Job 9:21
Contemporary English Version
I am not guilty, but I no longer care what happens to me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Although I should be simple, even this my soul shall be ignorant of, and I shall be weary of my life.

New American Bible
I am innocent, but I cannot know it; I despise my life.

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Although I should be simple, even this my soul shall be ignorant of, and I shall be weary of my life.

yet would

Psalm 139:23,24 Prove me, O God, and know my heart: examine me, and know my paths. . . .

Proverbs 28:26 He that trusteth in his own heart, is a fool: but he that walketh wisely, he shall be saved.

Jeremiah 17:9,10 The heart is perverse above all things, and unsearchable, who can know it? . . .

1 Corinthians 4:4 For I am not conscious to myself of anything. Yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord.

1 John 3:20 For if our heart reprehend us, God is greater than our heart and knoweth all things.

I would

Job 7:15,16,21 So that my soul rather chooseth hanging, and my bones death. . . .

Context
Job: How Can I Argue with God?
20If I would justify myself, my own mouth shall condemn me: if I would shew myself innocent, he shall prove me wicked. 21Although I should be simple, even this my soul shall be ignorant of, and I shall be weary of my life.22One thing there is that I have spoken, both the innocent and the wicked he consumeth.…
Cross References
Job 1:1
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 6:9
And that he that hath begun may destroy me, that he may let loose his hand, and cut me off?

Job 7:16
I have done with hope, I shall now live no longer: spare me, for my days are nothing.

Job 9:15
I, who although I should have any just thing, would not answer, but would make supplication to my judge.

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 12:4
He that is mocked by his friends as I, shall call upon God and he will hear him: for the simplicity of the just man is laughed to scorn.

Job 13:18
If I shall be judged, I know that I shall be found just.

Job 33:9
I am clean, and without sin: I am unspotted, and there is no iniquity in me.

Additional Translations
Though I am blameless, I have no concern for myself; I despise my life.Though I were perfect, yet would I not know my soul: I would despise my life.

I am perfect; I regard not myself; I despise my life.

For even if I have sinned, I know it not in my soul: but my life is taken away.

Were I perfect, [yet] would I not know my soul: I would despise my life.

I am perfect; I regard not myself; I despise my life.

Though I were perfect, yet would I not know my soul: I would despise my life.

I am blameless. I don't respect myself. I despise my life.

Perfect I am! -- I know not my soul, I despise my life.
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