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Job 13 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:1 - "Lo, my eye has seen all this, my ear has heard and understood it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:2 - What you know, I also know; I am not inferior to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:3 - But I would speak to the Almighty, and I desire to argue my case with God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:4 - As for you, you whitewash with lies; worthless physicians are you all.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:5 - Oh that you would keep silent, and it would be your wisdom!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:6 - Hear now my reasoning, and listen to the pleadings of my lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:7 - Will you speak falsely for God, and speak deceitfully for him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:8 - Will you show partiality toward him, will you plead the case for God?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:9 - Will it be well with you when he searches you out? Or can you deceive him, as one deceives a man?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:10 - He will surely rebuke you if in secret you show partiality.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:11 - Will not his majesty terrify you, and the dread of him fall upon 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 - "Let me have silence, and I will speak, and let come on me what may.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:14 - I will take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in my hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:15 - Behold, he will slay me; I have no hope; yet I will defend my ways to his face.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:16 - This will be my salvation, that a godless man shall not come before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:17 - Listen carefully to my words, and let my declaration be in your ears.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:18 - Behold, I have prepared my case; I know that I shall be vindicated.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:19 - Who is there that will contend with me? For then I would be silent and die.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:20 - Only grant two things to me, then I will not hide myself from thy face:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:21 - withdraw thy hand far from me, and let not dread of thee terrify me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:22 - Then call, and I will answer; or let me speak, and do thou reply to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:23 - How many are my iniquities and my sins? Make me know my transgression and my sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:24 - Why dost thou hide thy face, and count me as thy enemy?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:25 - Wilt thou frighten a driven leaf and pursue dry chaff?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:26 - For thou writest bitter things against me, and makest me inherit the iniquities of my youth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:27 - Thou puttest my feet in the stocks, and watchest all my paths; thou settest a bound to the soles of my feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 13:28 - Man wastes away like a rotten thing, like a garment that is moth-eaten.

Downloaded from the Oxford Text Archive and used with permission. The following header is required to be posted:

Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

Availability: Freely available for non-commercial use provided that this header is included in its entirety with any copy distributed.


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

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