Job 33:6-18 NIV

6 I am just like you before God;1 I too have been taken from clay.2

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7 No fear of me should alarm you, nor should my hand be heavy upon you.3

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8 "But you have said in my hearing-- I heard the very words--
9 'I am pure4 and without sin;5 I am clean and free from guilt.6

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10 Yet God has found fault with me; he considers me his enemy.7

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11 He fastens my feet in shackles;8 he keeps close watch on all my paths.'9

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12 "But I tell you, in this you are not right, for God is greater than man.10

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13 Why do you complain to him11 that he answers none of man's wordsa ?12

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    • a 33:13 - Or "that he does not answer for any of his actions"
      14 For God does speak13--now one way, now another14-- though man may not perceive it.15

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      15 In a dream,16 in a vision17 of the night,18 when deep sleep19 falls on men as they slumber in their beds,

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      16 he may speak20 in their ears and terrify them21 with warnings,22

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      17 to turn man from wrongdoing and keep him from pride,23

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      18 to preserve his soul from the pit,b24 his life from perishing by the sword.c25

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        • b 33:18 - Or "preserve him from the grave"
        • c 33:18 - Or "from crossing the River"