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Job 17 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:1 - "My spirit is consumed, my days are extinct, And the grave is ready for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:2 - Surely there are mockers with me, My eye dwells on their provocation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:3 - "Now give a pledge, be collateral for me with yourself. Who is there who will strike hands with me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:4 - For you have hidden their heart from understanding, Therefore shall you not exalt them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:5 - He who denounces his friends for a prey, Even the eyes of his children shall fail.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:6 - "But he has made me a byword of the people. They spit in my face.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:7 - My eye also is dim by reason of sorrow. All my members are as a shadow.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:8 - Upright men shall be astonished at this. The innocent shall stir up himself against the godless.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:9 - Yet shall the righteous hold on his way. He who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:10 - But as for you all, come on now again; I shall not find a wise man among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:11 - My days are past, my plans are broken off, As are the thoughts of my heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:12 - They change the night into day, Saying 'The light is near' in the presence of darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:13 - If I look for She'ol as my house, If I have spread my couch in the darkness,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:14 - If I have said to corruption, 'You are my father;' To the worm, 'My mother,' and 'my sister;'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:15 - Where then is my hope? As for my hope, who shall see it?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:16 - Shall it go down with me to the gates of She'ol, Or descend together into the dust?"

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.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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