Bible: Job 3:1-19
II. Job’s Dialogue With His Friends
and the night that said, 8
let not God on high regard 13 it,
nor let light shine 14 on it!
3:5 Let darkness and the deepest
let a cloud settle on it;
let whatever blackens the day 17 terrify it!
3:6 That night – let darkness seize 18 it;
let it not be included 19 among the days of the year;
let it not enter among the number of the months! 20
3:9 Let its morning stars 29 be darkened;
nor let it see the first rays 32 of dawn,
nor did it hide trouble 36 from my eyes!
Job Wishes He Had Died at Birth 37
and why did I not expire
as 41 I came out of the womb?
3:12 Why did the knees welcome me, 42
that I might nurse at them? 45
3:13 For now 46 I would be lying down
I would be asleep and then at peace 49
3:14 with kings and counselors of the earth
who built for themselves places now desolate, 50
3:15 or with princes who possessed gold, 51
who filled their palaces 52 with silver.
like a stillborn infant, 56
and there the weary 63 are at rest.
they do not hear the voice of the oppressor. 68
3:19 Small and great are 69 there,