Job 17:9-16 NIV

9 Nevertheless, the righteous1 will hold to their ways, and those with clean hands2 will grow stronger.3

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10 "But come on, all of you, try again! I will not find a wise man among you.4

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11 My days have passed,5 my plans are shattered, and so are the desires of my heart.6

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12 These men turn night into day;7 in the face of darkness they say, 'Light is near.'8

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13 If the only home I hope for is the grave,a9 if I spread out my bed10 in darkness,11

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14 if I say to corruption,12 'You are my father,' and to the worm,13 'My mother' or 'My sister,'

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15 where then is my hope?14 Who can see any hope for me?15

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16 Will it go down to the gates of deathb ?16 Will we descend together into the dust?"17

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