2 “Even today my complaint is bitter; his handa is heavy in spite ofb my groaning.
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    • † 23:2 - Septuagint and Syriac; Hebrew /"the hand on me"
    • ‡ 23:2 - Or "heavy on me in"
      3 If only I knew where to find him; if only I could go to his dwelling!
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      4 I would state my case before him and fill my mouth with arguments.
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      5 I would find out what he would answer me, and consider what he would say to me.
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      6 Would he vigorously oppose me? No, he would not press charges against me.
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      7 There the upright can establish their innocence before him, and there I would be delivered forever from my judge.
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      8 “But if I go to the east, he is not there; if I go to the west, I do not find him.
      9 When he is at work in the north, I do not see him; when he turns to the south, I catch no glimpse of him.
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      10 But he knows the way that I take; when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold.
      11 My feet have closely followed his steps; I have kept to his way without turning aside.
      12 I have not departed from the commands of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my daily bread.
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