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Job 23 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:1 - Then Job answered and said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:2 - Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:3 - Oh that I knew where I might find him! that I might come even to his seat!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:4 - I would order my cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:5 - I would know the words which he would answer me, and understand what he would say unto me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:6 - Will he plead against me with his great power? No; but he would put strength in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:7 - There the righteous might dispute with him; so should I be delivered for ever from my judge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:8 - Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:9 - On the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him: he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:10 - But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:11 - My foot hath held his steps, his way have I kept, and not declined.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:12 - Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:13 - But he is in one mind, and who can turn him? and what his soul desireth, even that he doeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:14 - For he performeth the thing that is appointed for me: and many such things are with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:15 - Therefore am I troubled at his presence: when I consider, I am afraid of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:16 - For God maketh my heart soft, and the Almighty troubleth me:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:17 - Because I was not cut off before the darkness, neither hath he covered the darkness from my face.

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown.

For more information on this translation, see the KJV Preface.


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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