The Webster Bible
Job, Chapter 13

   1: Lo, my eye hath seen all [this], my ear hath heard and understood it.
   2: What ye know, [the same] do I know also: I [am] not inferior to you.
   3: Surely I would speak to the Almighty, and I desire to reason with God.
   4: But ye [are] forgers of lies, ye [are] all physicians of no value.
   5: O that ye would altogether hold your peace and it would be your wisdom.
   6: Hear now my reasoning, and hearken to the pleadings of my lips.
   7: Will ye speak wickedly for God? and talk deceitfully for him?
   8: Will ye accept his person? will ye contend for God?
   9: Is it good that he should search you out? or as one man mocketh another, do ye [so] mock him?
   10: He will surely reprove you, if ye do secretly accept persons.
   11: Shall not his excellence make you afraid? and his dread fall upon you?
   12: Your remembrances [are] like to ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay.
   13: Hold your peace, let me alone, that I may speak, and let come on me what [will].
   14: Why do I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in my hand?
   15: Though he shall slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain my own ways before him.
   16: He also [shall be] my salvation: for a hypocrite shall not come before him.
   17: Hear diligently my speech, and my declaration with your ears.
   18: Behold now, I have ordered [my] cause; I know that I shall be justified.
   19: Who [is] he [that] will plead with me? for now, if I hold my tongue, I shall expire.
   20: Only do not two [things] to me: then will I not hide myself from thee.
   21: Withdraw thy hand far from me: and let not thy dread make me afraid.
   22: Then call thou, and I will answer: or let me speak, and answer thou me.
   23: How many [are] my iniquities and sins? make me to know my transgression and my sin.
   24: Why hidest thou thy face, and holdest me for thy enemy?
   25: Wilt thou break a leaf driven to and fro? and wilt thou pursue the dry stubble?
   26: For thou writest bitter things against me, and makest me to possess the iniquities of my youth.
   27: Thou puttest my feet also in the stocks, and lookest narrowly to all my paths; thou settest a print upon the heels of my feet.
   28: And he, as a rotten thing, consumeth, as a garment that is moth-eaten.

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