Job 24:11
New International Version
They crush olives among the terraces; they tread the winepresses, yet suffer thirst.

New Living Translation
They press out olive oil without being allowed to taste it, and they tread in the winepress as they suffer from thirst.

English Standard Version
among the olive rows of the wicked they make oil; they tread the winepresses, but suffer thirst.

Berean Study Bible
They crush olives within their walls; they tread the winepresses, but go thirsty.

King James Bible
Which make oil within their walls, and tread their winepresses, and suffer thirst.

New King James Version
They press out oil within their walls, And tread winepresses, yet suffer thirst.

New American Standard Bible
“Within the walls they produce oil; They tread wine presses but go thirsty.

NASB 1995
“Within the walls they produce oil; They tread wine presses but thirst.

NASB 1977
“Within the walls they produce oil; They tread wine presses but thirst.

Amplified Bible
“Within the walls [of the wicked] the poor make [olive] oil; They tread [the grapes in] the wine presses, but thirst.

Christian Standard Bible
They crush olives in their presses; they tread the winepresses, but go thirsty.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They crush olives in their presses; they tread the winepresses, but go thirsty.

American Standard Version
They make oil within the walls of these men; They tread their winepresses, and suffer thirst.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And in the house of banquets they stoop and are hungry while carrying a basket and a measure, and in time they will hunger in their feasts; treading they will tread and be thirsty

Brenton Septuagint Translation
They have unrighteously laid wait in narrow places, and have not known the righteous way.

Contemporary English Version
They crush olives to make oil and grapes to make wine--but still they go thirsty.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They have taken their rest at noon among the stores of them, who after having trodden the winepresses suffer thirst.

English Revised Version
They make oil within the walls of these men; they tread their winepresses, and suffer thirst.

Good News Translation
They press olives for oil, and grapes for wine, but they themselves are thirsty.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They press out olive oil between rows [of olive trees]. They stomp on grapes in wine vats, yet they are thirsty.

International Standard Version
They press oil between the olive groves owned by the wicked; they suffer from thirst, even while treading the winepress.

JPS Tanakh 1917
They make oil within the rows of these men; They tread their winepresses, and suffer thirst.

Literal Standard Version
They make oil between their walls, They have trodden winepresses, and thirst.

NET Bible
They press out the olive oil between the rows of olive trees; they tread the winepresses while they are thirsty.

New Heart English Bible
They make oil within the walls of these men. They tread wine presses, and suffer thirst.

World English Bible
They make oil within the walls of these men. They tread wine presses, and suffer thirst.

Young's Literal Translation
Between their walls they make oil, Wine-presses they have trodden, and thirst.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Job: Judgment for the Wicked
10Without clothing, they wander about naked. They carry the sheaves, but still go hungry. 11They crush olives within their walls; they tread the winepresses, but go thirsty. 12From the city, men groan, and the souls of the wounded cry out, yet God charges no one with wrongdoing.…

Cross References
Job 24:10
Without clothing, they wander about naked. They carry the sheaves, but still go hungry.

Job 24:12
From the city, men groan, and the souls of the wounded cry out, yet God charges no one with wrongdoing.

Job 24:18
They are but foam on the surface of the water; their portion of the land is cursed, so that no one turns toward their vineyards.

Isaiah 16:10
Joy and gladness are removed from the orchard; no one sings or shouts in the vineyards. No one tramples the grapes in the winepresses; I have put an end to the cheering.


Treasury of Scripture

Which make oil within their walls, and tread their winepresses, and suffer thirst.

Deuteronomy 25:4
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn.

Jeremiah 22:13
Woe unto him that buildeth his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that useth his neighbour's service without wages, and giveth him not for his work;

James 5:4
Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth: and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.









Verse 11. - Which make oil within their walls, and tread their wine-presses, and suffer thirst. In the third place, the same unfortunates are employed in the homesteads of their oppressors to express oil from the olives and wine from the rich clusters of grapes, while they themselves are tormented with unceasing thirst.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
They crush olives
יַצְהִ֑ירוּ (yaṣ·hî·rū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 6671: To press out oil

within
בֵּין־ (bên-)
Preposition
Strong's 996: An interval, space between

their walls;
שׁוּרֹתָ֥ם (šū·rō·ṯām)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's 7791: A wall

they tread
דָּ֝רְכ֗וּ (dā·rə·ḵū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 1869: To tread, to walk, to string a, bow

the winepresses,
יְקָבִ֥ים (yə·qā·ḇîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 3342: A trough, a wine-vat

but go thirsty.
וַיִּצְמָֽאוּ׃ (way·yiṣ·mā·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 6770: To be thirsty


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