Parallel Bible results for Job 6

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Job 6

NAS 1 Then Job answered, NIV 1 Then Job replied: NAS 2 "Oh that my grief were actually weighed And laid in the balances together with my calamity! NIV 2 “If only my anguish could be weighed and all my misery be placed on the scales! NAS 3 "For then it would be heavier than the sand of the seas; Therefore my words have been rash. NIV 3 It would surely outweigh the sand of the seas— no wonder my words have been impetuous. NAS 4 "For the arrows of the Almighty are within me, Their poison my spirit drinks; The terrors of God are arrayed against me. NIV 4 The arrows of the Almighty are in me, my spirit drinks in their poison; God’s terrors are marshaled against me. NAS 5 "Does the wild donkey bray over his grass, Or does the ox low over his fodder? NIV 5 Does a wild donkey bray when it has grass, or an ox bellow when it has fodder? NAS 6 "Can something tasteless be eaten without salt, Or is there any taste in the white of an egg? NIV 6 Is tasteless food eaten without salt, or is there flavor in the sap of the mallow ? NAS 7 "My soul refuses to touch them; They are like loathsome food to me. NIV 7 I refuse to touch it; such food makes me ill. NAS 8 "Oh that my request might come to pass, And that God would grant my longing! NIV 8 “Oh, that I might have my request, that God would grant what I hope for, NAS 9 "Would that God were willing to crush me, That He would loose His hand and cut me off! NIV 9 that God would be willing to crush me, to let loose his hand and cut off my life! NAS 10 "But it is still my consolation, And I rejoice in unsparing pain, That I have not denied the words of the Holy One. NIV 10 Then I would still have this consolation— my joy in unrelenting pain— that I had not denied the words of the Holy One. NAS 11 "What is my strength, that I should wait? And what is my end, that I should endure ? NIV 11 “What strength do I have, that I should still hope? What prospects, that I should be patient? NAS 12 "Is my strength the strength of stones, Or is my flesh bronze? NIV 12 Do I have the strength of stone? Is my flesh bronze? NAS 13 "Is it that my help is not within me, And that deliverance is driven from me? NIV 13 Do I have any power to help myself, now that success has been driven from me? NAS 14 "For the despairing man there should be kindness from his friend; So that he does not forsake the fear of the Almighty. NIV 14 “Anyone who withholds kindness from a friend forsakes the fear of the Almighty. NAS 15 "My brothers have acted deceitfully like a wadi, Like the torrents of wadis which vanish, NIV 15 But my brothers are as undependable as intermittent streams, as the streams that overflow NAS 16 Which are turbid because of ice And into which the snow melts. NIV 16 when darkened by thawing ice and swollen with melting snow, NAS 17 "When they become waterless, they are silent, When it is hot, they vanish from their place. NIV 17 but that stop flowing in the dry season, and in the heat vanish from their channels. NAS 18 "The paths of their course wind along, They go up into nothing and perish. NIV 18 Caravans turn aside from their routes; they go off into the wasteland and perish. NAS 19 "The caravans of Tema looked, The travelers of Sheba hoped for them. NIV 19 The caravans of Tema look for water, the traveling merchants of Sheba look in hope. NAS 20 "They were disappointed for they had trusted, They came there and were confounded. NIV 20 They are distressed, because they had been confident; they arrive there, only to be disappointed. NAS 21 "Indeed, you have now become such, You see a terror and are afraid. NIV 21 Now you too have proved to be of no help; you see something dreadful and are afraid. NAS 22 "Have I said, 'Give me something,' Or, 'Offer a bribe for me from your wealth,' NIV 22 Have I ever said, ‘Give something on my behalf, pay a ransom for me from your wealth, NAS 23 Or, 'Deliver me from the hand of the adversary,' Or, 'Redeem me from the hand of the tyrants '? NIV 23 deliver me from the hand of the enemy, rescue me from the clutches of the ruthless’? NAS 24 "Teach me, and I will be silent; And show me how I have erred. NIV 24 “Teach me, and I will be quiet; show me where I have been wrong. NAS 25 "How painful are honest words! But what does your argument prove? NIV 25 How painful are honest words! But what do your arguments prove? NAS 26 "Do you intend to reprove my words, When the words of one in despair belong to the wind? NIV 26 Do you mean to correct what I say, and treat my desperate words as wind? NAS 27 "You would even cast lots for the orphans And barter over your friend. NIV 27 You would even cast lots for the fatherless and barter away your friend. NAS 28 "Now please look at me, And see if I lie to your face. NIV 28 “But now be so kind as to look at me. Would I lie to your face? NAS 29 "Desist now, let there be no injustice; Even desist, my righteousness is yet in it. NIV 29 Relent, do not be unjust; reconsider, for my integrity is at stake. NAS 30 "Is there injustice on my tongue? Cannot my palate discern calamities? NIV 30 Is there any wickedness on my lips? Can my mouth not discern malice?

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