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I've lost all hope, so what if God kills me? I am going to state my case to him.
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Although he should kill me, I will trust in him: but yet I will reprove my ways in his sight.
he slay me
Job 13:18 If I shall be judged, I know that I shall be found just.
Job 19:25-28 For I know that my Redeemer liveth, and in the last day I shall rise out of the earth. . . .
Job 23:10 But he knoweth my way, and has tried me as gold that passeth through the fire:
Psalm 23:4 For though I should walk in the midst of the shadow of death, I will fear no evils, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff, they have comforted me.
Proverbs 14:32 The wicked man shall be driven out in his wickedness: but the just hath hope in his death.
Romans 8:38,39 For I am sure that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor might, . . .
but I will
Job 10:7 And shouldst know that I have done no wicked thing, whereas there is no man that can deliver out of thy hand?
Job 16:17,21 These things have I suffered without the iniquity of my hand, when I offered pure prayers to God. . . .
Job 23:4-7 I would set judgment before him, and would fill my mouth with complaints. . . .
Job 27:5 God forbid that I should judge you to be just: till I die I will not depart from my innocence.
Job 31:31-37 If the men of my tabernacle have not said: Who will give us of his flesh that we may be filled? . . .
Job 40:2,4,5,8 Shall he that contendeth with God be so easily silenced? surely he that reproveth God, ought to answer him. . . .
1 John 3:20 For if our heart reprehend us, God is greater than our heart and knoweth all things.
ContextJob Reproves His Friends
…14Why do I tear my flesh with my teeth, and carry my soul in my hands? 15Although he should kill me, I will trust in him: but yet I will reprove my ways in his sight.16And he shall be my saviour: for no hypocrite shall come before his presence.…
My days have passed more swiftly than the web is cut by the weaver, and are consumed without any hope.
But yet I will speak to the Almighty, and I desire to reason with God.
God forbid that I should judge you to be just: till I die I will not depart from my innocence.
Now the Lord prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah: and Jonah was in the belly of a fish for three days and three nights.
But I will rejoice in the Lord: and I will joy in God my Jesus.
Additional TranslationsThough He slay me, I will hope in Him. I will still defend my ways to His face.Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain my own ways before him.
Behold, he will slay me; I have no hope: Nevertheless I will maintain my ways before him.
Though the Mighty One should lay hand upon me, forasmuch as he has begun, verily I will speak, and plead before him.
Behold, if he slay me, yet would I trust in him; but I will defend mine own ways before him.
Though he slay me, yet will I wait for him: nevertheless I will maintain my ways before him.
Though he shall slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain my own ways before him.
Behold, he will kill me. I have no hope. Nevertheless, I will maintain my ways before him.
Lo, He doth slay me -- I wait not! Only, my ways unto His face I argue.
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