Job 16:7-177Surely now God has worn me out;
a he has ▼
▼Hebrew you have; also verse 8made desolate all my company.
8And he has shriveled me up,
which is c a witness against me,
and my d leanness has risen up against me;
it testifies to my face.
9He has e torn me in his wrath f and hated me;
he has g gnashed his teeth at me;
my adversary sharpens his eyes against me.
10Men have h gaped at me with their mouth;
they have i struck me insolently on the cheek;
they j mass themselves together against me.
11God gives me up to the ungodly
and casts me into the hands of the wicked.
12I was at ease, and he broke me apart;
he seized me by the neck and dashed me to pieces;
he set me up as his k target;
13his l archers surround me.
He slashes open my kidneys m and does not spare;
he n pours out my gall on the ground.
14He breaks me with o breach upon breach;
he p runs upon me like a warrior.
15I have sewed q sackcloth upon my skin
and have laid r my strength s in the dust.
16My face is red with weeping,
and on my eyelids is t deep darkness,
17although there is no u violence in my hands,
and my prayer is pure.
Psalms 30:55 v For his anger is but for a moment,
and w his favor is for a lifetime. ▼
▼Or and in his favor is life
y Weeping may tarry for the night,
but z joy comes with the morning.
Lamentations 3:32-3332but, though he aa cause grief ab he will have compassion
ac according to the abundance of his steadfast love;
33 ad for he does not afflict from his heart
or ae grieve the children of men.
Hebrews 12:1010For they disciplined us for a short time as it seemed best to them, but he disciplines us for our good af that we may share his holiness.
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