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24 “Yet does not one in a heap of ruins stretch out his hand,
    and in his disaster cry for help?[a]
25 Did not I weep for him whose day was hard?
    Was not my soul grieved for the poor?
26 But when I looked for good, evil came;
    and when I waited for light, darkness came.

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  1. Job 30:24 Cn: Heb obscure

24 “Surely no one lays a hand on a broken man(A)
    when he cries for help in his distress.(B)
25 Have I not wept for those in trouble?(C)
    Has not my soul grieved for the poor?(D)
26 Yet when I hoped for good, evil came;
    when I looked for light, then came darkness.(E)

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