Parallel Bible results for Job 9

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Job 9

NAS 1 Then Job answered, NIV 1 Then Job replied: NAS 2 "In truth I know that this is so; But how can a man be in the right before God? NIV 2 “Indeed, I know that this is true. But how can mere mortals prove their innocence before God? NAS 3 "If one wished to dispute with Him, He could not answer Him once in a thousand times. NIV 3 Though they wished to dispute with him, they could not answer him one time out of a thousand. NAS 4 "Wise in heart and mighty in strength, Who has defied Him without harm? NIV 4 His wisdom is profound, his power is vast. Who has resisted him and come out unscathed? NAS 5 "It is God who removes the mountains, they know not how, When He overturns them in His anger; NIV 5 He moves mountains without their knowing it and overturns them in his anger. NAS 6 Who shakes the earth out of its place, And its pillars tremble; NIV 6 He shakes the earth from its place and makes its pillars tremble. NAS 7 Who commands the sun not to shine, And sets a seal upon the stars; NIV 7 He speaks to the sun and it does not shine; he seals off the light of the stars. NAS 8 Who alone stretches out the heavens And tramples down the waves of the sea; NIV 8 He alone stretches out the heavens and treads on the waves of the sea. NAS 9 Who makes the Bear, Orion and the Pleiades, And the chambers of the south; NIV 9 He is the Maker of the Bear and Orion, the Pleiades and the constellations of the south. NAS 10 Who does great things, unfathomable , And wondrous works without number. NIV 10 He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted. NAS 11 "Were He to pass by me, I would not see Him; Were He to move past me, I would not perceive Him. NIV 11 When he passes me, I cannot see him; when he goes by, I cannot perceive him. NAS 12 "Were He to snatch away, who could restrain Him? Who could say to Him, 'What are You doing?' NIV 12 If he snatches away, who can stop him? Who can say to him, ‘What are you doing?’ NAS 13 "God will not turn back His anger; Beneath Him crouch the helpers of Rahab. NIV 13 God does not restrain his anger; even the cohorts of Rahab cowered at his feet. NAS 14 "How then can I answer Him, And choose my words before Him? NIV 14 “How then can I dispute with him? How can I find words to argue with him? NAS 15 "For though I were right, I could not answer; I would have to implore the mercy of my judge. NIV 15 Though I were innocent, I could not answer him; I could only plead with my Judge for mercy. NAS 16 "If I called and He answered me, I could not believe that He was listening to my voice. NIV 16 Even if I summoned him and he responded, I do not believe he would give me a hearing. NAS 17 "For He bruises me with a tempest And multiplies my wounds without cause. NIV 17 He would crush me with a storm and multiply my wounds for no reason. NAS 18 "He will not allow me to get my breath, But saturates me with bitterness. NIV 18 He would not let me catch my breath but would overwhelm me with misery. NAS 19 "If it is a matter of power, behold, He is the strong one! And if it is a matter of justice, who can summon Him? NIV 19 If it is a matter of strength, he is mighty! And if it is a matter of justice, who can challenge him ? NAS 20 "Though I am righteous, my mouth will condemn me; Though I am guiltless, He will declare me guilty. NIV 20 Even if I were innocent, my mouth would condemn me; if I were blameless, it would pronounce me guilty. NAS 21 "I am guiltless; I do not take notice of myself; I despise my life. NIV 21 “Although I am blameless, I have no concern for myself; I despise my own life. NAS 22 "It is all one; therefore I say, 'He destroys the guiltless and the wicked.' NIV 22 It is all the same; that is why I say, ‘He destroys both the blameless and the wicked.’ NAS 23 "If the scourge kills suddenly, He mocks the despair of the innocent. NIV 23 When a scourge brings sudden death, he mocks the despair of the innocent. NAS 24 "The earth is given into the hand of the wicked; He covers the faces of its judges. If it is not He, then who is it? NIV 24 When a land falls into the hands of the wicked, he blindfolds its judges. If it is not he, then who is it? NAS 25 "Now my days are swifter than a runner; They flee away, they see no good. NIV 25 “My days are swifter than a runner; they fly away without a glimpse of joy. NAS 26 "They slip by like reed boats, Like an eagle that swoops on its prey. NIV 26 They skim past like boats of papyrus, like eagles swooping down on their prey. NAS 27 "Though I say, 'I will forget my complaint, I will leave off my sad countenance and be cheerful,' NIV 27 If I say, ‘I will forget my complaint, I will change my expression, and smile,’ NAS 28 I am afraid of all my pains, I know that You will not acquit me. NIV 28 I still dread all my sufferings, for I know you will not hold me innocent. NAS 29 "I am accounted wicked, Why then should I toil in vain? NIV 29 Since I am already found guilty, why should I struggle in vain? NAS 30 "If I should wash myself with snow And cleanse my hands with lye, NIV 30 Even if I washed myself with soap and my hands with cleansing powder, NAS 31 Yet You would plunge me into the pit, And my own clothes would abhor me. NIV 31 you would plunge me into a slime pit so that even my clothes would detest me. NAS 32 "For He is not a man as I am that I may answer Him, That we may go to court together. NIV 32 “He is not a mere mortal like me that I might answer him, that we might confront each other in court. NAS 33 "There is no umpire between us, Who may lay his hand upon us both. NIV 33 If only there were someone to mediate between us, someone to bring us together, NAS 34 "Let Him remove His rod from me, And let not dread of Him terrify me. NIV 34 someone to remove God’s rod from me, so that his terror would frighten me no more. NAS 35 "Then I would speak and not fear Him; But I am not like that in myself. NIV 35 Then I would speak up without fear of him, but as it now stands with me, I cannot.

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