Job 23:2
Contemporary English Version
Today I complain bitterly, because God has been cruel and made me suffer.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now also my words are in bitterness, and the hand of my scourge is more grievous than my mourning.

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Now also my words are in bitterness, and the hand of my scourge is more grievous than my mourning.

my complaint

Job 6:2 O that my sins, whereby I have deserved wrath, and the calamity that I suffer, were weighed in a balance.

Job 10:1 My soul is weary of my life, I will let go my speech against myself, I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Lamentations 3:19,20 Zain. Remember my poverty, and transgression, the wormwood and the gall. . . .

Psalm 77:2-9 In the days of my trouble I sought God, with my hands lifted up to him in the night, and I was not deceived. My soul refused to be comforted: . . .

stroke.

Job 11:6 That he might shew thee the secrets of wisdom, and that his law is manifold, and thou mightest understand that he exacteth much less of thee, than thy iniquity deserveth.

Context
Job Longs for God
1Then Job answered, and said: 2Now also my words are in bitterness, and the hand of my scourge is more grievous than my mourning.3Who will grant me that I might know and find him, and come even to his throne?…
Cross References
Job 6:2
O that my sins, whereby I have deserved wrath, and the calamity that I suffer, were weighed in a balance.

Job 6:3
As the sand of the sea, this would appear heavier: therefore, my words are full of sorrow:

Job 7:11
Wherefore, I will not spare my mouth, I will speak in the affliction of my spirit: I will talk with the bitterness of my soul.

Job 23:1
Then Job answered, and said:

Job 23:3
Who will grant me that I might know and find him, and come even to his throne?

Job 34:37
Because he addeth blasphemy upon his sins, let him be tied fast in the mean time amongst us: and then let him provoke God to judgment with his speeches.

Psalm 32:4
For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: I am turned in my anguish, whilst the thorn is fastened.

Ezekiel 24:16
Son of man, behold I take from thee the desire of thy eyes with a stroke, and thou shall not lament, nor weep; neither shall thy tears run down.

Additional Translations
“Even today my complaint is bitter. His hand is heavy despite my groaning.Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

Even to-day is my complaint rebellious: My stroke is heavier than my groaning.

Yea, I know that pleading is out of my reach; and his hand has been made heavy upon my groaning.

Even to-day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

Even today is my complaint rebellious: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

Even to-day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

"Even today my complaint is rebellious. His hand is heavy in spite of my groaning.

Also -- to-day is my complaint bitter, My hand hath been heavy because of my sighing.
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