Job 16:2-12 NIV

2 “I have heard many things like these; you are miserable comforters, all of you!

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3 Will your long-winded speeches never end? What ails you that you keep on arguing?

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4 I also could speak like you, if you were in my place; I could make fine speeches against you and shake my head at you.

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5 But my mouth would encourage you; comfort from my lips would bring you relief.

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6 “Yet if I speak, my pain is not relieved; and if I refrain, it does not go away.

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7 Surely, God, you have worn me out; you have devastated my entire household.

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8 You have shriveled me up—and it has become a witness; my gauntness rises up and testifies against me.

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9 God assails me and tears me in his anger and gnashes his teeth at me; my opponent fastens on me his piercing eyes.

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10 People open their mouths to jeer at me; they strike my cheek in scorn and unite together against me.

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11 God has turned me over to the ungodly and thrown me into the clutches of the wicked.

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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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