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Job 3 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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After this Job opened his mouth and cursed the day of his birth.

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And Job spoke, and said:

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“May the day perish on which I was born,
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May that day be darkness;
May God above not seek it,
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May darkness and the shadow of death claim it;
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As for that night, may darkness seize it;
May it not rejoice[fn] among the days of the year,
May it not come into the number of the months.

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Oh, may that night be barren!
May no joyful shout come into it!

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May those curse it who curse the day,
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May the stars of its morning be dark;
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Because it did not shut up the doors of my mother’s womb,
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“Why did I not die at birth?
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Why did the knees receive me?
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For now I would have lain still and been quiet,
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With kings and counselors of the earth,
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Or with princes who had gold,
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Or why was I not hidden like a stillborn child,
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There the wicked cease from troubling,
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There the prisoners rest together;
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The small and great are there,
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Who long for death, but it does not come,
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Who rejoice exceedingly,
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For my sighing comes before I eat,[fn]
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For the thing I greatly feared has come upon me,
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I am not at ease, nor am I quiet;
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Septuagint, Syriac, Targum, and Vulgate read be joined.
Literally my bread

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