Parallel Bible results for Job 42:1-6

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Job 42:1-6

RSV 1 Then Job answered the LORD: NIV 1 Then Job replied to the LORD: RSV 2 "I know that thou canst do all things, and that no purpose of thine can be thwarted. NIV 2 "I know that you can do all things; no plan of yours can be thwarted. RSV 3 'Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?' Therefore I have uttered what I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did not know. NIV 3 [You asked,] 'Who is this that obscures my counsel without knowledge?' Surely I spoke of things I did not understand, things too wonderful for me to know. RSV 4 'Hear, and I will speak; I will question you, and you declare to me.' NIV 4 ["You said,] 'Listen now, and I will speak; I will question you, and you shall answer me.' RSV 5 I had heard of thee by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees thee; NIV 5 My ears had heard of you but now my eyes have seen you. RSV 6 therefore I despise myself, and repent in dust and ashes." NIV 6 Therefore I despise myself and repent in dust and ashes."