Surely, God, you have worn me out;(A)
    you have devastated my entire household.(B)

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Will your idle talk(A) reduce others to silence?
    Will no one rebuke you when you mock?(B)

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12 His troops advance in force;(A)
    they build a siege ramp(B) against me
    and encamp around my tent.(C)

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12 On my right(A) the tribe[a] attacks;
    they lay snares(B) for my feet,(C)
    they build their siege ramps against me.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Job 30:12 The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
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Though an army besiege me,
    my heart will not fear;(A)
though war break out against me,
    even then I will be confident.(B)

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15 But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee;(A)
    assailants gathered against me without my knowledge.
    They slandered(B) me without ceasing.

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57 At this they covered their ears and, yelling at the top of their voices, they all rushed at him,

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