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Job 14 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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“Man who is born of a woman
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He comes out like a flower and withers;
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And do you open your eyes on such a one
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Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean?
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Since his days are determined,
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look away from him and leave him alone,[fn]
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“For there is hope for a tree,
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Though its root grow old in the earth,
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But a man dies and is laid low;
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As waters fail from a lake
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so a man lies down and rises not again;
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Oh that you would hide me in Sheol,
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If a man dies, shall he live again?
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You would call, and I would answer you;
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For then you would number my steps;
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my transgression would be sealed up in a bag,
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“But the mountain falls and crumbles away,
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the waters wear away the stones;
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You prevail forever against him, and he passes;
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His sons come to honor, and he does not know it;
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He feels only the pain of his own body,
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Probable reading; Hebrew look away from him, that he may cease
Or relief

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