Job 4:12-21 NIV

12 "A word1 was secretly brought to me, my ears caught a whisper2 of it.3

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13 Amid disquieting dreams in the night, when deep sleep falls on men,4

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14 fear and trembling5 seized me and made all my bones shake.6

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15 A spirit glided past my face, and the hair on my body stood on end.7

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16 It stopped, but I could not tell what it was. A form stood before my eyes, and I heard a hushed voice:8

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17 'Can a mortal be more righteous than God?9 Can a man be more pure than his Maker?10
18 If God places no trust in his servants,11 if he charges his angels with error,12

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19 how much more those who live in houses of clay,13 whose foundations14 are in the dust,15 who are crushed16 more readily than a moth!17

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20 Between dawn and dusk they are broken to pieces; unnoticed, they perish forever.18

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21 Are not the cords of their tent pulled up,19 so that they die20 without wisdom?'a21

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    • a 4:21 - Some interpreters end the quotation after verse 17.