The King James Version Bible

Job 23:1-9

  1. Then Job answered and said,

  2. Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is heavier than my groaning.

  3. Oh that I knew where I might find him! that I might come even to his seat!

  4. I would order my cause before him, and fill my mouth with arguments.

  5. I would know the words which he would answer me, and understand what he would say unto me.

  6. Will he plead against me with his great power? No; but he would put strength in me.

  7. There the righteous might dispute with him; so should I be delivered for ever from my judge.

  8. Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him:

  9. On the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him: he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him: