Job 3:18-26 NIV

18 Captives1 also enjoy their ease; they no longer hear the slave driver's2 shout.3

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19 The small and the great are there,4 and the slave is freed from his master.

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20 "Why is light given to those in misery, and life to the bitter of soul,5

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21 to those who long for death that does not come,6 who search for it more than for hidden treasure,7

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22 who are filled with gladness and rejoice when they reach the grave?8

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23 Why is life given to a man whose way is hidden,9 whom God has hedged in?10

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24 For sighing11 comes to me instead of food;12 my groans13 pour out like water.14

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25 What I feared has come upon me; what I dreaded15 has happened to me.16

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26 I have no peace,17 no quietness; I have no rest,18 but only turmoil."19

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