Job 31:33-40 NIV

33 if I have concealed1 my sin as men do,a by hiding2 my guilt in my heart

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    • b 31:33 - Or "as Adam did"
      34 because I so feared the crowd3 and so dreaded the contempt of the clans that I kept silent4 and would not go outside--

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      35 ("Oh, that I had someone to hear me!5 I sign now my defense--let the Almighty answer me; let my accuser6 put his indictment in writing.

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      36 Surely I would wear it on my shoulder,7 I would put it on like a crown.8

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      37 I would give him an account of my every step;9 like a prince10 I would approach him.)--

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      38 "if my land cries out against me11 and all its furrows are wet12 with tears,

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      39 if I have devoured its yield without payment13 or broken the spirit of its tenants,14

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      40 then let briers15 come up instead of wheat and weeds16 instead of barley." The words of Job are ended.17

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