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Job 6

NIV 1 Then Job replied: NIV 1 Then Job replied: NIV 2 "If only my anguish could be weighed and all my misery be placed on the scales! NIV 2 "If only my anguish could be weighed and all my misery be placed on the scales! NIV 3 It would surely outweigh the sand of the seas-- no wonder my words have been impetuous. NIV 3 It would surely outweigh the sand of the seas-- no wonder my words have been impetuous. NIV 4 The arrows of the Almighty are in me, my spirit drinks in their poison; God's terrors are marshaled against me. NIV 4 The arrows of the Almighty are in me, my spirit drinks in their poison; God's terrors are marshaled against me. NIV 5 Does a wild donkey bray when it has grass, or an ox bellow when it has fodder? NIV 5 Does a wild donkey bray when it has grass, or an ox bellow when it has fodder? NIV 6 Is tasteless food eaten without salt, or is there flavor in the white of an egg ? NIV 6 Is tasteless food eaten without salt, or is there flavor in the white of an egg ? NIV 7 I refuse to touch it; such food makes me ill. NIV 7 I refuse to touch it; such food makes me ill. NIV 8 "Oh, that I might have my request, that God would grant what I hope for, NIV 8 "Oh, that I might have my request, that God would grant what I hope for, NIV 9 that God would be willing to crush me, to let loose his hand and cut me off ! NIV 9 that God would be willing to crush me, to let loose his hand and cut me off ! NIV 10 Then I would still have this consolation-- my joy in unrelenting pain-- that I had not denied the words of the Holy One. NIV 10 Then I would still have this consolation-- my joy in unrelenting pain-- that I had not denied the words of the Holy One. NIV 11 "What strength do I have, that I should still hope? What prospects, that I should be patient? NIV 11 "What strength do I have, that I should still hope? What prospects, that I should be patient? NIV 12 Do I have the strength of stone? Is my flesh bronze? NIV 12 Do I have the strength of stone? Is my flesh bronze? NIV 13 Do I have any power to help myself, now that success has been driven from me? NIV 13 Do I have any power to help myself, now that success has been driven from me? NIV 14 "A despairing man should have the devotion of his friends, even though he forsakes the fear of the Almighty. NIV 14 "A despairing man should have the devotion of his friends, even though he forsakes the fear of the Almighty. NIV 15 But my brothers are as undependable as intermittent streams, as the streams that overflow NIV 15 But my brothers are as undependable as intermittent streams, as the streams that overflow NIV 16 when darkened by thawing ice and swollen with melting snow, NIV 16 when darkened by thawing ice and swollen with melting snow, NIV 17 but that cease to flow in the dry season, and in the heat vanish from their channels. NIV 17 but that cease to flow in the dry season, and in the heat vanish from their channels. NIV 18 Caravans turn aside from their routes; they go up into the wasteland and perish. NIV 18 Caravans turn aside from their routes; they go up into the wasteland and perish. NIV 19 The caravans of Tema look for water, the traveling merchants of Sheba look in hope. NIV 19 The caravans of Tema look for water, the traveling merchants of Sheba look in hope. NIV 20 They are distressed, because they had been confident; they arrive there, only to be disappointed. NIV 20 They are distressed, because they had been confident; they arrive there, only to be disappointed. NIV 21 Now you too have proved to be of no help; you see something dreadful and are afraid. NIV 21 Now you too have proved to be of no help; you see something dreadful and are afraid. NIV 22 Have I ever said, 'Give something on my behalf, pay a ransom for me from your wealth, NIV 22 Have I ever said, 'Give something on my behalf, pay a ransom for me from your wealth, NIV 23 deliver me from the hand of the enemy, ransom me from the clutches of the ruthless'? NIV 23 deliver me from the hand of the enemy, ransom me from the clutches of the ruthless'? NIV 24 "Teach me, and I will be quiet; show me where I have been wrong. NIV 24 "Teach me, and I will be quiet; show me where I have been wrong. NIV 25 How painful are honest words! But what do your arguments prove? NIV 25 How painful are honest words! But what do your arguments prove? NIV 26 Do you mean to correct what I say, and treat the words of a despairing man as wind? NIV 26 Do you mean to correct what I say, and treat the words of a despairing man as wind? NIV 27 You would even cast lots for the fatherless and barter away your friend. NIV 27 You would even cast lots for the fatherless and barter away your friend. NIV 28 "But now be so kind as to look at me. Would I lie to your face? NIV 28 "But now be so kind as to look at me. Would I lie to your face? NIV 29 Relent, do not be unjust; reconsider, for my integrity is at stake. NIV 29 Relent, do not be unjust; reconsider, for my integrity is at stake. NIV 30 Is there any wickedness on my lips? Can my mouth not discern malice? NIV 30 Is there any wickedness on my lips? Can my mouth not discern malice?