The Book of Job; Tr. by E. Smith, with a Preface and Annotations by F. Randolph

The Book of Job; Tr. by E. Smith, with a Preface and Annotations by F. Randolph

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Excerpt from book: CHAP. VII. 1 IS not man a soldier on earth? And his days like the days of an hireling? 2 As the servant panting for the shade of night, And as the hireling longing for the reward of hi labour, 3 So am I made to inherit months of vanity, And nights of trouble are numbered me. 4 If I lie down, I say, When shall I arise? And the evening is lengthened out, And I am weary with tossing till the morning breeze. 5 The clothing of my flesh is worms, and dust that cleaves to it. My skin cracks, and peels off. 6 My days are swifter than a shuttle, They are finished for want of thread. 7 Remembering that my life is wind, Never again shall mine eye see good. 8. The eye of the beholder shall dwell on me no more, Thine eye is upon me?and I am not. 9 The cloud is finished and gone, So he that descends to the grave shall never arise. 10 He shall not return to his house, And his place shall know him no more. 11 Moreover J will not refrain my lips, I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul. 12 Am I a serpent of the water, That thou settest over me a watch ? 13 For I said, My mattress shall comfort me, My bed shall ease my complaint; Serpent?Crocodile. It was customary in Egypt, when a crocodile appeared, to fet a watch over him, to give notice where the danger wag. 14 And thou destroyedst me in dreams, And with visions didst thou terrify me. 15 And my soul prefers strangling, Death, rather than these bones. 16 I am disgusted?I would not live for ever, . Cease from me, for my days are vanity. 17 What is man that thou shouldst magnify him : That thou shouldst set thy heart against him r 18 And shouldst visit him every morning, And try him every moment? 19 How long wilt thou...
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780217379441
Publisher: General Books
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 2 mm
Width: 186 mm
ISBN-10: 0217379443
Publisher Date: 15 Jan 2012
Height: 242 mm
No of Pages: 32
Series Title: English
Weight: 77 gr
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