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Job 14

Job 14:1  
Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble.

Job 14:2  
He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.

Job 14:3  
And dost thou open thine eyes upon such an one, and bringest me into judgment with thee?

Job 14:4  
Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? not one.

Job 14:5  
Seeing his days are determined, the number of his months are with thee, thou hast appointed his bounds that he cannot pass;

Job 14:6  
Turn from him, that he may rest, till he shall accomplish, as an hireling, his day.

Job 14:7  
For there is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease.

Job 14:8  
Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground;

Job 14:9  
Yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.

Job 14:10  
But man dieth, and wasteth away: yea, man giveth up the ghost, and where is he?

Job 14:11  
As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up:

Job 14:12  
So man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.

Job 14:13  
O that thou wouldest hide me in the grave, that thou wouldest keep me secret, until thy wrath be past, that thou wouldest appoint me a set time, and remember me!

Job 14:14  
If a man die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.

Job 14:15  
Thou shalt call, and I will answer thee: thou wilt have a desire to the work of thine hands.

Job 14:16  
For now thou numberest my steps: dost thou not watch over my sin?

Job 14:17  
My transgression is sealed up in a bag, and thou sewest up mine iniquity.

Job 14:18
And surely the mountain falling cometh to nought, and the rock is removed out of his place.

Job 14:19
The waters wear the stones: thou washest away the things which grow out of the dust of the earth; and thou destroyest the hope of man.

Job 14:20
Thou prevailest for ever against him, and he passeth: thou changest his countenance, and sendest him away.

Job 14:21  
His sons come to honour, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.

Job 14:22  
But his flesh upon him shall have pain, and his soul within him shall mourn.


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