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Chapter
Job 6

Book of Job - Chapter 6

Job 6:1

But Job answered and said,

Job 6:2

Oh that my grief were thoroughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together!

Job 6:3

For now it would be heavier than the sand of the sea: therefore my words are swallowed up.

Job 6:4

For the arrows of the Almighty [are] within me, the poison whereof drinketh up my spirit: the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.

Job 6:5

Doth the wild ass bray when he hath grass? or loweth the ox over his fodder?

Job 6:6

Can that which is unsavoury be eaten without salt? or is there [any] taste in the white of an egg?

Job 6:7

The things [that] my soul refused to touch [are] as my sorrowful meat.

Job 6:8

Oh that I might have my request; and that God would grant [me] the thing that I long for!

Job 6:9

Even that it would please God to destroy me; that he would let loose his hand, and cut me off!

Job 6:10

Then should I yet have comfort; yea, I would harden myself in sorrow: let him not spare; for I have not concealed the words of the Holy One.

Job 6:11

What [is] my strength, that I should hope? and what [is] mine end, that I should prolong my life?

Job 6:12

[Is] my strength the strength of stones? or [is] my flesh of brass?

Job 6:13

[Is] not my help in me? and is wisdom driven quite from me?

Job 6:14

To him that is afflicted pity [should be showed] from his friend; but he forsaketh the fear of the Almighty.

Job 6:15

My brethren have dealt deceitfully as a brook, [and] as the stream of brooks they pass away;

Job 6:16

Which are blackish by reason of the ice, [and] wherein the snow is hid:

Job 6:17

What time they wax warm, they vanish: when it is hot, they are consumed out of their place.

Job 6:18

The paths of their way are turned aside; they go to nothing, and perish.

Job 6:19

The troops of Tema looked, the companies of Sheba waited for them.

Job 6:20

They were confounded because they had hoped; they came thither, and were ashamed.

Job 6:21

For now ye are nothing; ye see [my] casting down, and are afraid.

Job 6:22

Did I say, Bring unto me? or, Give a reward for me of your substance?

Job 6:23

Or, Deliver me from the enemy's hand? or, Redeem me from the hand of the mighty?

Job 6:24

Teach me, and I will hold my tongue: and cause me to understand wherein I have erred.

Job 6:25

How forcible are right words! but what doth your arguing reprove?

Job 6:26

Do ye imagine to reprove words, and the speeches of one that is desperate, [which are] as wind?

Job 6:27

Yea, ye overwhelm the fatherless, and ye dig [a pit] for your friend.

Job 6:28

Now therefore be content, look upon me; for [it is] evident unto you if I lie.

Job 6:29

Return, I pray you, let it not be iniquity; yea, return again, my righteousness [is] in it.

Job 6:30

Is there iniquity in my tongue? cannot my taste discern perverse things?