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Job Continues: Death Comes Soon to All

1 "Man who is 1born of a woman is 2few of days and 3full of trouble.
2 He comes out like 4a flower and 5withers; he flees like 6a shadow and continues not.
3 And do you 7open your eyes on such a one and 8bring me into judgment with you?

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4 Who can bring 9a clean thing out of an unclean? There is not one.

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5 Since his 10days are determined, and 11the number of his months is with you, and you have appointed his limits that he cannot pass,

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6 12look away from him and leave him alone,a that he may enjoy, like 13a hired hand, his day.

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    • € 14:6 - Probable reading; Hebrew look away from him, that he may cease
      7 "For there is hope for a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its shoots will not cease.
      8 Though its root grow old in the earth, and 14its stump die in the soil,

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      9 yet at the scent of water it will bud and put out 15branches like a young plant.

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      10 But a man dies and is laid low; man breathes his last, and 16where is he?

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      11 17As waters fail from a lake and a river wastes away and dries up,

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      12 so a man lies down and rises not again; till 18the heavens are no more he will not awake or be 19roused out of his sleep.

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      13 Oh that you would 20hide me in 21Sheol, that you would 22conceal me 23until your wrath be past, that you would appoint me a set time, and remember me!

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      14 If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my 24service I would 25wait, till my renewalb should come.

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      15 You would 26call, and I would answer you; you would long for the 27work of your hands.

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      16 For then you would 28number my steps; you would not keep 29watch over my sin;

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      17 my transgression would be 30sealed up in a bag, and you would cover over my iniquity.

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      18 "But the mountain falls and 31crumbles away, and 32the rock is removed from its place;

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      19 the waters wear away the stones; the torrents wash away the soil of the earth; so you destroy the hope of man.
      20 You prevail forever against him, and he passes; you change his countenance, and send him away.
      21 His sons come to honor, and he 33does not know it; they are brought low, and he perceives it not.

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      22 He feels only the pain of his own body, and he mourns only for himself."