12 All was well with me, but he shattered me; he seized me by the neck and crushed me. He has made me his target;
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13 his archers surround me. Without pity, he pierces my kidneys and spills my gall on the ground.
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14 Again and again he bursts upon me; he rushes at me like a warrior.
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15 “I have sewed sackcloth over my skin and buried my brow in the dust.
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16 My face is red with weeping, dark shadows ring my eyes;
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17 yet my hands have been free of violence and my prayer is pure.
18 “Earth, do not cover my blood; may my cry never be laid to rest!
19 Even now my witness is in heaven; my advocate is on high.
20 My intercessor is my frienda as my eyes pour out tears to God;
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    • v 16:20 - Or "My friends treat me with scorn"
      21 on behalf of a man he pleads with God as one pleads for a friend.
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      22 “Only a few years will pass before I take the path of no return.
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