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Job 6:10-20 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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10 Then I would still have this consolation-- my joy in unrelenting pain-- that I had not denied the words of the Holy One. 10 Then I would still have this consolation-- my joy in unrelenting pain-- that I had not denied the words of the Holy One.
11 "What strength do I have, that I should still hope? What prospects, that I should be patient? 11 "What strength do I have, that I should still hope? What prospects, that I should be patient?
12 Do I have the strength of stone? Is my flesh bronze? 12 Do I have the strength of stone? Is my flesh bronze?
13 Do I have any power to help myself, now that success has been driven from me? 13 Do I have any power to help myself, now that success has been driven from me?
14 "A despairing man should have the devotion of his friends, even though he forsakes the fear of the Almighty. 14 "A despairing man should have the devotion of his friends, even though he forsakes the fear of the Almighty.
15 But my brothers are as undependable as intermittent streams, as the streams that overflow 15 But my brothers are as undependable as intermittent streams, as the streams that overflow
16 when darkened by thawing ice and swollen with melting snow, 16 when darkened by thawing ice and swollen with melting snow,
17 but that cease to flow in the dry season, and in the heat vanish from their channels. 17 but that cease to flow in the dry season, and in the heat vanish from their channels.
18 Caravans turn aside from their routes; they go up into the wasteland and perish. 18 Caravans turn aside from their routes; they go up into the wasteland and perish.
19 The caravans of Tema look for water, the traveling merchants of Sheba look in hope. 19 The caravans of Tema look for water, the traveling merchants of Sheba look in hope.
20 They are distressed, because they had been confident; they arrive there, only to be disappointed. 20 They are distressed, because they had been confident; they arrive there, only to be disappointed.