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Job 9

9:1 And Job answereth and saith: -- 9:2 Truly I have known that [it is] so, And what--is man righteous with God 9:3 If he delight to strive with Him--He doth not answer him one of a thousand. 9:4 Wise in heart and strong in power--Who hath hardened toward Him and is at peace 9:5 Who is removing mountains, And they have not known, Who hath overturned them in His anger. 9:6 Who is shaking earth from its place, And its pillars move themselves. 9:7 Who is speaking to the sun, and it riseth not, And the stars He sealeth up. 9:8 Stretching out the heavens by Himself, And treading on the heights of the sea, 9:9 Making Osh, Kesil, and Kimah, And the inner chambers of the south. 9:10 Doing great things till there is no searching, And wonderful, till there is no numbering. 9:11 Lo, He goeth over by me, and I see not, And He passeth on, and I attend not to it. 9:12 Lo, He snatches away, who bringeth it back Who saith unto Him, `What dost Thou' 9:13 God doth not turn back His anger, Under Him bowed have proud helpers.  9:14 How much less do I--I answer Him Choose out my words with Him 9:15 Whom, though I were righteous, I answer not, For my judgment I make supplication. 9:16 Though I had called and He answereth me, I do not believe that He giveth ear [to] my voice. 9:17 Because with a tempest He bruiseth me, And hath multiplied my wounds for nought. 9:18 He permitteth me not to refresh my spirit, But filleth me with bitter things. 9:19 If of power, lo, the Strong One; And if of judgment--who doth convene me 9:20 If I be righteous, Mine mouth doth declare me wicked, Perfect I am! --it declareth me perverse. 9:21 Perfect I am! --I know not my soul, I despise my life.  9:22 It is the same thing, therefore I said, `The perfect and the wicked He is consuming.' 9:23 If a scourge doth put to death suddenly, At the trial of the innocent He laugheth. 9:24 Earth hath been given Into the hand of the wicked one. The face of its judges he covereth, If not--where, who [is] he  9:25 My days have been swifter than a runner, They have fled, they have not seen good, 9:26 They have passed on with ships of reed, As an eagle darteth on food. 9:27 Though I say, `I forget my talking, I forsake my corner, and I brighten up!' 9:28 I have been afraid of all my griefs, I have known that Thou dost not acquit me. 9:29 I--I am become wicked; why [is] this [In] vain I labour. 9:30 If I have washed myself with snow-water, And purified with soap my hands, 9:31 Then in corruption Thou dost dip me, And my garments have abominated me. 9:32 But if a man like myself--I answer him, We come together into judgment. 9:33 If there were between us an umpire, He doth place his hand on us both. 9:34 He doth turn aside from off me his rod, And His terror doth not make me afraid, 9:35 I speak, and do not fear Him, But I am not right with myself. 

Young's Literal Translation - Public Domain