Job 31:15-23 NIV

15 Did not he who made me in the womb make them?1 Did not the same one form us both within our mothers?2

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16 "If I have denied the desires of the poor3 or let the eyes of the widow4 grow weary,5

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17 if I have kept my bread to myself, not sharing it with the fatherless6--

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18 but from my youth I reared him as would a father, and from my birth I guided the widow7--

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19 if I have seen anyone perishing for lack of clothing,8 or a needy9 man without a garment,

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20 and his heart did not bless me10 for warming him with the fleece11 from my sheep,

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21 if I have raised my hand against the fatherless,12 knowing that I had influence in court,13

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22 then let my arm fall from the shoulder, let it be broken off at the joint.14

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23 For I dreaded destruction from God,15 and for fear of his splendor16 I could not do such things.17

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