1. After this opened Job his mouth, and cursed his day.

2. And Job spake, and said, {spake: Heb. answered}

3. Let the day perish wherein I was born, and the night {in which} it was said, There is a man child conceived.

4. Let that day be darkness; let not God regard it from above, neither let the light shine upon it.

5. Let darkness and the shadow of death stain it; let a cloud dwell upon it; let the blackness of the day terrify it. {stain: or, challenge} {let the...: or, let them terrify it, as those who have a bitter day}

6. As {for} that night, let darkness seize upon it; let it not be joined unto the days of the year, let it not come into the number of the months. {let it not be...: or, let it not rejoice among the days}

7. Lo, let that night be solitary, let no joyful voice come therein.

8. Let them curse it that curse the day, who are ready to raise up their mourning. {their...: or, leviathan}

9. Let the stars of the twilight thereof be dark; let it look for light, but {have} none; neither let it see the dawning of the day: {the dawning...: Heb. the eyelids of the morning}

10. Because it shut not up the doors of my {mother's} womb, nor hid sorrow from mine eyes.

11. Why died I not from the womb? {why} did I {not} give up the ghost when I came out of the belly?

12. Why did the knees prevent me? or why the breasts that I should suck?

13. For now should I have lain still and been quiet, I should have slept: then had I been at rest,

14. With kings and counsellors of the earth, which built desolate places for themselves;

15. Or with princes that had gold, who filled their houses with silver:

16. Or as an hidden untimely birth I had not been; as infants {which} never saw light.

17. There the wicked cease {from} troubling; and there the weary be at rest. {weary: Heb. wearied in strength}

18. {There} the prisoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor.

19. The small and great are there; and the servant {is} free from his master.

20. Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter {in} soul;

21. Which long for death, but it {cometh} not; and dig for it more than for hid treasures; {long: Heb. wait}

22. Which rejoice exceedingly, {and} are glad, when they can find the grave?

23. {Why is light given} to a man whose way is hid, and whom God hath hedged in?

24. For my sighing cometh before I eat, and my roarings are poured out like the waters. {I eat: Heb. my meat}

25. For the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me, and that which I was afraid of is come unto me. {the thing...: Heb. I feared a fear, and it came upon me}

26. I was not in safety, neither had I rest, neither was I quiet; yet trouble came.

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