Parallel Bible results for Job 9:28-35

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Job 9:28-35

RSV 28 I become afraid of all my suffering, for I know thou wilt not hold me innocent. NIV 28 I still dread all my sufferings, for I know you will not hold me innocent. RSV 29 I shall be condemned; why then do I labor in vain? NIV 29 Since I am already found guilty, why should I struggle in vain? RSV 30 If I wash myself with snow, and cleanse my hands with lye, NIV 30 Even if I washed myself with soap and my hands with washing soda, RSV 31 yet thou wilt plunge me into a pit, and my own clothes will abhor me. NIV 31 you would plunge me into a slime pit so that even my clothes would detest me. RSV 32 For he is not a man, as I am, that I might answer him, that we should come to trial together. NIV 32 "He is not a man like me that I might answer him, that we might confront each other in court. RSV 33 There is no umpire between us, who might lay his hand upon us both. NIV 33 If only there were someone to arbitrate between us, to lay his hand upon us both, RSV 34 Let him take his rod away from me, and let not dread of him terrify me. NIV 34 someone to remove God's rod from me, so that his terror would frighten me no more. RSV 35 Then I would speak without fear of him, for I am not so in myself. NIV 35 Then I would speak up without fear of him, but as it now stands with me, I cannot.