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10 They abhor me, they keep aloof from me;
    they do not hesitate to spit at the sight of me.
11 Because God has loosed my bowstring and humbled me,
    they have cast off restraint in my presence.
12 On my right hand the rabble rise up;
    they send me sprawling,
    and build roads for my ruin.

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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.