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Job 23

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    Job 23:1 Then Job answered and said,
    Job 23:2 Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than 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 order my cause 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 say to me.
    Job 23:6 Will he plead against me with his great power? No; but he would put strength in me.
    Job 23:7 There the righteous might dispute with him; so should I be delivered for ever from my judge.
    Job 23:8 Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him:
    Job 23:9 On the left hand, where he does work, but I cannot behold him: he hides himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him:
    Job 23:10 But he knows the way that I take: when he has tried me, I shall come forth as gold.
    Job 23:11 My foot has held his steps, his way have I kept, and not declined.
    Job 23:12 Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary food.
    Job 23:13 But he is in one mind, and who can turn him? and what his soul desires, even that he does.
    Job 23:14 For he performes the thing that is appointed for me: and many such things are with him.
    Job 23:15 Therefore am I troubled at his presence: when I consider, I am afraid of him.
    Job 23:16 For God makes my heart soft, and the Almighty troubles me:
    Job 23:17 Because I was not cut off before the darkness, neither has he covered the darkness from my face.