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For, with a tempest, would he fall upon me, and would multiply my wounds without need;
Though it is, within thine own knowledge, that I would not be lawless, and, none, out of thy hand, can deliver?
Since thou hast said, Right is my doctrine, and pure am I in his eyes.
Though no violence was in my hands, and, my prayer, was pure.
Of his steps, my foot taketh hold, His way, have I kept, and not swerved;
Far be it from me! that I should justify, you, - Even until I breathe my last, will I not let go mine integrity from me:
Righteousness, I put on, and it clothed me, Like a robe and turban, was my, justice;
If, a scourge, slay suddenly, at the despair of innocent ones, he mocketh.
Upright men shall be astounded over this, and, the innocent, against the impious, shall rouse themselves.
Although thou saidst, Because I am innocent, surely hath his anger turned back from me, - Behold me! entering into judgment with thee, because thou sayest, I have not sinned!
Thus, Job, vainly openeth his mouth, Without knowledge, he multiplieth words.