(a) That is, my estate is changed and while before the ancient men were glad to revere me, the young men now contemn me.
(b) Meaning to be my shepherds or to keep my dogs.
(c) That is, their fathers died of hunger before they came to age.
(d) Job shows that those who mocked him in his affliction were like their fathers, wicked and lewd fellows, such as he here describes.
(e) They make songs of me, and mock my misery.
(f) God has taken from me the force, credit, and authority with which I kept them in subjection.
(g) He said that the young men when they saw him, hid themselves as in (Job 29:8), and now in his misery they were impudent and licentious.
(h) That is, they sought by all means how they might destroy me.
(i) They need no one to help them.
(k) By my calamity they took an opportunity against me.
(l) My life fails me, and I am as half dead.
(m) Meaning sorrow.
(n) That is, God has brought me into contempt.
(o) He does not speak this way to accuse God, but to declare the vehemency of his affliction, by which he was carried beside himself.
(p) He compares his afflictions to a tempest or whirlwind.
(q) No one can deliver me from there, though they lament my death.
(r) Instead of comforting they mocked me.
(s) Not delighting in any worldly thing, no not so much as in the use of the sun.
(t) Lamenting them that were in affliction and moving others to pity them.
(u) I am like the wild beasts that desire solitary places.
(x) With the heat of affliction.
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Beza, Theodore. "Commentary on Job 30". "The 1599 Geneva Study Bible". https://pro.studylight.org/
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