Job 23:5-15 ESV

5 I would know what he would answer me and understand what he would say to me.
6 Would he 1contend with me in the greatness of his power? No; he would pay attention to me.

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7 There an upright man could argue with him, and I would be acquitted forever by my judge.
8 "Behold, 2I go forward, but he is not there, and backward, but I do not perceive him;

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9 on the left hand when he is working, I do not behold him; he turns to the right hand, but I do not see him.
10 But he 3knows 4the way that I 5take; when he has 6tried me, I shall come out as gold.

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11 My foot 7has held fast to his steps; I have kept his way and have 8not turned aside.

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12 I have not departed from the commandment of his lips; I have 9treasured the words of his mouth more than my 10portion of food.

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13 But he is unchangeable,a and 11who can turn him back? What he 12desires, that he does.

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14 For he will complete what he 13appoints for me, and many such things are 14in his mind.

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15 Therefore I am terrified at his presence; when I consider, I am in dread of him.