Job 31:32-40 NIV

32 but no stranger had to spend the night in the street, for my door was always open to the traveler1--

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33 if I have concealed2 my sin as men do,a by hiding3 my guilt in my heart

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    • b 31:33 - Or "as Adam did"
      34 because I so feared the crowd4 and so dreaded the contempt of the clans that I kept silent5 and would not go outside--

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      35 ("Oh, that I had someone to hear me!6 I sign now my defense--let the Almighty answer me; let my accuser7 put his indictment in writing.

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      36 Surely I would wear it on my shoulder,8 I would put it on like a crown.9

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      37 I would give him an account of my every step;10 like a prince11 I would approach him.)--

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      38 "if my land cries out against me12 and all its furrows are wet13 with tears,

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      39 if I have devoured its yield without payment14 or broken the spirit of its tenants,15

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      40 then let briers16 come up instead of wheat and weeds17 instead of barley." The words of Job are ended.18

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