The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire BibleJob 30:29
I am a brother to dragons, and a companion to owls.
ostriches, as the Targum, Septuagint, Vulgate Latin, Syriac, and Arabic
versions; either he was obliged to dwell with such persons as were
comparable to these creatures for their devouring words, hissing noise,
and venomous speeches, or for want of compassion, and for their
cruelty, as David is said to be among lions, (Psalms 57:4) ; or also, he was
like unto them, being solitary and alone, all his friends and
acquaintance standing at a distance from him, as these creatures love
lonesome and desolate places; or because of the wailing and howling
noise they make, to which his mournful notes bore some resemblance,
(See Gill on 1:8); or because, when these creatures cry and howl,
and make a noise, no mercy is shown to them, none pities or regards
them; and so it was with him; though he stood and cried in ever so
public a manner, none had any compassion on him.