Job 17:7-16 NIV

7 My eyes have grown dim with grief;1 my whole frame is but a shadow.2

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8 Upright men are appalled at this; the innocent are aroused3 against the ungodly.

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9 Nevertheless, the righteous4 will hold to their ways, and those with clean hands5 will grow stronger.6

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10 "But come on, all of you, try again! I will not find a wise man among you.7

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11 My days have passed,8 my plans are shattered, and so are the desires of my heart.9

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12 These men turn night into day;10 in the face of darkness they say, 'Light is near.'11

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13 If the only home I hope for is the grave,a12 if I spread out my bed13 in darkness,14

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14 if I say to corruption,15 'You are my father,' and to the worm,16 'My mother' or 'My sister,'

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15 where then is my hope?17 Who can see any hope for me?18

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16 Will it go down to the gates of deathb ?19 Will we descend together into the dust?"20

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