Job 16:13-22 NIV

13 his archers surround me.1 Without pity, he pierces2 my kidneys and spills my gall on the ground.

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14 Again and again3 he bursts upon me; he rushes at me like a warrior.4

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15 "I have sewed sackcloth5 over my skin and buried my brow in the dust.6

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16 My face is red with weeping,7 deep shadows ring my eyes;8

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17 yet my hands have been free of violence9 and my prayer is pure.10

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18 "O earth, do not cover my blood;11 may my cry12 never be laid to rest!13

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19 Even now my witness14 is in heaven;15 my advocate is on high.16

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20 My intercessor17 is my frienda18 as my eyes pour out19 tears20 to God;

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    • a 16:20 - Or "My friends treat me with scorn"
      21 on behalf of a man he pleads21 with God as a man pleads for his friend.

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      22 "Only a few years will pass before I go on the journey of no return.22

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