Job 23 KJV

1 Then Job answered and said ,
2 Even to day is my complaint bitter: my strokea is heavier than my groaning.

References for Job 23:2

    • á 23:2 - stroke: Heb. hand
      3 Oh that I knew where I might find him! that I might come even to his seat!
      4 I would order my cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments.
      5 I would know the words which he would answer me, and understand what he would say unto me.
      6 Will he plead against me with his great power? No; but he would put strength in me.
      7 There the righteous might dispute with him; so should I be delivered for ever from my judge .
      8 Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him:
      9 On the left hand, where he doth work , but I cannot behold him: he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him:
      10 But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.
      11 My foot hath held his steps, his way have I kept , and not declined .
      12 Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemedb the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.

      References for Job 23:12

        • â 23:12 - esteemed: Heb. hid, or, laid up
          13 But he is in one mind, and who can turn him? and what his soul desireth , even that he doeth .
          14 For he performeth the thing that is appointed for me: and many such things are with him
          15 Therefore am I troubled at his presence: when I consider , I am afraid of him.
          16 For God maketh my heart soft , and the Almighty troubleth me:
          17 Because I was not cut off before the darkness, neither hath he covered the darkness from my face.