Job 24:6
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New American Standard Bible
"They harvest their fodder in the field And glean the vineyard of the wicked.

King James Bible
They reap every one his corn in the field: and they gather the vintage of the wicked.

Darby Bible Translation
They reap in the field the fodder thereof, and they gather the vintage of the wicked;

World English Bible
They cut their provender in the field. They glean the vineyard of the wicked.

Young's Literal Translation
In a field his provender they reap, And the vineyard of the wicked they glean.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

They reap every one his corn - Margin, "mingled corn," or "dredge." The word used here (בליל belı̂yl) denotes, properly, "meslin," mixed provender, made up of various kinds of grain, as of barley, vetches, etc., prepared for cattle; see the notes at Isaiah 30:24.

In the field - They break in upon the fields of others, and rob them of their grain, instead of cultivating the earth themselves. So it is rendered by Jerome - Agrum non suum deme-runt; et vineam ejus, quem vi. oppresserint vindemiant. The Septuagint renders it, "A field, not their own, they reap down before the time - πρὸ ὥρας pro hōras.

They gather the vintage of the wicked - Margin, "the wicked gather the vintage." Rather, they gather the vintage of the oppressor. It is not the vintage of honest industry; not a harvest which is the result of their own labor, but of plunder. They live by depredations on others. This is descriptive of those who support themselves by robbery.

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Library
Whether in Hell the Damned are Tormented by the Sole Punishment of Fire?
Objection 1: It would seem that in hell the damned are tormented by the sole punishment of fire; because Mat. 25:41, where their condemnation is declared, mention is made of fire only, in the words: "Depart from Me, you cursed, into everlasting fire." Objection 2: Further, even as the punishment of purgatory is due to venial sin, so is the punishment of hell due to mortal sin. Now no other punishment but that of fire is stated to be in purgatory, as appears from the words of 1 Cor. 3:13: "The fire
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
OR, A DISCOURSE OF THE RIGHTEOUS MAN'S DESIRES. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR As the tree is known by its fruit, so is the state of a man's heart known by his desires. The desires of the righteous are the touchstone or standard of Christian sincerity--the evidence of the new birth--the spiritual barometer of faith and grace--and the springs of obedience. Christ and him crucified is the ground of all our hopes--the foundation upon which all our desires after God and holiness are built--and the root
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

Cross References
Job 24:5
"Behold, as wild donkeys in the wilderness They go forth seeking food in their activity, As bread for their children in the desert.

Job 24:7
"They spend the night naked, without clothing, And have no covering against the cold.

Job 24:18
"They are insignificant on the surface of the water; Their portion is cursed on the earth. They do not turn toward the vineyards.

Job 31:39
If I have eaten its fruit without money, Or have caused its owners to lose their lives,

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