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Job 16 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:1 - Then Iyov answered,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:2 - "I have heard many such things. Miserable comforters are you all!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:3 - Shall vain words have an end? Or what provokes you that you answer?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:4 - I also could speak as you do. If your soul were in my soul's place, I could join words together against you, And shake my head at you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:5 - But I would strengthen you with my mouth. The solace of my lips would relieve you.

Job Says God Shattered Him

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:6 - "Though I speak, my grief is not subsided. Though I forbear, what am I eased?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:7 - But now, God, you have surely worn me out. You have made desolate all my company.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:8 - You have shriveled me up. This is a witness against me. My leanness rises up against me, It testifies to my face.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:9 - He has torn me in his wrath, and persecuted me; He has gnashed on me with his teeth: My adversary sharpens his eyes on me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:10 - They have gaped on me with their mouth; They have struck me on the cheek reproachfully. They gather themselves together against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:11 - God delivers me to the ungodly, And casts me into the hands of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:12 - I was at ease, and he broke me apart. Yes, he has taken me by the neck, and dashed me to pieces. He has also set me up for his target.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:13 - His archers surround me. He splits my kidneys apart, and does not spare. He pours out my gall on the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:14 - He breaks me with breach on breach. He runs on me like a Rafa.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:15 - I have sewed sackcloth on my skin, And have thrust my horn in the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:16 - My face is red with weeping. Deep darkness is on my eyelids.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:17 - Although there is no violence in my hands, And my prayer is pure.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:18 - "Eretz, don't cover my blood, Let my cry have no place to rest.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:19 - Even now, behold, my witness is in heaven. He who vouches for me is on high.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:20 - My friends scoff at me. My eyes pour out tears to God,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:21 - That he would maintain the right of a man with God, Of a son of man with his neighbor!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:22 - For when a few years are come, I shall go the way from whence I shall not return.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

New American Standard Bible
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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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