1 Then Job 1replied,
2 “Even today my acomplaint is rebellion;
That I might come to His seat!
4 “I would apresent my case before Him
And fill my mouth with arguments.
5 “I would learn the words which He would 1answer,
And perceive what He would say to me.
6 “Would He contend with me by athe greatness of His power?
No, surely He would pay attention to me.
7 “There the upright would areason with Him;
And backward, but I acannot perceive Him;
He turns on the right, I cannot see Him.
10 “But He knows the 1way I take;
When He has atried me, I shall come forth as gold.
11 “My foot has aheld fast to His path;
I have kept His way and not turned aside.
And what His soul desires, that He does.
And many such decrees are with Him.
When I consider, I am terrified of Him.
16 “It is God who has made my aheart faint,
And the Almighty who has dismayed me,
17 But I aam not silenced by the darkness,
Nor bdeep gloom which covers me.
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