Job 23:7-17 NIV

7 There an upright man1 could present his case before him,2 and I would be delivered forever from my judge.3

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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.4

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10 But he knows the way that I take;5 when he has tested me,6 I will come forth as gold.7

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11 My feet have closely followed his steps;8 I have kept to his way without turning aside.9

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12 I have not departed from the commands of his lips;10 I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my daily bread.11

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13 "But he stands alone, and who can oppose him?12 He does whatever he pleases.13

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14 He carries out his decree against me, and many such plans he still has in store.

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15 That is why I am terrified before him;14 when I think of all this, I fear him.15

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16 God has made my heart faint;16 the Almighty17 has terrified me.18

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17 Yet I am not silenced by the darkness,19 by the thick darkness that covers my face.

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