Job 23:1-7 NIV


1 Then Job replied:

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      2 "Even today my complaint1 is bitter;2 his handa is heavy in spite ofb my groaning.3

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        • a 23:2 - Septuagint and Syriac; Hebrew / "the hand on me"
        • b 23:2 - Or "heavy on me in"
          3 If only I knew where to find him; if only I could go to his dwelling!4

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          4 I would state my case5 before him and fill my mouth with arguments.#cr

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          5 I would find out what he would answer me,6 and consider what he would say.

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          6 Would he oppose me with great power?7 No, he would not press charges against me.8

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          7 There an upright man9 could present his case before him,10 and I would be delivered forever from my judge.11

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