Job 3:1-6 NIV

Job Speaks

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

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2 He said:
3 "May the day of my birth perish, and the night it was said, 'A boy is born!'2

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4 That day--may it turn to darkness; may God above not care about it; may no light shine upon it.
5 May darkness and deep shadowa3 claim it once more; may a cloud settle over it; may blackness overwhelm its light.

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    • a 3:5 - Or "and the shadow of death"
      6 That night--may thick darkness4 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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