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Job 17

Job 17:1  
My breath is corrupt, my days are extinct, the graves are ready for me.

Job 17:2  
Are there not mockers with me? and doth not mine eye continue in their provocation?

Job 17:3  
Lay down now, put me in a surety with thee; who is he that will strike hands with me?

Job 17:4
For thou hast hid their heart from understanding: therefore shalt thou not exalt them.

Job 17:5  
He that speaketh flattery to his friends, even the eyes of his children shall fail.

Job 17:6  
He hath made me also a byword of the people; and aforetime I was as a tabret.

Job 17:7  
Mine eye also is dim by reason of sorrow, and all my members are as a shadow.

Job 17:8
Upright men shall be astonied at this, and the innocent shall stir up himself against the hypocrite.

Job 17:9  
The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

Job 17:10  
But as for you all, do ye return, and come now: for I cannot find one wise man among you.

Job 17:11  
My days are past, my purposes are broken off, even the thoughts of my heart.

Job 17:12  
They change the night into day: the light is short because of darkness.

Job 17:13  
If I wait, the grave is mine house: I have made my bed in the darkness.

Job 17:14  
I have said to corruption, Thou art my father: to the worm, Thou art my mother, and my sister.

Job 17:15  
And where is now my hope? as for my hope, who shall see it?

Job 17:16  
They shall go down to the bars of the pit, when our rest together is in the dust.


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