Young's Literal Translation

Job 22

The Book of Job

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Chapter 23

1

 And Job answereth and saith: -- 


2

 Also -- to-day [is] my complaint bitter, My hand hath been heavy because of my sighing. 


3

 O that I had known -- and I find Him, I come in unto His seat, 


4

 I arrange before Him the cause, And my mouth fill [with] arguments. 


5

 I know the words He doth answer me, And understand what He saith to me. 


6

 In the abundance of power doth He strive with me? No! surely He putteth [it] in me. 


7

 There the upright doth reason with Him, And I escape for ever from my judge. 


8

 Lo, forward I go -- and He is not, And backward -- and I perceive him not. 


9

 [To] the left in His working -- and I see not, He is covered [on] the right, and I behold not. 


10

 For He hath known the way with me, He hath tried me -- as gold I go forth. 


11

 On His step hath my foot laid hold, His way I have kept, and turn not aside, 


12

 The command of His lips, and I depart not. Above my allotted portion I have laid up The sayings of His mouth. 


13

 And He [is] in one [mind], And who doth turn Him back? And His soul hath desired -- and He doth [it]. 


14

 For He doth complete my portion, And many such things [are] with Him. 


15

 Therefore, from His presence I am troubled, I consider, and am afraid of Him. 


16

 And God hath made my heart soft, And the Mighty hath troubled me. 


17

 For I have not been cut off before darkness, And before me He covered thick darkness. 


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