Parallel Bible results for Job 9:25-35

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Job 9:25-35

NIV 25 “My days are swifter than a runner; they fly away without a glimpse of joy. NIV 25 “My days are swifter than a runner; they fly away without a glimpse of joy. NIV 26 They skim past like boats of papyrus, like eagles swooping down on their prey. NIV 26 They skim past like boats of papyrus, like eagles swooping down on their prey. NIV 27 If I say, ‘I will forget my complaint, I will change my expression, and smile,’ NIV 27 If I say, ‘I will forget my complaint, I will change my expression, and smile,’ NIV 28 I still dread all my sufferings, for I know you will not hold me innocent. NIV 28 I still dread all my sufferings, for I know you will not hold me innocent. NIV 29 Since I am already found guilty, why should I struggle in vain? NIV 29 Since I am already found guilty, why should I struggle in vain? NIV 30 Even if I washed myself with soap and my hands with cleansing powder, NIV 30 Even if I washed myself with soap and my hands with cleansing powder, NIV 31 you would plunge me into a slime pit so that even my clothes would detest me. NIV 31 you would plunge me into a slime pit so that even my clothes would detest me. NIV 32 “He is not a mere mortal like me that I might answer him, that we might confront each other in court. NIV 32 “He is not a mere mortal like me that I might answer him, that we might confront each other in court. NIV 33 If only there were someone to mediate between us, someone to bring us together, NIV 33 If only there were someone to mediate between us, someone to bring us together, NIV 34 someone to remove God’s rod from me, so that his terror would frighten me no more. NIV 34 someone to remove God’s rod from me, so that his terror would frighten me no more. NIV 35 Then I would speak up without fear of him, but as it now stands with me, I cannot. NIV 35 Then I would speak up without fear of him, but as it now stands with me, I cannot.