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JOB 23:1 Then Job answered,
JOB 23:2 "Even today is my complaint rebellious. His hand is heavy in spite of my groaning.
JOB 23:3 Oh that I knew where I might find him! That I might come even to his seat!
JOB 23:4 I would set my cause in order before him, And fill my mouth with arguments.
JOB 23:5 I would know the words which he would answer me, And understand what he would tell me.
JOB 23:6 Would he contend with me in the greatness of his power? No, but he would listen to me.
JOB 23:7 There the upright might reason with him, So I should be delivered forever from my judge.
JOB 23:8 "If I go east, he is not there; If west, I can't find him;
JOB 23:9 He works to the north, but I can't see him; He turns south, but I can't catch a glimpse of him.
JOB 23:10 But he knows the way that I take. When he has tried me, I shall come forth like gold.
JOB 23:11 My foot has held fast to his steps. His way have I kept, and not turned aside.
JOB 23:12 I haven't gone back from the commandment of his lips. I have treasured up the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.
JOB 23:13 But he stands alone, and who can oppose him? What his soul desires, even that he does.
JOB 23:14 For he performs that which is appointed for me. Many such things are with him.
JOB 23:15 Therefore I am terrified at his presence. When I consider, I am afraid of him.
JOB 23:16 For God has made my heart faint. The Almighty has terrified me.
JOB 23:17 Because I was not cut off before the darkness, Neither did he cover the thick darkness from my face.
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