Job 6

Job 6:1 And Job answered and said:
Job 6:2 Oh that my vexation were carefully weighed, and my ruin lifted in the balances together!
Job 6:3 For now it would be heavier than the sand of the seas; on account of this my words have been rash.
Job 6:4 For the arrows of the Almighty are within me; their fury is drinking my spirit; the terrors of God are set against me.
Job 6:5 Does the wild ass bray over tender grass? Or does the ox low over his fodder?
Job 6:6 Are tasteless things eaten without salt? Or is there taste in the slime of an egg?
Job 6:7 My soul refuses to touch them; they are sickening food to me.
Job 6:8 Who will give it that my desire might come, and God would grant my longing;
Job 6:9 and God would be willing and crush me; let loose His hand and cut me off?
Job 6:10 And it is yet my comfort; and I would exult in pain not spared; for I have not hidden the words of the Holy One.
Job 6:11 What is my strength that I should wait? And what is my end that I should prolong my life?
Job 6:12 Is my strength the strength of stones? Or is my flesh bronze?
Job 6:13 Is not my help within me? And is wisdom driven from me?
Job 6:14 To the faint, mercy is due from his friend; for he forsakes the fear of the Almighty.
Job 6:15 My brothers have dealt deceitfully, like the torrent, like the streams of torrents, they pass away;
Job 6:16 those darkened from ice, in which the snow hides itself.
Job 6:17 At the time they are warmed, they are cut off; when it is hot they dry up.
Job 6:18 The paths of their way bend; they go to nothing and are lost.
Job 6:19 The troops of Tema looked; the travelers of Sheba hoped for them;
Job 6:20 they were ashamed because they had hoped; they came there and were ashamed.
Job 6:21 Surely now you have become like it; you see my dismay, and are afraid.
Job 6:22 Did I indeed say, Give to me? Or, Offer a bribe for me from your wealth?
Job 6:23 Or, Deliver me from a foe’s hand? Or, Redeem me from the oppressors hand?
Job 6:24 Teach me and I will be silent; and cause me to understand in what I have erred.
Job 6:25 Right words are powerful, but what does your arguing argue?
Job 6:26 Do you intend to criticize words, and the speeches of one who is caused to despair, that are as wind?
Job 6:27 Yea, you cause even an orphan to fall; and you bargain over your friend.
Job 6:28 And now, please look on me. For if I lie, it is before your face.
Job 6:29 Turn back, I beseech you; let there be no wrong. Yea, return again, for my righteousness is in it.
Job 6:30 Is there wrong in my tongue? Cannot my palate discern desirable things?

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