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Job 13 LEB

Job’s Fourth Speech Continues

1 "Look, my eye has seen everything; my ear has heard and has understood it.

References for Job 13:1

      2 {What you know}, I myself also know-- I [am] not more inferior than you.

      References for Job 13:2

        • a 13:2 - Plural
        • b 13:2 - Literally "Like your knowledge"
        • c 13:2 - Emphatic personal pronoun
        • d 13:2 - Plural
          3 But I would speak to Shaddai, and I desire to argue with God.
          4 "But you {whitewash with lies}; all of you [are] {worthless healers}.

          References for Job 13:4

            • e 13:4 - Or "And but"
            • f 13:4 - Plural
            • g 13:4 - Literally "coverers of lies"
            • h 13:4 - Plural
            • i 13:4 - Literally "healers of worthlessness"
              5 {O that} you would keep completely silent, and [that] it would become wisdom for you.

              References for Job 13:5

                • j 13:5 - Literally "Who shall give"
                • k 13:5 - Plural
                • l 13:5 - Plural
                  6 Please hear my argument, and listen attentively [to the] pleadings of my lips.
                  7 "Will you speak falsely for God? And will you speak deceitfully for him?

                  References for Job 13:7

                      8 {Will you show partiality for him}? Or do you want to plead God's case?

                      References for Job 13:8

                        • o 13:8 - Plural
                        • p 13:8 - Literally "his faces will you raise"
                        • q 13:8 - Plural
                          9 [Will it be] well, if he examines you? Or can you deceive him like deceiving a human being?

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                              10 "Surely he will rebuke you if {you show partiality} in secret.

                              References for Job 13:10

                                • t 13:10 - Plural
                                • u 13:10 - Plural
                                • v 13:10 - Literally "faces you lift up"
                                  11 Will not his majesty terrify you, and his dread fall upon you?

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                                      12 Your maxims [are] proverbs of ashes; your defenses [are] defenses of clay.

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                                          13 "{Let me have silence}, and I myself will speak, and let come over me whatever [may].

                                          References for Job 13:13

                                            • { 13:13 - Literally "Be silent away from me"
                                            • | 13:13 - Emphatic personal pronoun
                                              14 Why should I take my flesh in my teeth and put my life in my hand?

                                              References for Job 13:14

                                                • } 13:14 - Hebrew "now"
                                                • ~ 13:14 - Or "should I put," or "will I put"
                                                  15 Look, [though] he kill me, I will hope in him; however, I will defend my ways {before him}.

                                                  References for Job 13:15

                                                    •  13:15 - Or "Though"
                                                    • € 13:15 - Or "for"
                                                    •  13:15 - Literally "to his faces"
                                                      16 Moreover, this [is] salvation to me, that [the] godless would not come {before him}.

                                                      References for Job 13:16

                                                        • ‚ 13:16 - Literally "to his faces"
                                                          17 "Listen carefully [to] my words, and [let] my exposition [be] in your ears.
                                                          18 Please look, I have prepared [my] case; I know that I myself will be vindicated.

                                                          References for Job 13:18

                                                            • ƒ 13:18 - Or "Look here"
                                                            • „ 13:18 - Emphatic personal pronoun
                                                              19 Who [is] he who will contend with me? For {then} I would be silent, and I would pass away.

                                                              Job Argues His Case with God

                                                              20 "Only you must not do [these] two [things] to me; then I will not hide from your face:

                                                              References for Job 13:20

                                                                • … 13:20 - Singular; the antecedent is God
                                                                  21 withdraw your hand from me, and let not your dread terrify me.

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                                                                      22 Then call, and I myself will answer; or let me speak, then reply to me.

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                                                                        • ˆ 13:22 - Hebrew "And"
                                                                        • ‰ 13:22 - Emphatic personal pronoun
                                                                        • Š 13:22 - Hebrew "and"
                                                                          23 "{How many} [are] my iniquities and sins? Make known to me my transgression and my sin.

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                                                                            • ‹ 13:23 - Literally "Like what"
                                                                              24 Why do you hide your face and count me as your enemy?

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                                                                                  25 Will you terrify a blown leaf? And will you pursue dry stubble?

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                                                                                      26 "Indeed, you write bitter things against me, and you make me reap the iniquities of my childhood.

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                                                                                          27 And you put my feet in the block, and you watch all my paths; you carve [a mark] on the soles of my feet.

                                                                                          References for Job 13:27

                                                                                            • “ 13:27 - Singular
                                                                                            • ” 13:27 - Singular
                                                                                            • • 13:27 - Or "You mark/note my footprints"
                                                                                              28 And he himself wastes away like something rotten, like a garment that [the] moth has eaten.

                                                                                              References for Job 13:28

                                                                                                • – 13:28 - Emphatic personal pronoun