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Job 13

Job 13:1
“Behold, my eye has seen all this. My ear has heard and understood it.

Job 13:2  
What you know, I know also. I am not inferior to you.

Job 13:3  
“Surely I would speak to the Almighty. I desire to reason with God.

Job 13:4  
But you are forgers of lies. You are all physicians of no value.

Job 13:5  
Oh that you would be completely silent! Then you would be wise.

Job 13:6  
Hear now my reasoning. Listen to the pleadings of my lips.

Job 13:7  
Will you speak unrighteously for God, and talk deceitfully for him?

Job 13:8  
Will you show partiality to him? Will you contend for God?

Job 13:9  
Is it good that he should search you out? Or as one deceives a man, will you deceive him?

Job 13:10  
He will surely reprove you if you secretly show partiality.

Job 13:11  
Won’t his majesty make you afraid and his dread fall on you?

Job 13:12
Your memorable sayings are proverbs of ashes. Your defenses are defenses of clay.

Job 13:13  
“Be silent! Leave me alone, that I may speak. Let come on me what will.

Job 13:14  
Why should I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in my hand?

Job 13:15  
Behold, he will kill me. I have no hope. Nevertheless, I will maintain my ways before him.

Job 13:16  
This also will be my salvation, that a godless man will not come before him.

Job 13:17
Listen carefully to my speech. Let my declaration be in your ears.

Job 13:18  
See now, I have set my cause in order. I know that I am righteous.

Job 13:19  
Who is he who will contend with me? For then would I hold my peace and give up the spirit.

Job 13:20  
“Only don’t do two things to me, then I will not hide myself from your face:

Job 13:21  
withdraw your hand far from me, and don’t let your terror make me afraid.

Job 13:22  
Then call, and I will answer, or let me speak, and you answer me.

Job 13:23  
How many are my iniquities and sins? Make me know my disobedience and my sin.

Job 13:24  
Why do you hide your face, and consider me your enemy?

Job 13:25  
Will you harass a driven leaf? Will you pursue the dry stubble?

Job 13:26  
For you write bitter things against me, and make me inherit the iniquities of my youth.

Job 13:27  
You also put my feet in the stocks, and mark all my paths. You set a bound to the soles of my feet,

Job 13:28  
though I am decaying like a rotten thing, like a garment that is moth-eaten.


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