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Job 6 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:1 - And Job answereth and saith: --
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:2 - O that my provocation were thoroughly weighed, And my calamity in balances They would lift up together!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:3 - For now, than the sands of the sea it is heavier, Therefore my words have been rash.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:4 - For arrows of the Mighty are with me, Whose poison is drinking up my spirit. Terrors of God array themselves for me!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:5 - Brayeth a wild ass over tender grass? Loweth an ox over his provender?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:6 - Eaten is an insipid thing without salt? Is there sense in the drivel of dreams?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:7 - My soul is refusing to touch! They are as my sickening food.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:8 - O that my request may come, That God may grant my hope!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:9 - That God would please -- and bruise me, Loose His hand and cut me off!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:10 - And yet it is my comfort, (And I exult in pain -- He doth not spare,) That I have not hidden The sayings of the Holy One.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:11 - What is my power that I should hope? And what mine end That I should prolong my life?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:12 - Is my strength the strength of stones? Is my flesh brazen?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:13 - Is not my help with me, And substance driven from me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:14 - To a despiser of his friends is shame, And the fear of the Mighty he forsaketh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:15 - My brethren have deceived as a brook, As a stream of brooks they pass away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:16 - That are black because of ice, By them doth snow hide itself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:17 - By the time they are warm they have been cut off, By its being hot they have been Extinguished from their place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:18 - Turn aside do the paths of their way, They ascend into emptiness, and are lost.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:19 - Passengers of Tema looked expectingly, Travellers of Sheba hoped for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:20 - They were ashamed that one hath trusted, They have come unto it and are confounded.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:21 - Surely now ye have become the same! Ye see a downfall, and are afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:22 - Is it because I said, Give to me? And, By your power bribe for me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:23 - And, Deliver me from the hand of an adversary? And, From the hand of terrible ones ransom me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:24 - Shew me, and I -- I keep silent, And what I have erred, let me understand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:25 - How powerful have been upright sayings, And what doth reproof from you reprove?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:26 - For reproof -- do you reckon words? And for wind -- sayings of the desperate.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:27 - Anger on the fatherless ye cause to fall, And are strange to your friend.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:28 - And, now, please, look upon me, Even to your face do I lie?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:29 - Turn back, I pray you, let it not be perverseness, Yea, turn back again -- my righteousness is in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 6:30 - Is there in my tongue perverseness? Discerneth not my palate desirable things?

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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