10 My eyes languished before destitution. All day long, I cried out to you, O Lord. I stretched out my hands to you.
11 Will you perform wonders for the dead? Or will physicians raise to life, and so confess to you?
12 Could anyone declare your mercy in the sepulcher, or your truth from within perdition?
13 Will your wonders be known in the darkness, or your justice in the land of oblivion?
14 And I have cried out to you, O Lord, and in early morning, my prayer will come before you.
15 Lord, why do you reject my prayer? Why do you turn your face away from me?
Job 9:1-12, 14-16
1 And Job, responding, said:
2 Truly, I know that it is so, and that man cannot be justified compared with God.
3 If he chooses to contend with him, he is not able to respond to him once out of a thousand times.
4 He is understanding in heart and mighty in strength; who has resisted him and yet had peace?
5 He has moved mountains, and those whom he overthrew in his fury did not know it.
6 He shakes the earth out of its place and its pillars tremble.
7 He commands the sun and it does not rise, and he closes the stars as if under a seal.
8 He alone extends the heavens, and he walks upon the waves of the sea.
9 He fashions Arcturus, and Orion, and Hyades, and the interior of the south.
10 He accomplishes great and incomprehensible and miraculous things, which cannot be numbered.
11 If he approaches me, I will not see him; if he departs, I will not understand.
12 If he suddenly should question, who will answer him? Or who can say, "Why did you do so?"
14 what am I then, that I should answer him and exchange words with him?
15 And if I now have any justice, I will not respond, but will beseech my judge.
16 And if he should listen to me when I call, I would not believe that he had heard my voice.
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