They are wet with the showers of the mountains, [a]and they embrace the rock for want of a covering.

They pluck the fatherless [b]from the breast, and take the pledge of [c]the poor.

10 They cause him to go naked without clothing, and take the gleaning from the hungry.

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  1. Job 24:8 The poor are driven by the wicked into the rocks and holes where they cannot lie dry for the rain.
  2. Job 24:9 That is, they so powle and pill the poor widow, that she cannot have to sustain herself that she may be able to give her child suck.
  3. Job 24:9 That is, his garment, wherewith he should be covered or clad.