Job 16:5

5 I would encourage you with my mouth, and the consolation from my lips would bring relief.[a]

Job 16:5 In-Context

3 Is there [no] end to your empty words? What provokes you that you continue testifying?
4 If you were in my place I could also talk like you. I could string words together against you and shake my head at you, [but I wouldn't].
5 I would encourage you with my mouth, and the consolation from my lips would bring relief.
6 Even if I speak, my suffering is not relieved, and if I hold back, what have I lost?
7 Surely He has now exhausted me. You have devastated my entire family.

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Jb 4:4; Dt 3:28; Isa 35:3
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