Job 42:1–6

Job’s Repentance and Restoration

42 Then Job answered the Lord and said:

2 “I know that You acan do everything,

And that no purpose of Yours can be withheld from You.

3 You asked, b‘Who is this who hides counsel without knowledge?’

Therefore I have uttered what I did not understand,

cThings too wonderful for me, which I did not know.

4 Listen, please, and let me speak;

You said, d‘I will question you, and you shall answer Me.’

5 “I have eheard of You by the hearing of the ear,

But now my eye sees You.

6 Therefore I fabhor 1myself,

And repent in dust and ashes.”

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