Job 16:17-22 NIV

17 yet my hands have been free of violence1 and my prayer is pure.2

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18 "O earth, do not cover my blood;3 may my cry4 never be laid to rest!5

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19 Even now my witness6 is in heaven;7 my advocate is on high.8

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20 My intercessor9 is my frienda10 as my eyes pour out11 tears12 to God;

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    • a 16:20 - Or "My friends treat me with scorn"
      21 on behalf of a man he pleads13 with God as a man pleads for his friend.

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      22 "Only a few years will pass before I go on the journey of no return.14

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