Job 6:1-7 LEB

Job’s Second Speech: A Response to Eliphaz

1 Thena Job answered and said,

References for Job 6:1

    • ċ 6:1 - Hebrew "And"
      2 "If only my vexation could be well weighed, and my calamity could be lifted up together [with it] in [the] balances,
      3 for then it would be heavier than the sand of the seas; therefore my words have been rash,
      4 for the arrows of Shaddai [are] in me; my spirit drinks their poison; the terrors of God are arrayed against me.
      5 Does [the] wild ass bray over grass, or [the] ox bellow over its fodder?
      6 Can tasteless [food] be eaten withoutb salt, or is there taste in the white of a marshmallow plant?

      References for Job 6:6

        • Č 6:6 - Hebrew "from without"
          7 {I refused}c to touch [them]; they [are] like {food that will make me ill}.d

          References for Job 6:7

            • č 6:7 - Literally "My soul/throat refuses"
            • Ď 6:7 - Literally "the illness of my bread/food"