Click to Change

Return to Top

Return to Top

Printer Icon


Copy Options
Format by: Verse Paragraph
Red Letter
Audio Bibles
The Blue Letter Bible

Job 10 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Audio Bibles

Job Despairs of God's Dealings

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:1 - [fn]I loathe my own life;
I will give full vent to my complaint;
I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:2 - “I will say to God, ‘Do not condemn me;
Let me know why You contend with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:3 - ‘Is it [fn]right for You indeed to oppress,
To reject the labor of Your hands,
And [fn]to look favorably on the schemes of the wicked?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:4 - ‘Have You eyes of flesh?
Or do You see as a man sees?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:5 - ‘Are Your days as the days of a mortal,
Or Your years as man’s years,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:6 - That You should seek for my guilt
And search after my sin?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:7 - ‘According to Your knowledge I am indeed not guilty,
Yet there is no deliverance from Your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:8 - ‘Your hands fashioned and made me [fn]altogether,
And would You destroy me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:9 - ‘Remember now, that You have made me as clay;
And would You turn me into dust again?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:10 - ‘Did You not pour me out like milk
And curdle me like cheese;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:11 - Clothe me with skin and flesh,
And knit me together with bones and sinews?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:12 - ‘You have granted me life and lovingkindness;
And Your care has preserved my spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:13 - ‘Yet these things You have concealed in Your heart;
I know that this is within You:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:14 - If I sin, then You would take note of me,
And would not acquit me of my guilt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:15 - ‘If I am wicked, woe to me!
And if I am righteous, I dare not lift up my head.
I am sated with disgrace and [fn]conscious of my misery.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:16 - ‘Should my head be lifted up, You would hunt me like a lion;
And again You would show Your power against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:17 - ‘You renew Your witnesses against me
And increase Your anger toward me;
[fn]Hardship after hardship is with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:18 - ‘Why then have You brought me out of the womb?
Would that I had died and no eye had seen me!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:19 - ‘I should have been as though I had not been,
Carried from womb to tomb.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:20 - “Would He not let my few days alone?
[fn]Withdraw from me that I may have a little cheer
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:21 - Before I go—and I shall not return
To the land of darkness and deep shadow,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:22 - The land of utter gloom as darkness itself,
Of deep shadow without order,
And which shines as the darkness.”
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: My soul loathes
Literally: good
Literally: You shine forth
Literally: together round about
Literally: see
Literally: Changes and warfare are with me
Literally: Put

New American Standard Bible 1995
Copyright (c) 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995
by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
All rights reserved

The "NASB," "NAS," "New American Standard Bible," and "New American Standard" trademarks are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by The Lockman Foundation. Use of these trademarks requires the permission of The Lockman Foundation.

For Permission To Quote visit

For more information on this translation, see the NASB95 Preface.

BLB Searches
Search the Bible

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval

Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan