17 My breath is offensive to my wife; I am loathsome to my own family.

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18 Even the little boys scorn me; when I appear, they ridicule me.

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19 All my intimate friends detest me; those I love have turned against me.

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20 I am nothing but skin and bones; I have escaped only by the skin of my teeth.a

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    • x 19:20 - Or "only by my gums"
      21 “Have pity on me, my friends, have pity, for the hand of God has struck me.

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      22 Why do you pursue me as God does? Will you never get enough of my flesh?
      23 “Oh, that my words were recorded, that they were written on a scroll,

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      24 that they were inscribed with an iron tool onb lead, or engraved in rock forever!

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      25 I know that my redeemerc lives, and that in the end he will stand on the earth.d
      26 And after my skin has been destroyed, yete inf my flesh I will see God;

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        • | 19:26 - Or "And after I awake," / "though this body has been destroyed," / "then"
        • } 19:26 - Or "destroyed," / "apart from"
          27 I myself will see him with my own eyes—I, and not another. How my heart yearns within me!