Noah Webster Bible

Job 13

The Book of Job

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Chapter 14

1

Man that is born of a woman is of few days, and full of trouble.

2

He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.

3

And dost thou open thy eyes upon such one, and bring me into judgment with thee?

4

Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? not one.

5

Seeing his days are determined, the number of his months is with thee, thou hast appointed his bounds that he cannot pass;

6

Turn from him, that he may rest, till he shall accomplish, as a hireling, his day.

7

For there is hope of a tree, if it is cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its tender branch will not cease.

8

Though its root shall become old in the earth, and its stock die in the ground;

9

Yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.

10

But man dieth, and wasteth away: yes, man yieldeth his breath, and where is he?

11

As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up:

12

So man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens shall be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.

13

O that thou wouldst hide me in the grave, that thou wouldst keep me secret, until thy wrath is past, that thou wouldst appoint me a set time, and remember me!

14

If a man dieth, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change shall come.

15

Thou shalt call, and I will answer thee: thou wilt have a desire to the work of thy hands.

16

For now thou numberest my steps: dost thou not watch over my sin?

17

My transgression is sealed up in a bag, and thou sewest up my iniquity.

18

And surely the mountain falling cometh to naught, and the rock is removed out of its place.

19

The waters wear the stones: thou washest away the things which grow out of the dust of the earth; and thou destroyest the hope of man.

20

Thou prevailest for ever against him, and he passeth: thou changest his countenance, and sendest him away.

21

His sons come to honor, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, but he perceiveth it not of them.

22

But his flesh upon him shall have pain, and his soul within him shall mourn.

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