1. Then Job answered Jehovah, and said,

2. I know that thou canst do all things, And that no purpose of thine can be restrained.

3. Who is this that hideth counsel without knowledge? Therefore have I uttered that which I understood not, Things too wonderful for me, which I knew not.

4. Hear, I beseech thee, and I will speak; I will demand of thee, and declare thou unto me.

5. I had heard of thee by the hearing of the ear; But now mine eye seeth thee:

6. Wherefore I abhor [myself], And repent in dust and ashes.

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