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8. Job's complaint against his friends in their wrong reproach 19:1-5
Job 19 :1 19:1 Then Job answered and said,
Job 19 :2 19:2 How long will you grieve my soul
And crush me with your words?
Job 19 :3 19:3 These aten times you have reproached me;
You are not ashamed to deal wrongly with me.
Job 19 :4 19:4 And be it that I have erred,
My error remains with me.
Job 19 :5 19:5 If you indeed magnify yourselves against me
And use my reproach in argument against me,
9. Job's complaint toward God in His severe stripping 19:6-29
Job 19 :6 19:6 Know then that God has 1subverted my cause
And compassed me about with His net.
Job 19 :7 19:7 Indeed, I cry out, Violence! and I am not answered;
I call for help, and there is no justice.
Job 19 :8 19:8 He has awalled up my way so that I cannot pass;
And He has put darkness upon my paths.
Job 19 :9 19:9 He has stripped my 1glory from me
And taken away the 1crown on my head.
Job 19 :10 19:10 He has broken me all around, and I am gone;
And my 1hope is plucked up like a tree.
Job 19 :11 19:11 He has also kindled His 1anger against me,
And in Himself He considers me as His aadversary.
Job 19 :12 19:12 His troops come together
And cast up their highway against me
And encamp all around my tent.
Job 19 :13 19:13 He has removed my brothers far from me,
And those who know me are wholly estranged from me.
Job 19 :14 19:14 My relatives have failed me,
And my acquaintances have forgotten me.
Job 19 :15 19:15 Those who sojourn in my house and my maids consider me as a stranger;
I am a foreigner in their eyes.
Job 19 :16 19:16 To my servant I call out, but he does not answer;
I entreat him with my mouth.
Job 19 :17 19:17 My breath is strange to my wife;
And 1my supplications, to the children of my mother’s womb.
Job 19 :18 19:18 Even little children despise me:
I arise and they speak against me.
Job 19 :19 19:19 All the men whom I take counsel with abhor me,
And those whom I love have turned against me.
Job 19 :20 19:20 My abones cleave to my skin and to my flesh,
And I have escaped by the skin of my teeth.
Job 19 :21 19:21 Pity me, pity me, O my friends;
For the ahand of God has touched me.
Job 19 :22 19:22 Why do you persecute me as God does
And are not satisfied with eating my flesh?
Job 19 :23 19:23 Oh, that my words were now written!
Oh, that they were inscribed in a abook!
Job 19 :24 19:24 That with an airon pen and with lead
They were engraved in rock forever!
Job 19 :25 19:25 But I know that my 1aRedeemer lives,
And at the last He will stand upon the earth;
Job 19 :26 19:26 And after this body of mine is destroyed,
Outside my flesh I will alook on God,
Job 19 :27 19:27 Whom I, even I, will look on for myself,
And my eyes will see; I, and no other.
My inward parts that long for God are consumed within me.
Job 19 :28 19:28 If you say, How will we persecute him?
For the root of the matter is found in him;
Job 19 :29 19:29 Be fearful of the sword,
For wrath brings the punishment of the sword,
That you may know that there is a judgment.
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