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Job 17 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:1 - My spirit hath been destroyed, My days extinguished -- graves are for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:2 - If not -- mockeries are with me. And in their provocations mine eye lodgeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:3 - Place, I pray Thee, my pledge with Thee; Who is he that striketh hand with me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:4 - For their heart Thou hast hidden From understanding, Therefore Thou dost not exalt them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:5 - For a portion he sheweth friendship, And the eyes of his sons are consumed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:6 - And he set me up for a proverb of the peoples, And a wonder before them I am.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:7 - And dim from sorrow is mine eye, And my members as a shadow all of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:8 - Astonished are the upright at this, And the innocent against the profane Stirreth himself up.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:9 - And the righteous layeth hold on his way, And the clean of hands addeth strength, And -- dumb are they all.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:10 - Return, and come in, I pray you, And I find not among you a wise man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:11 - My days have passed by, My devices have been broken off, The possessions of my heart!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:12 - Night for day they appoint, Light is near because of darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:13 - If I wait -- Sheol is my house, In darkness I have spread out my couch.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:14 - To corruption I have called: -- 'Thou art my father.' 'My mother' and 'my sister' -- to the worm.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:15 - And where is now my hope? Yea, my hope, who doth behold it?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 17:16 - To the parts of Sheol ye go down, If together on the dust we may rest.

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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