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Job 10 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:1 - My soul hath been weary of my life, I leave off my talking to myself, I speak in the bitterness of my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:2 - I say unto God, 'Do not condemn me, Let me know why Thou dost strive with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:3 - Is it good for Thee that Thou dost oppress? That Thou despisest the labour of Thy hands, And on the counsel of the wicked hast shone?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:4 - Eyes of flesh hast Thou? As man seeth -- seest Thou?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:5 - As the days of man are Thy days? Thy years as the days of a man?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:6 - That Thou inquirest for mine iniquity, And for my sin seekest?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:7 - For Thou knowest that I am not wicked, And there is no deliverer from Thy hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:8 - Thy hands have taken pains about me, And they make me together round about, And Thou swallowest me up!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:9 - Remember, I pray Thee, That as clay Thou hast made me, And unto dust Thou dost bring me back.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:10 - Dost Thou not as milk pour me out? And as cheese curdle me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:11 - Skin and flesh Thou dost put on me, And with bones and sinews dost fence me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:12 - Life and kindness Thou hast done with me. And Thy inspection hath preserved my spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:13 - And these Thou hast laid up in Thy heart, I have known that this is with Thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:14 - If I sinned, then Thou hast observed me, And from mine iniquity dost not acquit me,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:15 - If I have done wickedly -- wo to me, And righteously -- I lift not up my head, Full of shame -- then see my affliction,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:16 - And it riseth -- as a lion Thou huntest me. And Thou turnest back -- Thou shewest Thyself wonderful in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:17 - Thou renewest Thy witnesses against me, And dost multiply Thine anger with me, Changes and warfare are with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:18 - And why from the womb Hast Thou brought me forth? I expire, and the eye doth not see me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:19 - As I had not been, I am, From the belly to the grave I am brought,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:20 - Are not my days few? Cease then, and put from me, And I brighten up a little,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:21 - Before I go, and return not, Unto a land of darkness and death-shade,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 10:22 - A land of obscurity as thick darkness, Death-shade -- and no order, And the shining is as thick darkness.'

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


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

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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