Parallel Bible results for Job 17

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Job 17

ESV 1 "My spirit is broken; my days are extinct; the graveyard is ready for me. NIV 1 My spirit is broken, my days are cut short, the grave awaits me. ESV 2 Surely there are mockers about me, and my eye dwells on their provocation. NIV 2 Surely mockers surround me; my eyes must dwell on their hostility. ESV 3 "Lay down a pledge for me with yourself; who is there who will put up security for me? NIV 3 "Give me, O God, the pledge you demand. Who else will put up security for me? ESV 4 Since you have closed their hearts to understanding, therefore you will not let them triumph. NIV 4 You have closed their minds to understanding; therefore you will not let them triumph. ESV 5 He who informs against his friends to get a share of their property-- the eyes of his children will fail. NIV 5 If a man denounces his friends for reward, the eyes of his children will fail. ESV 6 "He has made me a byword of the peoples, and I am one before whom men spit. NIV 6 "God has made me a byword to everyone, a man in whose face people spit. ESV 7 My eye has grown dim from vexation, and all my members are like a shadow. NIV 7 My eyes have grown dim with grief; my whole frame is but a shadow. ESV 8 The upright are appalled at this, and the innocent stirs himself up against the godless. NIV 8 Upright men are appalled at this; the innocent are aroused against the ungodly. ESV 9 Yet the righteous holds to his way, and he who has clean hands grows stronger and stronger. NIV 9 Nevertheless, the righteous will hold to their ways, and those with clean hands will grow stronger. ESV 10 But you, come on again, all of you, and I shall not find a wise man among you. NIV 10 "But come on, all of you, try again! I will not find a wise man among you. ESV 11 My days are past; my plans are broken off, the desires of my heart. NIV 11 My days have passed, my plans are shattered, and so are the desires of my heart. ESV 12 They make night into day: 'The light,' they say, 'is near to the darkness.' NIV 12 These men turn night into day; in the face of darkness they say, 'Light is near.' ESV 13 If I hope for Sheol as my house, if I make my bed in darkness, NIV 13 If the only home I hope for is the grave, if I spread out my bed in darkness, ESV 14 if I say to the pit, 'You are my father,' and to the worm, 'My mother,' or 'My sister,' NIV 14 if I say to corruption, 'You are my father,' and to the worm, 'My mother' or 'My sister,' ESV 15 where then is my hope? Who will see my hope? NIV 15 where then is my hope? Who can see any hope for me? ESV 16 Will it go down to the bars of Sheol? Shall we descend together into the dust?" NIV 16 Will it go down to the gates of death ? Will we descend together into the dust?"