Drenched by mountain rains,
they huddle against[a] the rocks, shelterless.
The fatherless infant is snatched from the breast;
the nursing child of the poor is seized as collateral.[b]
10 Without clothing, they wander about naked.
They carry sheaves but go hungry.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Job 24:8 Lit they embrace
  2. Job 24:9 Text emended; MT reads breast; they seize collateral against the poor

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