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Job 3

3:1 After this hath Job opened his mouth, and revileth his day. 3:2 And Job answereth and saith: -- 3:3 Let the day perish in which I am born, And the night that hath said: `A man-child hath been conceived.' 3:4 That day--let it be darkness, Let not God require it from above, Nor let light shine upon it. 3:5 Let darkness and death-shade redeem it, Let a cloud tabernacle upon it, Let them terrify it as the most bitter of days. 3:6 That night--let thick darkness take it, Let it not be united to days of the year, Into the number of months let it not come. 3:7 Lo! that night--let it be gloomy, Let no singing come into it. 3:8 Let the cursers of day mark it, Who are ready to wake up Leviathan. 3:9 Let the stars of its twilight be dark, Let it wait for light, and there is none, And let it not look on the eyelids of the dawn. 3:10 Because it hath not shut the doors Of the womb that was mine! And hide misery from mine eyes.  3:11 Why from the womb do I not die From the belly I have come forth and gasp! 3:12 Wherefore have knees been before me And what [are] breasts, that I suck 3:13 For now, I have lain down, and am quiet, I have slept--then there is rest to me, 3:14 With kings and counsellors of earth, These building wastes for themselves. 3:15 Or with princes--they have gold, They are filling their houses [with] silver. 3:16 (Or as a hidden abortion I am not, As infants--they have not seen light.) 3:17 There the wicked have ceased troubling, And there rest do the wearied in power. 3:18 Together prisoners have been at ease, They have not heard the voice of an exactor, 3:19 Small and great [are] there the same. And a servant [is] free from his lord.  3:20 Why giveth He to the miserable light, and life to the bitter soul 3:21 Who are waiting for death, and it is not, And they seek it above hid treasures. 3:22 Who are glad--unto joy, They rejoice when they find a grave. 3:23 To a man whose way hath been hidden, And whom God doth shut up 3:24 For before my food, my sighing cometh, And poured out as waters [are] my roarings. 3:25 For a fear I feared and it meeteth me, And what I was afraid of doth come to me. 3:26 I was not safe--nor was I quiet--Nor was I at rest--and trouble cometh! 

Young's Literal Translation - Public Domain