1: And yet, I pray thee, O Job, Hear my speech and [to] all my words give ear. 2: Lo, I pray thee, I have opened my mouth, My tongue hath spoken in the palate. 3: Of the uprightness of my heart [are] my sayings, And knowledge have my lips clearly spoken. 4: The Spirit of God hath made me, And the breath of the Mighty doth quicken me. 5: If thou art able -- answer me, Set in array before me -- station thyself. 6: Lo, I [am], according to thy word, for God, From the clay I -- I also, have been formed. 7: Lo, my terror doth not frighten thee, And my burden on thee is not heavy. 8: Surely -- thou hast said in mine ears, And the sounds of words I hear: 9: 'Pure [am] I, without transgression, Innocent [am] I, and I have no iniquity. 10: Lo, occasions against me He doth find, He doth reckon me for an enemy to Him, 11: He doth put in the stocks my feet, He doth watch all my paths.' 12: Lo, [in] this thou hast not been righteous, I answer thee, that greater is God than man. 13: Wherefore against Him hast thou striven, When [for] all His matters He answereth not? 14: For once doth God speak, and twice, (He doth not behold it.) 15: In a dream -- a vision of night, In the falling of deep sleep on men, In slumberings on a bed. 16: Then He uncovereth the ear of men, And for their instruction sealeth: 17: To turn aside man [from] doing, And pride from man He concealeth. 18: He keepeth back his soul from corruption, And his life from passing away by a dart. 19: And he hath been reproved With pain on his bed, And the strife of his bones [is] enduring. 20: And his life hath nauseated bread, And his soul desirable food. 21: His flesh is consumed from being seen, And high are his bones, they were not seen! 22: And draw near to the pit doth his soul, And his life to those causing death. 23: If there is by him a messenger, An interpreter -- one of a thousand, To declare for man his uprightness: 24: Then He doth favour him and saith, 'Ransom him from going down to the pit, I have found an atonement.' 25: Fresher [is] his flesh than a child's, He returneth to the days of his youth. 26: He maketh supplication unto God, And He accepteth him. And he seeth His face with shouting, And He returneth to man His righteousness. 27: He looketh on men, and saith, 'I sinned, And uprightness I have perverted, And it hath not been profitable to me. 28: He hath ransomed my soul From going over into the pit, And my life on the light looketh.' 29: Lo, all these doth God work, Twice -- thrice with man, 30: To bring back his soul from the pit, To be enlightened with the light of the living. 31: Attend, O Job, hearken to me, Keep silent, and I -- I do speak. 32: If there are words -- answer me, Speak, for I have a desire to justify thee. 33: If there are not -- hearken thou to me, Keep silent, and I teach thee wisdom.