Job Speaks

1 After this, Job opened his mouth and cursed the day of his birth.

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2 He said:
3 “May the day of my birth perish, and the night that said, ‘A boy is conceived!’

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4 That day—may it turn to darkness; may God above not care about it; may no light shine on it.
5 May gloom and utter darkness claim it once more; may a cloud settle over it; may blackness overwhelm it.

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6 That night—may thick darkness seize it; may it not be included among the days of the year nor be entered in any of the months.

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7 May that night be barren; may no shout of joy be heard in it.

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8 May those who curse daysa curse that day, those who are ready to rouse Leviathan.

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9 May its morning stars become dark; may it wait for daylight in vain and not see the first rays of dawn,

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10 for it did not shut the doors of the womb on me to hide trouble from my eyes.