New International Version
They were forced to live in the dry stream beds, among the rocks and in holes in the ground.
King James Bible
To dwell in the clifts of the valleys, in caves of the earth, and in the rocks.
Darby Bible Translation
To dwell in gloomy gorges, in caves of the earth and the rocks:
World English Bible
So that they dwell in frightful valleys, and in holes of the earth and of the rocks.
Young's Literal Translation
In a frightful place of valleys to dwell, Holes of earth and clefts.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To dwell in the cliffs of the valleys - They were obliged to take shelter in the most dangerous, out-of-the-way, and unfrequented places. This is the meaning.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
caves. Heb. holes
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
They were banished from human society, shouted at as if they were thieves.
They brayed among the bushes and huddled in the undergrowth.
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