"2Be silentbefore me so that I may speak; Then let come on me what may.
14"Why should I take my flesh in my teeth And 3put my life in my bhands?
"4Though He slay me, I will hope in Him. Nevertheless I 5will argue my wayscbefore Him.
16"Thisalso will be my 6salvation, For 7a godlessman may not come before His presence.
17"Listencarefully to my speech, And let my declaration fill your ears.
18"Beholdnow, I have 8prepared my case; I know that 9I will be vindicated.
"10Who will contend with me? For then I would be silent and 11die.
20"Onlytwothings do not do to me, Then I will not hide from Your face:
2112Remove Your dhand from me, And let not the dread of You terrify me.