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10 They treat me with disgust;
    they think they are too good for me,
    and even come and spit in my face.
11 Because God has made me weak and helpless,
    they turn against me with all their fury.
12 This mob attacks me head-on;
    they send me running; they prepare their final assault.

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10 They detest me(A) and keep their distance;
    they do not hesitate to spit in my face.(B)
11 Now that God has unstrung my bow(C) and afflicted me,(D)
    they throw off restraint(E) in my presence.
12 On my right(F) the tribe[a] attacks;
    they lay snares(G) for my feet,(H)
    they build their siege ramps against me.(I)

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  1. Job 30:12 The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.