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Job 23

NIV 1 Then Job replied: NIV 1 Then Job replied: NIV 2 "Even today my complaint is bitter; his hand is heavy in spite of my groaning. NIV 2 "Even today my complaint is bitter; his hand is heavy in spite of my groaning. NIV 3 If only I knew where to find him; if only I could go to his dwelling! NIV 3 If only I knew where to find him; if only I could go to his dwelling! NIV 4 I would state my case before him and fill my mouth with arguments.#cr NIV 4 I would state my case before him and fill my mouth with arguments.#cr NIV 5 I would find out what he would answer me, and consider what he would say. NIV 5 I would find out what he would answer me, and consider what he would say. NIV 6 Would he oppose me with great power? No, he would not press charges against me. NIV 6 Would he oppose me with great power? No, he would not press charges against me. NIV 7 There an upright man could present his case before him, and I would be delivered forever from my judge. NIV 7 There an upright man could present his case before him, and I would be delivered forever from my judge. NIV 8 "But if I go to the east, he is not there; if I go to the west, I do not find him. NIV 8 "But if I go to the east, he is not there; if I go to the west, I do not find him. NIV 9 When he is at work in the north, I do not see him; when he turns to the south, I catch no glimpse of him. NIV 9 When he is at work in the north, I do not see him; when he turns to the south, I catch no glimpse of him. NIV 10 But he knows the way that I take; when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold. NIV 10 But he knows the way that I take; when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold. NIV 11 My feet have closely followed his steps; I have kept to his way without turning aside. NIV 11 My feet have closely followed his steps; I have kept to his way without turning aside. NIV 12 I have not departed from the commands of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my daily bread. NIV 12 I have not departed from the commands of his lips; I have treasured the words of his mouth more than my daily bread. NIV 13 "But he stands alone, and who can oppose him? He does whatever he pleases. NIV 13 "But he stands alone, and who can oppose him? He does whatever he pleases. NIV 14 He carries out his decree against me, and many such plans he still has in store. NIV 14 He carries out his decree against me, and many such plans he still has in store. NIV 15 That is why I am terrified before him; when I think of all this, I fear him. NIV 15 That is why I am terrified before him; when I think of all this, I fear him. NIV 16 God has made my heart faint; the Almighty has terrified me. NIV 16 God has made my heart faint; the Almighty has terrified me. NIV 17 Yet I am not silenced by the darkness, by the thick darkness that covers my face. NIV 17 Yet I am not silenced by the darkness, by the thick darkness that covers my face.