Job 16:3-13 NIV

3 Will your long-winded speeches never end?1 What ails you that you keep on arguing?2

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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 head3 at you.

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5 But my mouth would encourage you; comfort4 from my lips would bring you relief.5

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

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7 Surely, O God, you have worn me out;7 you have devastated my entire household.8

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8 You have bound me--and it has become a witness; my gauntness9 rises up and testifies against me.10

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9 God assails me and tears11 me in his anger12 and gnashes his teeth at me;13 my opponent fastens on me his piercing eyes.14

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10 Men open their mouths15 to jeer at me;16 they strike my cheek17 in scorn and unite together against me.18

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11 God has turned me over to evil men and thrown me into the clutches of the wicked.19

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12 All was well with me, but he shattered me; he seized me by the neck and crushed me.20 He has made me his target;21

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13 his archers surround me.22 Without pity, he pierces23 my kidneys and spills my gall on the ground.

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