Job's Confession

1 Then Job answered the LORD and said,
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      2 "I know that 1You can do all things, And that no purpose of Yours can be thwarted.
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      3 'Who is this that 2hides counsel without knowledge?' "Therefore I have declared that which I did not understand, Things 3too wonderful for me, which I did not know."
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      4 'Hear, now, and I will speak; I will 4ask You, and You instruct me.'
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      5 "I have 5heard of You by the hearing of the ear; But now my 6eye sees You;
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      6 Therefore * I retract, And I repent in dust and ashes."