Job 7:1-7 NIV

1 "Does not man have hard service1 on earth?2 Are not his days like those of a hired man?3

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2 Like a slave longing for the evening shadows,4 or a hired man waiting eagerly for his wages,5

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3 so I have been allotted months of futility, and nights of misery have been assigned to me.6

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4 When I lie down I think, 'How long before I get up?'7 The night drags on, and I toss till dawn.8

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      5 My body is clothed with worms9 and scabs, my skin is broken and festering.10

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      6 "My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle,11 and they come to an end without hope.12

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      7 Remember, O God, that my life is but a breath;13 my eyes will never see happiness again.14

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