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Job 13 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:1 - "Indeed, my eyes have seen all this, my ears have heard and understood it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:2 - What you know, I know also; I am not inferior to you!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:3 - But I wish to speak to the Almighty, and I desire to argue my case with God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:4 - But you, however, are inventors of lies; all of you are worthless physicians!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:5 - If only you would keep completely silent! For you, that would be wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:6 - "Listen now to my argument, and be attentive to my lips' contentions.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:7 - Will you speak wickedly on God's behalf? Will you speak deceitfully for him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:8 - Will you show him partiality? Will you argue the case for God?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:9 - Would it turn out well if he would examine you? Or as one deceives a man would you deceive him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:10 - He would certainly rebuke you if you secretly showed partiality!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:11 - Would not his splendor terrify you and the fear he inspires fall on you?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:12 - Your maxims are proverbs of ashes; your defenses are defenses of clay.

Job Is Sure He Will Be Vindicated

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:13 - "Refrain from talking with me so that I may speak; then let come to me what may.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:14 - Why do I put myself in peril, and take my life in my hands?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:15 - Even if he slays me, I will hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:16 - Moreover, this will become my deliverance, for no godless person would come before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:17 - Listen carefully to my words; let your ears be attentive to my explanation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:18 - See now, I have prepared my case; I know that I am right.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:19 - Who will contend with me? If anyone can, I will be silent and die.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:20 - Only in two things spare me, O God, and then I will not hide from your face:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:21 - Remove your hand far from me and stop making me afraid with your terror.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:22 - Then call, and I will answer, or I will speak, and you respond to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:23 - How many are my iniquities and sins? Show me my transgression and my sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:24 - Why do you hide your face and regard me as your enemy?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:25 - Do you wish to torment a windblown leaf and chase after dry chaff?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:26 - For you write down bitter things against me and cause me to inherit the sins of my youth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:27 - And you put my feet in the stocks and you watch all my movements; you put marks on the soles of my feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:28 - So I waste away like something rotten, like a garment eaten by moths.

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Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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