Job 14:7-15 NIV

7 "At least there is hope for a tree:1 If it is cut down, it will sprout again, and its new shoots2 will not fail.3

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8 Its roots may grow old in the ground and its stump4 die in the soil,

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9 yet at the scent of water5 it will bud and put forth shoots like a plant.6

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10 But man dies and is laid low;7 he breathes his last and is no more.8

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      11 As water disappears from the sea or a riverbed becomes parched and dry,9

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      12 so man lies down and does not rise;10 till the heavens are no more,11 men will not awake or be roused from their sleep.12

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      13 "If only you would hide me in the gravea13 and conceal me till your anger has passed!14 If only you would set me a time and then remember15 me!16

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        • b 14:13 - Hebrew "Sheol"
          14 If a man dies, will he live again? All the days of my hard service17 I will wait for my renewalb18 to come.

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              15 You will call and I will answer you;19 you will long for the creature your hands have made.20

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