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Job 9 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:1 - Then Job answered and said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:2 - I know it is so of a truth: but how should man be just with God?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:3 - If he will contend with him, he cannot answer him one of a thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:4 - He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: who hath hardened himself against him, and hath prospered?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:5 - Which removeth the mountains, and they know not: which overturneth them in his anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:6 - Which shaketh the earth out of her place, and the pillars thereof tremble.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:7 - Which commandeth the sun, and it riseth not; and sealeth up the stars.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:8 - Which alone spreadeth out the heavens, and treadeth upon the waves of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:9 - Which maketh Arcturus, Orion, and Pleiades, and the chambers of the south.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:10 - Which doeth great things past finding out; yea, and wonders without number.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:11 - Lo, he goeth by me, and I see him not: he passeth on also, but I perceive him not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:12 - Behold, he taketh away, who can hinder him? who will say unto him, What doest thou?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:13 - If God will not withdraw his anger, the proud helpers do stoop under him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:14 - How much less shall I answer him, and choose out my words to reason with him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:15 - Whom, though I were righteous, yet would I not answer, but I would make supplication to my judge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:16 - If I had called, and he had answered me; yet would I not believe that he had hearkened unto my voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:17 - For he breaketh me with a tempest, and multiplieth my wounds without cause.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:18 - He will not suffer me to take my breath, but filleth me with bitterness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:19 - If I speak of strength, lo, he is strong: and if of judgment, who shall set me a time to plead?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:20 - If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:21 - Though I were perfect, yet would I not know my soul: I would despise my life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:22 - This is one thing, therefore I said it, He destroyeth the perfect and the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:23 - If the scourge slay suddenly, he will laugh at the trial of the innocent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:24 - The earth is given into the hand of the wicked: he covereth the faces of the judges thereof; if not, where, and who is he?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:25 - Now my days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:26 - They are passed away as the swift ships: as the eagle that hasteth to the prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:27 - If I say, I will forget my complaint, I will leave off my heaviness, and comfort myself:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:28 - I am afraid of all my sorrows, I know that thou wilt not hold me innocent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:29 - If I be wicked, why then labour I in vain?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:30 - If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands never so clean;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:31 - Yet shalt thou plunge me in the ditch, and mine own clothes shall abhor me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:32 - For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together in judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:33 - Neither is there any daysman betwixt us, that might lay his hand upon us both.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:34 - Let him take his rod away from me, and let not his fear terrify me:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:35 - Then would I speak, and not fear him; but it is not so with me.

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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