Job 6:1-6 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Then Job replied: 1 Then Job replied:
2 "If only my anguish could be weighed and all my misery be placed on the scales! 2 "If only my anguish could be weighed and all my misery be placed on the scales!
3 It would surely outweigh the sand of the seas-- no wonder my words have been impetuous. 3 It would surely outweigh the sand of the seas-- no wonder my words have been impetuous.
4 The arrows of the Almighty are in me, my spirit drinks in their poison; God's terrors are marshaled against me. 4 The arrows of the Almighty are in me, my spirit drinks in their poison; God's terrors are marshaled against me.
5 Does a wild donkey bray when it has grass, or an ox bellow when it has fodder? 5 Does a wild donkey bray when it has grass, or an ox bellow when it has fodder?
6 Is tasteless food eaten without salt, or is there flavor in the white of an egg ? 6 Is tasteless food eaten without salt, or is there flavor in the white of an egg ?