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Job 17 - AMP

2 Surely there are mockers and mockery around me, and my eye dwells on their obstinacy, insults, and resistance. 3 Give me a pledge with Yourself ; who is there that will give security for me? 4 But their hearts You have closed to understanding; therefore You will not let them triumph . 5 He who denounces his friends a prey and get a share, the eyes of his children shall fail . 6 But He has made me a byword among the people, and they spit before my face. 7 My eye has grown dim because of grief, and all my members are like a shadow. 8 Upright men shall be astonished and appalled at this, and the innocent shall stir himself up against the godless and polluted. 9 Yet shall the righteous (those upright and in right standing with God) hold to their ways, and he who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger. 10 But as for you, come on again, all of you, though I find not a wise man among you. 11 My days are past, my purposes and plans are frustrated; even the thoughts (desires and possessions) of my heart . 12 These extend from the night into the day, the light is short because of darkness. 13 But if I look to Sheol (the unseen state) as my abode, if I spread my couch in the darkness, 14 If I say to the grave and corruption, You are my father, and to the worm , You are my mother and my sister , 15 Where then is my hope? And if I have hope, who will see ? 16 shall go down to the bars of Sheol (the unseen state) when once there is rest in the dust.



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Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid avatar
House of Christ
Shared by: Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid on Oct, 2013
Summary: When a righteous man, continually believed that sin was in the hearts of his children, can he wait for his change? To know, that even a righteous man, will suffer, without sin and without cause.
Scripture: Job 1:1-17:16
Denomination: Friends
Views: 344
Gerald Steffy avatar
WHEN HOPE IS ALMOST GONE
Shared by: Gerald Steffy on Aug, 2009
Summary: Since hope is an assured expectation with a belief in the possibility that something will happen, it is sad when this is gone.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Job 17:1-16
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 4,184
Tom Shepard avatar
Job - A Broken Man - Job Chapter Seventeen
Shared by: Tom Shepard on Aug, 2007
Summary: This is a study into Job seventeen.
based on 16 ratings
Scripture: Job 17:1-16
Denomination: Independent Bible
Views: 3,161
Wade M. Hughes, Sr avatar
Frankenstein? What am I creating?
Shared by: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jul, 2006
Summary: Frankenstein is one who creates a monster by which he is eventually killed. Will our work or agency be that that comes back to ruin its originator? Build wisely.
based on 12 ratings
Scripture: Job 17:9
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 1,127
Randy Wood avatar
Pictures of Process
Shared by: Randy Wood on Sep, 2002
Summary: Life is a school. A school that offers us a chance to learn from day to day what "true" success is.
based on 35 ratings
Scripture: Job 17:1-42:17
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 2,034