New International Version
They were banished from human society, shouted at as if they were thieves.
King James Bible
They were driven forth from among men, (they cried after them as after a thief;)
Darby Bible Translation
They are driven forth from among [men] -- they cry after them as after a thief --
World English Bible
They are driven out from the midst of men. They cry after them as after a thief;
Young's Literal Translation
From the midst they are cast out, (They shout against them as a thief),
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They were driven forth - They were persons whom no one would employ; they were driven away from the city; and if any of them appeared, the hue and cry was immediately raised up against them. The last clause Mr. Good translates, "They slunk away from them like a thief," instead of "They cried after them," etc.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Job, in his great indignation at the shameful accusation of unkindness to the needy, pours forth the following very solemn imprecation--"If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail; or have eaten my morsel myself alone, and the fatherless hath not eaten thereof; if I have seen any perish for want of clothing, or any poor without covering; if his loins have not blessed me, and if he were not warmed with the fleece of my sheep; if I have lifted up my …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 8: 1863
Of Confession of Our Infirmity and of the Miseries of this Life
In the brush they gathered salt herbs, and their food was the root of the broom bush.
They were forced to live in the dry stream beds, among the rocks and in holes in the ground.
May his children be wandering beggars; may they be driven from their ruined homes.
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