Job 6:15-20 NIV

15 But my brothers are as undependable as intermittent streams,1 as the streams that overflow

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16 when darkened by thawing ice and swollen with melting snow,2

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17 but that cease to flow in the dry season, and in the heat3 vanish from their channels.

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18 Caravans turn aside from their routes; they go up into the wasteland and perish.
19 The caravans of Tema4 look for water, the traveling merchants of Sheba5 look in hope.

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20 They are distressed, because they had been confident; they arrive there, only to be disappointed.6

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