Job 16:14-22 NIV

14 Again and again1 he bursts upon me; he rushes at me like a warrior.2

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15 "I have sewed sackcloth3 over my skin and buried my brow in the dust.4

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16 My face is red with weeping,5 deep shadows ring my eyes;6

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17 yet my hands have been free of violence7 and my prayer is pure.8

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18 "O earth, do not cover my blood;9 may my cry10 never be laid to rest!11

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19 Even now my witness12 is in heaven;13 my advocate is on high.14

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20 My intercessor15 is my frienda16 as my eyes pour out17 tears18 to God;

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    • a 16:20 - Or "My friends treat me with scorn"
      21 on behalf of a man he pleads19 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.20

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