Job 16:6-22 NAS

Job Says God Shattered Him

6 "If I speak, 1my pain is not lessened, And if I hold back, what has left me?

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7 "But now He has 2exhausted me; You have laid 3waste all my company.

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8 "You have shriveled me up, 4It has become a witness; And my 5leanness rises up against me, It testifies to my face.

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9 "His anger has 6torn me and ahunted me down, He has 7gnashed at me with His teeth; My 8adversary bglares * at me.

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    • ć 16:9 - Lit "borne a grudge against me"
    • Ĉ 16:9 - Lit "sharpens his eyes"
      10 "They have 9gaped at me with their mouth, They have c10slapped me on the cheek with contempt; They have 11massed themselves against me.

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      11 "God hands me over to ruffians And tosses me into the hands of the wicked.
      12 "I was at ease, but 12He shattered me, And He has grasped me by the neck and shaken me to pieces; He has also set me up as His 13target.

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      13 "His 14arrows surround me. Without mercy He splits my kidneys open; He pours out 15my gall on the ground.

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      14 "He 16breaks through me with breach after * breach; He 17runs at me like a warrior.

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      15 "I have sewed 18sackcloth over my skin And 19thrust my horn in the dust.

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      16 "My face is flushed from 20weeping, 21And deep darkness is on my eyelids,

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      17 Although there is no 22violence in my hands, And 23my prayer is pure.

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      18 "O earth, do not cover my blood, And let there be no resting place for my cry.
      19 "Even now, behold, 24my witness is in heaven, And my dadvocate is 25on high.

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      20 "My friends are my scoffers; 26My eye eweeps to God.

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      21 "O that a man might plead with God As a man * with his neighbor!
      22 "For when a few years are past, I shall go the way 27of no return.

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