16 I summon my servant, but he does not answer, though I beg him with my own mouth.

Read Job 19:16 Using Other Translations

I called my servant, and he gave me no answer; I intreated him with my mouth.
I call to my servant, but he gives me no answer; I must plead with him with my mouth for mercy.
When I call my servant, he doesn’t come; I have to plead with him!