New American Standard Bible
"He has removed my brothers far from me, And my acquaintances are completely estranged from me.
King James Bible
He hath put my brethren far from me, and mine acquaintance are verily estranged from me.
Darby Bible Translation
He hath put my brethren far from me, and mine acquaintance are quite estranged from me.
World English Bible
"He has put my brothers far from me. My acquaintances are wholly estranged from me.
Young's Literal Translation
My brethren from me He hath put far off, And mine acquaintances surely Have been estranged from me.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
He hath put my brethren - This is a new source of afflication that he had not adverted to before, that God had caused all his children to be estranged from him - a calamity which he regarded as the crown of all his woes. The word rendered "my brethren" (אחי 'âchāy) means means properly "my brothers" - but whether he means literally his brothers, or whether he designs it to be taken in a figuratie sense as denoting his intimate friends, or those of the same rank in life or calling, it is impossible now to determine.
And mine acquaintance - My friends - on whom I relied in time of calamity.
And verily estranged - They have forgotten me, and treat me as a stranger. What an accurate description is this of what often occurs! In prosperity a man will be surrounded by friends; but as soon as his prosperity is stripped away, and he is overwhelmed with calamity, they withdraw, and leave him to suffer alone. Proud of his acquaintance before, they now pass him by as a stranger, or treat him with cold civility, and when he "needs" their friendship, they are gone.
LibraryJob's Sure Knowledge
"For I know that my Redeemer liveth,"--Job 19:25. I DARESAY you know that there are a great many difficulties about the translation of this passage. It is a very complicated piece of Hebrew, partly, I suppose, owing to its great antiquity, being found in what is, probably, one of the oldest Books of the Bible. Besides that, different persons have tried to translate it according to their own varying views. The Jews stiffly fight against the notion of the Messiah and his resurrection being found in …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 50: 1904
My Beloved Put in his Hand through the Opening, and My Bowels Thrilled at his Touch.
Whether There is to be a Resurrection of the Body?
Whether after the Resurrection the Saints Will See God with the Eyes of the Body? [*Cf. Fp, Q , a ]
"But now He has exhausted me; You have laid waste all my company.
"My friends are my scoffers; My eye weeps to God.
Then all his brothers and all his sisters and all who had known him before came to him, and they ate bread with him in his house; and they consoled him and comforted him for all the adversities that the LORD had brought on him. And each one gave him one piece of money, and each a ring of gold.
Because of all my adversaries, I have become a reproach, Especially to my neighbors, And an object of dread to my acquaintances; Those who see me in the street flee from me.
Even my close friend in whom I trusted, Who ate my bread, Has lifted up his heel against me.
I have become estranged from my brothers And an alien to my mother's sons.
You have removed my acquaintances far from me; You have made me an object of loathing to them; I am shut up and cannot go out.
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