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Job 7 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:1 - Is there not a warfare to man on earth? And as the days of an hireling his days?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:2 - As a servant desireth the shadow, And as a hireling expecteth his wage,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:3 - So I have been caused to inherit months of vanity, And nights of misery they numbered to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:4 - If I lay down then I said, 'When do I rise!' And evening hath been measured, And I have been full of tossings till dawn.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:5 - Clothed hath been my flesh with worms, And a clod of dust, My skin hath been shrivelled and is loathsome,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:6 - My days swifter than a weaving machine, And they are consumed without hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:7 - Remember Thou that my life is a breath, Mine eye turneth not back to see good.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:8 - The eye of my beholder beholdeth me not. Thine eyes are upon me -- and I am not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:9 - Consumed hath been a cloud, and it goeth, So he who is going down to Sheol cometh not up.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:10 - He turneth not again to his house, Nor doth his place discern him again.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:11 - Also I -- I withhold not my mouth -- I speak in the distress of my spirit, I talk in the bitterness of my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:12 - A sea-monster am I, or a dragon, That thou settest over me a guard?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:13 - When I said, 'My bed doth comfort me,' He taketh away in my talking my couch.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:14 - And thou hast affrighted me with dreams, And from visions thou terrifiest me,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:15 - And my soul chooseth strangling, Death rather than my bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:16 - I have wasted away -- not to the age do I live. Cease from me, for my days are vanity.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:17 - What is man that Thou dost magnify him? And that Thou settest unto him Thy heart?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:18 - And inspectest him in the mornings, In the evenings dost try him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:19 - How long dost Thou not look from me? Thou dost not desist till I swallow my spittle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:20 - I have sinned, what do I to Thee, O watcher of man? Why hast Thou set me for a mark to Thee, And I am for a burden to myself -- and what?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 7:21 - Thou dost not take away my transgression, And cause to pass away mine iniquity, Because now, for dust I lie down: And Thou hast sought me -- and I am not!

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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