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You have seized me; you are my enemy. I am skin and bones, and people take that as proof of my guilt.
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But now my sorrow hath oppressed me, and all my limbs are brought to nothing.
And thou hast, etc.
is a witness
Job 10:17 Thou renewest thy witnesses against me, and multipliest thy wrath upon me, and pains war against me.
Ruth 1:21 I went out full and the Lord hath brought me back empty. Why then do you call me Noemi, whom the Lord hath humbled, and the Almighty hath afflicted?
Ephesians 5:27 That he might present it to himself, a glorious church, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.
Psalm 106:15 And he gave them their request: and sent fulness into their souls.
Isaiah 10:16 Therefore the sovereign Lord, the Lord of hosts, shall send leanness among his fat ones: and under his glory shall be kindled a burning, as it were the burning of a fire.
Isaiah 24:16 From the ends of the earth we have heard praises, the glory of the just one. And I said: My secret to myself, my secret to myself, woe is me: the prevaricators have prevaricated, and with the prevarication of transgressors they have prevaricated.
ContextJob Decries his Comforters
…7But what shall I do? If I speak, my pain will not rest: and if I hold my peace, it will not depart from me. 8But now my sorrow hath oppressed me, and all my limbs are brought to nothing.9My wrinkles bear witness against me, and a false speaker riseth up against my face, contradicting me.  He hath gathered together his fury against me, and threatening me he hath gnashed with his teeth upon me: my enemy hath beheld me with terrible eyes.…
Thou renewest thy witnesses against me, and multipliest thy wrath upon me, and pains war against me.
My eye is dim through indignation, and my limbs are brought as it were to nothing.
The flesh being consumed, my bone hath cleaved to my skin, and nothing but lips are left about my teeth.
His flesh shall be consumed away, and his bones that were covered shall be made bare.
My knees are weakened through fasting: and my flesh is changed for oil.
Additional TranslationsYou have shriveled me up as a witness against me; my frailty rises up and testifies against me.And you have filled me with wrinkles, which is a witness against me: and my leanness rising up in me bears witness to my face.
And thou hast laid fast hold on me, which is a witness against me : And my leanness riseth up against me, It testifieth to my face.
But now he has made me weary, and a worn-out fool; and thou hast laid hold of me.
Thou hast shrivelled me up! it is become a witness; and my leanness riseth up against me, it beareth witness to my face.
And thou hast laid fast hold on me, which is a witness against me: and my leanness riseth up against me, it testifieth to my face.
And thou hast filled me with wrinkles, which is a witness against me: and my leanness rising up in me beareth witness to my face.
You have shriveled me up. This is a witness against me. My leanness rises up against me. It testifies to my face.
And Thou dost loathe me, For a witness it hath been, And rise up against me doth my failure, In my face it testifieth.
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