Job 19:21-29 NIV

21 "Have pity on me, my friends,1 have pity, for the hand of God has struck2 me.

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22 Why do you pursue3 me as God does?4 Will you never get enough of my flesh?5

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23 "Oh, that my words were recorded, that they were written on a scroll,6

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24 that they were inscribed with an iron tool7 ona lead, or engraved in rock forever!8

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25 I know that my Redeemerb9 lives,10 and that in the end he will stand upon the earth.c

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    • c 19:25 - Or "defender"
    • d 19:25 - Or "upon my grave"
      26 And after my skin has been destroyed, yetd ine my flesh I will see God;11

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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 eyes12--I, and not another. How my heart yearns13 within me!

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          28 "If you say, 'How we will hound14 him, since the root of the trouble lies in him,f '

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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,15 and then you will know that there is judgment.g "16

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