Job 14:3-13 NIV

3 Do you fix your eye on such a one?1 Will you bring hima before you for judgment?2

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    • a 14:3 - Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac; Hebrew "me"
      4 Who can bring what is pure3 from the impure?4 No one!5

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      5 Man's days are determined;6 you have decreed the number of his months7 and have set limits he cannot exceed.8

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      6 So look away from him and let him alone,9 till he has put in his time like a hired man.10

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      7 "At least there is hope for a tree:11 If it is cut down, it will sprout again, and its new shoots12 will not fail.13

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      8 Its roots may grow old in the ground and its stump14 die in the soil,

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      9 yet at the scent of water15 it will bud and put forth shoots like a plant.16

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      10 But man dies and is laid low;17 he breathes his last and is no more.18

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          11 As water disappears from the sea or a riverbed becomes parched and dry,19

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          12 so man lies down and does not rise;20 till the heavens are no more,21 men will not awake or be roused from their sleep.22

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          13 "If only you would hide me in the graveb23 and conceal me till your anger has passed!24 If only you would set me a time and then remember25 me!26

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            • b 14:13 - Hebrew "Sheol"