New International Version
God has turned me over to the ungodly and thrown me into the clutches of the wicked.
King James Bible
God hath delivered me to the ungodly, and turned me over into the hands of the wicked.
Darby Bible Translation
God hath delivered me over to the iniquitous man, and hurled me into the hands of the wicked.
World English Bible
God delivers me to the ungodly, and casts me into the hands of the wicked.
Young's Literal Translation
God shutteth me up unto the perverse, And to the hands of the wicked turneth me over.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He teareth me in his wrath - Who the person is that is spoken of in this verse, and onward to the end of the fourteenth, has been a question on which commentators have greatly differed. Some think God, others Eliphaz, is intended: I think neither. Probably God permitted Satan to show himself to Job, and the horrible form which he and his demons assumed increased the misery under which Job had already suffered so much. All the expressions, from this to the end of the fourteenth verse, may be easily understood on this principle; e.g., Job 16:9 : "He (Satan) gnasheth upon me with his teeth; mine enemy sharpeneth his eyes upon me." Job 16:10 : "They (demons) have gaped on me with their mouth; - they have gathered themselves together against me." Job 16:11 : "God hath delivered me to the ungodly, (עויל avil, to the Evil One), and turned me over into the hands of the wicked." He hath abandoned me to be tortured by the tempter and his host. If we consider all these expressions as referring to Job's three friends, we must, in that case, acknowledge that the figures are all strained to an insufferable height, so as not to be justified by any figure of speech.
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delivered me. Heb. shut me up
to the ungodly
LibraryEpistle Xlv. To Theoctista, Patrician .
To Theoctista, Patrician  . Gregory to Theoctista, &c. We ought to give great thanks to Almighty God, that our most pious and most benignant Emperors have near them kinsfolk of their race, whose life and conversation is such as to give us all great joy. Hence too we should continually pray for these our lords, that their life, with that of all who belong to them, may by the protection of heavenly grace be preserved through long and tranquil times. I have to inform you, however, that I have …
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The Birth of Jesus Proclaimed by Angels to the Shepherds.
When a land falls into the hands of the wicked, he blindfolds its judges. If it is not he, then who is it?
Does it please you to oppress me, to spurn the work of your hands, while you smile on the plans of the wicked?
People open their mouths to jeer at me; they strike my cheek in scorn and unite together against me.
All was well with me, but he shattered me; he seized me by the neck and crushed me. He has made me his target;
then know that God has wronged me and drawn his net around me.
Why do you pursue me as God does? Will you never get enough of my flesh?
"As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice, the Almighty, who has made my life bitter,
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