A A A A A
Bible Book List

Job 16:9-17 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

His wrath tears and assails me,
    he gnashes his teeth against me;
My enemy looks daggers at me.
10     They gape at me with their mouths;
They strike me on the cheek with insults;
    they are all enlisted against me.
11 God has given me over to the impious;
    into the hands of the wicked he has cast me.
12 I was in peace, but he dislodged me,
    seized me by the neck, dashed me to pieces.
He has set me up for a target;
13     his arrows strike me from all directions.
He pierces my sides without mercy,
    pours out my gall upon the ground.
14 He pierces me, thrust upon thrust,
    rushes at me like a warrior.
15 I have sewn sackcloth on my skin,
    laid my horn low in the dust.
16 My face is inflamed with weeping,
    darkness covers my eyes,
17 Although my hands are free from violence,
    and my prayer sincere.

New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

Scripture texts, prefaces, introductions, footnotes and cross references used in this work are taken from the New American Bible, revised edition © 2010, 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Inc., Washington, DC All Rights Reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the copyright owner.

  Back

1 of 1

You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more

Viewing of
Cross references
Footnotes