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Job 17

NIV 1 My spirit is broken, my days are cut short, the grave awaits me. NIV 1 My spirit is broken, my days are cut short, the grave awaits me. NIV 2 Surely mockers surround me; my eyes must dwell on their hostility. NIV 2 Surely mockers surround me; my eyes must dwell on their hostility. NIV 3 "Give me, O God, the pledge you demand. Who else will put up security for me? NIV 3 "Give me, O God, the pledge you demand. Who else will put up security for me? NIV 4 You have closed their minds 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. NIV 5 If a man denounces his friends for reward, the eyes of his children will fail. NIV 5 If a man denounces his friends for reward, the eyes of his children will fail. NIV 6 "God has made me a byword to everyone, a man in whose face people spit. NIV 6 "God has made me a byword to everyone, a man in whose face people spit. NIV 7 My eyes have grown dim with grief; my whole frame is but a shadow. NIV 7 My eyes have grown dim with grief; my whole frame is but a shadow. NIV 8 Upright men are appalled at this; the innocent are aroused against the ungodly. NIV 8 Upright men are appalled at this; the innocent are aroused against the ungodly. NIV 9 Nevertheless, the righteous will hold to their ways, and those with clean hands will grow stronger. NIV 9 Nevertheless, the righteous will hold to their ways, and those with clean hands will grow stronger. NIV 10 "But come on, all of you, try again! I will 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. NIV 11 My days have passed, my plans are shattered, and so are the desires of my heart. NIV 11 My days have passed, my plans are shattered, and so are the desires of my heart. NIV 12 These men turn night into day; in the face of darkness they say, 'Light is near.' NIV 12 These men turn night into day; in the face of darkness they say, 'Light is near.' NIV 13 If the only home I hope for is the grave, if I spread out my bed in darkness, NIV 13 If the only home I hope for is the grave, if I spread out my bed in darkness, NIV 14 if I say to corruption, '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,' NIV 15 where then is my hope? Who can see any hope for me? NIV 15 where then is my hope? Who can see any hope for me? NIV 16 Will it go down to the gates of death ? Will we descend together into the dust?" NIV 16 Will it go down to the gates of death ? Will we descend together into the dust?"