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Job 19 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:1 - And Job answereth and saith: --
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:2 - Till when do ye afflict my soul, And bruise me with words?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:3 - These ten times ye put me to shame, ye blush not. Ye make yourselves strange to me --
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:4 - And also -- truly, I have erred, With me doth my error remain.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:5 - If, truly, over me ye magnify yourselves, And decide against me my reproach;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:6 - Know now, that God turned me upside down, And His net against me hath set round,

Everything Is against Him

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:7 - Lo, I cry out -- violence, and am not answered, I cry aloud, and there is no judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:8 - My way He hedged up, and I pass not over, And on my paths darkness He placeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:9 - Mine honour from off me He hath stripped, And He turneth the crown from my head.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:10 - He breaketh me down round about, and I go, And removeth like a tree my hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:11 - And He kindleth against me His anger, And reckoneth me to Him as His adversaries.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:12 - Come in do His troops together, And they raise up against me their way, And encamp round about my tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:13 - My brethren from me He hath put far off, And mine acquaintances surely Have been estranged from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:14 - Ceased have my neighbours And my familiar friends have forgotten me,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:15 - Sojourners of my house and my maids, For a stranger reckon me: An alien I have been in their eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:16 - To my servant I have called, And he doth not answer, With my mouth I make supplication to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:17 - My spirit is strange to my wife, And my favours to the sons of my mother's womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:18 - Also sucklings have despised me, I rise, and they speak against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:19 - Abominate me do all the men of my counsel, And those I have loved, Have been turned against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:20 - To my skin and to my flesh Cleaved hath my bone, And I deliver myself with the skin of my teeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:21 - Pity me, pity me, ye my friends, For the hand of God hath stricken against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:22 - Why do you pursue me as God? And with my flesh are not satisfied?

Job Says, "My Redeemer Lives"

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:23 - Who doth grant now, That my words may be written? Who doth grant that in a book they may be graven?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:24 - With a pen of iron and lead -- For ever in a rock they may be hewn.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:25 - That -- I have known my Redeemer, The Living and the Last, For the dust he doth rise.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:26 - And after my skin hath compassed this body, Then from my flesh I see God:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:27 - Whom I -- I see on my side, And mine eyes have beheld, and not a stranger, Consumed have been my reins in my bosom.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:28 - But ye say, 'Why do we pursue after him?' And the root of the matter hath been found in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:29 - Be ye afraid because of the sword, For furious are the punishments of the sword, That ye may know that there is a judgment.

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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