Yea, I am a byword unto them.

But now I am their music, and they have me for a by-word.

And now I am their song, yea, I am their byword.

And now I am become their song, yea, I am a byword unto them.

And now I am their song, yes, I am their by-word.

"Now I have become their song. Yes, I am a byword to them.

And now, their song I have been, And I am to them for a byword.
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