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Job 19 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Job Feels Insulted

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:1 - Then Job [fn]responded,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:2 - “How long will you torment [fn]me
And crush me with words?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:3 - “These ten times you have insulted me;
You are not ashamed to wrong me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:4 - “Even if I have truly erred,
My error lodges with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:5 - “If indeed you vaunt yourselves against me
And prove my disgrace to me,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:6 - Know then that God has wronged me
And has closed His net around me.

Everything Is against Him

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:7 - “Behold, I cry, ‘Violence!’ but I get no answer;
I shout for help, but there is no justice.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:8 - “He has walled up my way so that I cannot pass,
And He has put darkness on my paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:9 - “He has stripped my honor from me
And removed the crown from my head.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:10 - “He breaks me down on every side, and I am gone;
And He has uprooted my hope like a tree.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:11 - “He has also kindled His anger against me
And considered me as His enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:12 - “His troops come together,
And build up their [fn]way against me
And camp around my tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:13 - “He has removed my brothers far from me,
And my acquaintances are completely estranged from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:14 - “My relatives have failed,
And my intimate friends have forgotten me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:15 - “Those who live in my house and my maids consider me a stranger.
I am a foreigner in their sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:16 - “I call to my servant, but he does not answer;
I have to implore him with my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:17 - “My breath is [fn]offensive to my wife,
And I am loathsome to my own brothers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:18 - “Even young children despise me;
I rise up and they speak against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:19 - “All [fn]my associates abhor me,
And those I love have turned against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:20 - “My bone clings to my skin and my flesh,
And I have escaped only by the skin of my teeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:21 - “Pity me, pity me, O you my friends,
For the hand of God has struck me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:22 - “Why do you persecute me as God does,
And are not satisfied with my flesh?

Job Says, "My Redeemer Lives"

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:23 - “Oh that my words were written!
Oh that they were inscribed in a book!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:24 - “That with an iron stylus and lead
They were engraved in the rock forever!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:25 - “As for me, I know that my [fn]Redeemer lives,
And [fn]at the last He will take His stand on the [fn]earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:26 - “Even after my skin [fn]is destroyed,
Yet from my flesh I shall see God;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:27 - Whom I [fn]myself shall behold,
And whom my eyes will see and not another.
My [fn]heart faints [fn]within me!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:28 - “If you say, ‘How shall we persecute him?’
And ‘[fn]What pretext for a case against him can we find?’
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:29 - Then be afraid of the sword for yourselves,
For wrath brings the punishment of the sword,
So that you may know there is judgment.”
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: answered and said
Literally: my soul
I.e. siegework
Literally: strange
Literally: the men of my council
Or, Vindicator, defender; lit kinsman
Or, as the Last
Literally: dust
Literally: which they have cut off
Or, on my side
Literally: kidneys
Literally: in my loins
Or, the root of the matter is found in him

New American Standard Bible 1995
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