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Job 9 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:1 - And Job answereth and saith: --
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:2 - Truly I have known that it is so, And what -- is man righteous with God?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:3 - If he delight to strive with Him -- He doth not answer him one of a thousand.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:4 - Wise in heart and strong in power -- Who hath hardened toward Him and is at peace?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:5 - Who is removing mountains, And they have not known, Who hath overturned them in His anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:6 - Who is shaking earth from its place, And its pillars move themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:7 - Who is speaking to the sun, and it riseth not, And the stars He sealeth up.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:8 - Stretching out the heavens by Himself, And treading on the heights of the sea,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:9 - Making Osh, Kesil, and Kimah, And the inner chambers of the south.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:10 - Doing great things till there is no searching, And wonderful, till there is no numbering.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:11 - Lo, He goeth over by me, and I see not, And He passeth on, and I attend not to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:12 - Lo, He snatches away, who bringeth it back? Who saith unto Him, 'What dost Thou?'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:13 - God doth not turn back His anger, Under Him bowed have proud helpers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:14 - How much less do I -- I answer Him? Choose out my words with Him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:15 - Whom, though I were righteous, I answer not, For my judgment I make supplication.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:16 - Though I had called and He answereth me, I do not believe that He giveth ear to my voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:17 - Because with a tempest He bruiseth me, And hath multiplied my wounds for nought.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:18 - He permitteth me not to refresh my spirit, But filleth me with bitter things.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:19 - If of power, lo, the Strong One; And if of judgment -- who doth convene me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:20 - If I be righteous, Mine mouth doth declare me wicked, Perfect I am! -- it declareth me perverse.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:21 - Perfect I am! -- I know not my soul, I despise my life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:22 - It is the same thing, therefore I said, 'The perfect and the wicked He is consuming.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:23 - If a scourge doth put to death suddenly, At the trial of the innocent He laugheth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:24 - Earth hath been given Into the hand of the wicked one. The face of its judges he covereth, If not -- where, who is he?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:25 - My days have been swifter than a runner, They have fled, they have not seen good,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:26 - They have passed on with ships of reed, As an eagle darteth on food.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:27 - Though I say, 'I forget my talking, I forsake my corner, and I brighten up!'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:28 - I have been afraid of all my griefs, I have known that Thou dost not acquit me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:29 - I -- I am become wicked; why is this? In vain I labour.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:30 - If I have washed myself with snow-water, And purified with soap my hands,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:31 - Then in corruption Thou dost dip me, And my garments have abominated me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:32 - But if a man like myself -- I answer him, We come together into judgment.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:33 - If there were between us an umpire, He doth place his hand on us both.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:34 - He doth turn aside from off me his rod, And His terror doth not make me afraid,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:35 - I speak, and do not fear Him, But I am not right with myself.

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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