8 He has blocked my way so I cannot pass; he has shrouded my paths in darkness.
9 He has stripped me of my honor and removed the crown from my head.
10 He tears me down on every side till I am gone; he uproots my hope like a tree.

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11 His anger burns against me; he counts me among his enemies.

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12 His troops advance in force; they build a siege ramp against me and encamp around my tent.

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13 “He has alienated my family from me; my acquaintances are completely estranged from me.

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14 My relatives have gone away; my closest friends have forgotten me.

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15 My guests and my female servants count me a foreigner; they look on me as on a stranger.

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16 I summon my servant, but he does not answer, though I beg him with my own mouth.
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?