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Job 14 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:1 - "Man, born of woman, lives but a few days, and they are full of trouble.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:2 - He grows up like a flower and then withers away; he flees like a shadow, and does not remain.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:3 - Do you fix your eye on such a one? And do you bring me before you for judgment?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:4 - Who can make a clean thing come from an unclean? No one!

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:5 - Since man's days are determined, the number of his months is under your control; you have set his limit and he cannot pass it.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:6 - Look away from him and let him desist, until he fulfills his time like a hired man.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:7 - "But there is hope for a tree: If it is cut down, it will sprout again, and its new shoots will not fail.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:8 - Although its roots may grow old in the ground and its stump begins to die in the soil,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:9 - at the scent of water it will flourish and put forth shoots like a new plant.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:10 - But man dies and is powerless; he expires - and where is he?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:11 - As water disappears from the sea, or a river drains away and dries up,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:12 - so man lies down and does not rise; until the heavens are no more, they will not awake nor arise from their sleep.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:13 - "O that you would hide me in Sheol, and conceal me till your anger has passed! O that you would set me a time and then remember me!

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:14 - If a man dies, will he live again? All the days of my hard service I will wait until my release comes.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:15 - You will call and I - I will answer you; you will long for the creature you have made.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:16 - "Surely now you count my steps; then you would not mark my sin.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:17 - My offenses would be sealed up in a bag; you would cover over my sin.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:18 - But as a mountain falls away and crumbles, and as a rock will be removed from its place,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:19 - as water wears away stones, and torrents wash away the soil, so you destroy man's hope.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:20 - You overpower him once for all, and he departs; you change his appearance and send him away.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:21 - If his sons are honored, he does not know it; if they are brought low, he does not see it.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:22 - Only his flesh has pain for himself, and he mourns for himself."
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