Job 10 CSB

1 I am disgusted with my life. I will express my complaint and speak in the bitterness of my soul.
2 I will say to God: Do not declare me guilty! Let me know why You prosecute me.a

References for Job 10:2

    • a 10:2 - Isa 3:13; Mc 6:2; Rm 8:33
      3 Is it good for You to oppress, to reject the work of Your hands, and favorb the plans of the wicked?

      References for Job 10:3

        • b 10:3 - Lit shine on
          4 Do You have eyes of flesh, or do You see as a human sees?c

          References for Job 10:4

            • c 10:4 - Jb 9:32; 1 Sm 16:7; Jn 2:24-25
              5 Are Your days like those of a human, or Your years like those of a man,d

              References for Job 10:5

                • d 10:5 - Jb 36:26; Ps 39:5; 90:2-4
                  6 that You look for my wrongdoinge and search for my sin,

                  References for Job 10:6

                    • e 10:6 - Jb 13:23,26; 14:17; 22:5
                      7 even though You know that I am not wicked and that there is no one who can deliver from Your hand?
                      8 Your hands shaped me and formed me. Will You now turn around and destroy me?
                      9 Please remember that You formed me like clay. Will You now return me to dust?
                      10 Did You not pour me out like milk and curdle me like cheese?
                      11 You clothed me with skin and flesh, and wove me together with bones and tendons.f

                      References for Job 10:11

                          12 You gave me life and faithful love, and Your care has guarded my life.
                          13 Yet You concealed these [thoughts] in Your heart; I know that this was Your hidden plan:g

                          References for Job 10:13

                            • g 10:13 - Lit was with You
                              14 if I sin, You would notice,h and would not acquit me of my wrongdoing.i

                              References for Job 10:14

                                • h 10:14 - Lit notice me
                                • i 10:14 - Jb 7:21; 13:27; Ex 34:7
                                  15 If I am wicked, woe to me! And even if I am righteous, I cannot lift up my head. I am filled with shame and aware of my affliction.j

                                  References for Job 10:15

                                    • j 10:15 - Jb 9:15,18; 30:27; Ps 25:18
                                      16 If I am proud, You hunt me like a lion and again display Your miraculous power against me.k

                                      References for Job 10:16

                                        • k 10:16 - Jb 31:23; Ps 7:2; Lm 3:10-11
                                          17 You produce new witnessesl against me and multiply Your anger toward me.m Hardships assault me, wave after wave.n

                                          References for Job 10:17

                                            • l 10:17 - Or You bring fresh troops
                                            • m 10:17 - Jb 16:8-9,14; 19:6
                                            • n 10:17 - Lit Changes and a host are with me
                                              18 Why did You bring me out of the womb? I should have died and never been seen.o

                                              References for Job 10:18

                                                • o 10:18 - Jb 3:11-12; Jr 15:10
                                                  19 I wishp I had never existed but had been carried from the womb to the grave.q

                                                  References for Job 10:19

                                                      20 Are my days not few? Stop [it]!r Leave me alone, so that I can smile a little

                                                      References for Job 10:20

                                                        • r 10:20 - Alt Hb tradition reads Will He not leave my few days alone?
                                                          21 before I go to a land of darkness and gloom, never to return.
                                                          22 [It is] a land of blackness like the deepest darkness, gloomy and chaotic, where even the light is likes the darkness.

                                                          References for Job 10:22

                                                            • s 10:22 - Lit chaotic, and shines as