Job 6:2-12 NIV

2 "If only my anguish could be weighed and all my misery be placed on the scales!1

References for Job 6:2

3 It would surely outweigh the sand2 of the seas-- no wonder my words have been impetuous.3

References for Job 6:3

4 The arrows4 of the Almighty5 are in me,6 my spirit drinks7 in their poison;8 God's terrors9 are marshaled against me.10
5 Does a wild donkey11 bray12 when it has grass, or an ox bellow when it has fodder?13

References for Job 6:5

6 Is tasteless food eaten without salt, or is there flavor in the white of an egga ?14

References for Job 6:6

    • a 6:6 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
      7 I refuse to touch it; such food makes me ill.15

      References for Job 6:7

      8 "Oh, that I might have my request, that God would grant what I hope for,16

      References for Job 6:8

      9 that God would be willing to crush17 me, to let loose his hand and cut me off !18

      References for Job 6:9

      10 Then I would still have this consolation19-- my joy in unrelenting pain20-- that I had not denied the words21 of the Holy One.22

      References for Job 6:10

      11 "What strength do I have, that I should still hope? What prospects, that I should be patient?23

      References for Job 6:11

      12 Do I have the strength of stone? Is my flesh bronze?24

      References for Job 6:12