Job 13:6-16 NIV

6 Hear now my argument; listen to the plea of my lips.1

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7 Will you speak wickedly on God's behalf ? Will you speak deceitfully for him?2

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8 Will you show him partiality?3 Will you argue the case for God?

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9 Would it turn out well if he examined you?4 Could you deceive him as you might deceive men?5

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10 He would surely rebuke you if you secretly showed partiality.6

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11 Would not his splendor7 terrify you? Would not the dread of him fall on you?8

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12 Your maxims are proverbs of ashes; your defenses are defenses of clay.9

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13 "Keep silent10 and let me speak;11 then let come to me what may.12

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      14 Why do I put myself in jeopardy and take my life in my hands?13

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      15 Though he slay me, yet will I hope14 in him;15 I will surelya defend my ways to his face.16

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        • a 13:15 - Or "He will surely slay me; I have no hope -- / yet I will"
          16 Indeed, this will turn out for my deliverance,17 for no godless18 man would dare come before him!19

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