when the Sabeans attacked and took them away. Yes, they have struck down the servants with the mouth of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you.” Bible see other translations

“the Sabeans.” A Semitic people who lived in the southwest of the Arabian peninsula, present-day Yemen.

“the mouth of the sword.” Used to show great destruction, as if the sword was devouring its victims (see commentary on Josh. 6:21).

Commentary for: Job 1:15