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Job 9

Job 9:1   Then Job answered and said,
Job 9:2   Of a truth I know that it is so: But how can man be just with God?
Job 9:3   If he be pleased to contend with him, He cannot answer him one of a thousand.
Job 9:4   He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength: Who hath hardened himself against him, and prospered?-
Job 9:5   Him that removeth the mountains, and they know it not, When he overturneth them in his anger;
Job 9:6   That shaketh the earth out of its place, And the pillars thereof tremble;
Job 9:7   That commandeth the sun, and it riseth not, And sealeth up the stars;
Job 9:8   That alone stretcheth out the heavens, And treadeth upon the waves of the sea;
Job 9:9   That maketh the Bear, Orion, and the Pleiades, And the chambers of the south;
Job 9:10   That doeth great things past finding out, Yea, marvellous things without number.
Job 9:11   Lo, he goeth by me, and I see him not: He passeth on also, but I perceive him not.
Job 9:12   Behold, he seizeth the prey, who can hinder him? Who will say unto him, What doest thou?
Job 9:13   God will not withdraw his anger; The helpers of Rahab do stoop under him.
Job 9:14   How much less shall I answer him, And choose out my words to reason with him?
Job 9:15   Whom, though I were righteous, yet would I not answer; I would make supplication to my judge.
Job 9:16   If I had called, and he had answered me, Yet would I not believe that he hearkened unto my voice.
Job 9:17   For he breaketh me with a tempest, And multiplieth my wounds without cause.
Job 9:18   He will not suffer me to take my breath, But filleth me with bitterness.
Job 9:19   If we speak of strength, lo, he is mighty! And if of justice, Who, saith he, will summon me?
Job 9:20   Though I be righteous, mine own mouth shall condemn me: Though I be perfect, it shall prove me perverse.
Job 9:21   I am perfect; I regard not myself; I despise my life.
Job 9:22   It is all one; therefore I say, He destroyeth the perfect and the wicked.
Job 9:23   If the scourge slay suddenly, He will mock at the trial of the innocent.
Job 9:24   The earth is given into the hand of the wicked; He covereth the faces of the judges thereof: If it be not he, who then is it?
Job 9:25   Now my days are swifter than a post: They flee away, they see no good,
Job 9:26   They are passed away as the swift ships; As the eagle that swoopeth on the prey.
Job 9:27   If I say, I will forget my complaint, I will put off my sad countenance, and be of good cheer;
Job 9:28   I am afraid of all my sorrows, I know that thou wilt not hold me innocent.
Job 9:29   I shall be condemned; Why then do I labor in vain?
Job 9:30   If I wash myself with snow water, And make my hands never so clean;
Job 9:31   Yet wilt thou plunge me in the ditch, And mine own clothes shall abhor me.
Job 9:32   For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, That we should come together in judgment.
Job 9:33   There is no umpire betwixt us, That might lay his hand upon us both.
Job 9:34   Let him take his rod away from me, And let not his terror make me afraid:
Job 9:35   Then would I speak, and not fear him; For I am not so in myself.
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