Job 19:20-29 NIV

20 I am nothing but skin and bones;1 I have escaped with only the skin of my teeth.a

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    • a 19:20 - Or "only my gums"
      21 "Have pity on me, my friends,2 have pity, for the hand of God has struck3 me.

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      22 Why do you pursue4 me as God does?5 Will you never get enough of my flesh?6

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      23 "Oh, that my words were recorded, that they were written on a scroll,7

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      24 that they were inscribed with an iron tool8 onb lead, or engraved in rock forever!9

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      25 I know that my Redeemerc10 lives,11 and that in the end he will stand upon the earth.d

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        • c 19:25 - Or "defender"
        • d 19:25 - Or "upon my grave"
          26 And after my skin has been destroyed, yete inf my flesh I will see God;12

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            • e 19:26 - Or "And after I awake, / though this [body] has been destroyed, / then"
            • f 19:26 - Or " / apart from"
              27 I myself will see him with my own eyes13--I, and not another. How my heart yearns14 within me!

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              28 "If you say, 'How we will hound15 him, since the root of the trouble lies in him,g '

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                • g 19:28 - Many Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint and Vulgate; most Hebrew manuscripts "me"
                  29 you should fear the sword yourselves; for wrath will bring punishment by the sword,16 and then you will know that there is judgment.h "17

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                    • h 19:29 - Or / "that you may come to know the Almighty"