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If only my life could once again be as it was when God watched over me.
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Who will grant me, that I might be according to the months past, according to the days in which God kept me?
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Job 1:1-5 There was a man in the land of Hus, whose name was Job, and that man was simple and upright, and fearing God, and avoiding evil. . . .
Job 7:3 So I also have had empty months, and have numbered to myself wearisome nights.
Job 1:10 Hast thou not made a fence for him, and his house, and all his substance round about, blessed the works of his hands, and his possession hath increased on the earth?
Psalm 37:28 For the Lord loveth judgment, and will not forsake his saints: they shall be preserved for ever. The unjust shall be punished, and the seed of the wicked shall perish.
Jude 1:1 Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ and brother of James: to them that are beloved in God the Father and preserved in Jesus Christ and called.
ContextJob's Former Blessings
1Job also added, taking up his parable, and said: 2Who will grant me, that I might be according to the months past, according to the days in which God kept me?3When his lamp shined over my head, and I walked by his light in darkness?…
Hast thou not made a fence for him, and his house, and all his substance round about, blessed the works of his hands, and his possession hath increased on the earth?
And as I have watched over them, to pluck up, and to throw down, and to scatter, and destroy, and afflict: so will I watch over them, to build up, and to plant them, saith the Lord.
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