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Isn't my life almost over? Leave me alone! Let me enjoy the time I have left.
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Shall not the fewness of my days be ended shortly? Suffer me, therefore, that I may lament my sorrow a little:
my days few
Job 7:6,7,16 My days have passed more swiftly than the web is cut by the weaver, and are consumed without any hope. . . .
Job 8:9 (For we are but of yesterday, and are ignorant that our days upon earth are but a shadow)
Job 9:25,26 My days have been swifter than a post: they have fled away and have not seen good. . . .
Job 14:1 Man born of a woman, living for a short time, is filled with many miseries.
Psalm 39:5 Behold thou hast made my days measurable. and my substance is as nothing before thee. And indeed all things are vanity: every man living.
Psalm 103:15,16 Man's days are as grass, as the flower of the field so shall he flourish. . . .
Job 7:17-21 What is a man, that thou shouldst magnify him or why dost thou set thy heart upon him? . . .
Job 13:21 Withdraw thy hand far from me, and let not thy dread terrify me.
Psalm 39:13 O forgive me, that I may be refreshed, before I go hence, and be no more.
ContextJob's Plea to God
…19I should have been as if I had not been, carried from the womb to the grave. 20Shall not the fewness of my days be ended shortly? Suffer me, therefore, that I may lament my sorrow a little:21Before I go and return no more, to a land that is dark and covered with the mist of death:…
I have done with hope, I shall now live no longer: spare me, for my days are nothing.
How long wilt thou not spare me, nor suffer me to swallow down my spittle?
He alloweth not my spirit to rest, and he filleth me with bitterness.
I should have been as if I had not been, carried from the womb to the grave.
Man born of a woman, living for a short time, is filled with many miseries.
O forgive me, that I may be refreshed, before I go hence, and be no more.
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