Job 6:12-22 NIV

12 Do I have the strength of stone? Is my flesh bronze?1

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13 Do I have any power to help myself,2 now that success has been driven from me?

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14 "A despairing man3 should have the devotion4 of his friends,5 even though he forsakes the fear of the Almighty.6

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15 But my brothers are as undependable as intermittent streams,7 as the streams that overflow

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16 when darkened by thawing ice and swollen with melting snow,8

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17 but that cease to flow in the dry season, and in the heat9 vanish from their channels.

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18 Caravans turn aside from their routes; they go up into the wasteland and perish.
19 The caravans of Tema10 look for water, the traveling merchants of Sheba11 look in hope.

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20 They are distressed, because they had been confident; they arrive there, only to be disappointed.12

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21 Now you too have proved to be of no help; you see something dreadful and are afraid.13

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22 Have I ever said, 'Give something on my behalf, pay a ransom14 for me from your wealth,15

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