55 whose harvest the hungry eateth up and taketh it

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Unformatted text preview: d. 9:23 If the scourge slay suddenly, he will laugh at the trial of the innocent. 9:24 The earth is given into the hand of the wicked: he covereth the faces of the judges thereof; if not, where, and who is he? 9:25 Now my days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good. 9:26 They are passed away as the swift ships: as the eagle that hasteth to the prey. 9:27 If I say, I will forget my complaint, I will leave off my heaviness, and comfort myself: 9:28 I am afraid of all my sorrows, I know that thou wilt not hold me innocent. 9:29 If I be wicked, why then labour I in vain? 9:30 If I wash myself with snow water, and make my hands never so clean; 9:31 Yet shalt thou plunge me in the ditch, and mine own clothes shall abhor me. 9:32 For he is not a man, as I am, that I should answer him, and we should come together in judgment. 9:33 Neither is there any daysman betwixt us, that might lay his hand upon us both. 9:34 Let him take his rod away from me, and let not his fear terrify me: 9:35 Then would I speak, and not fear him; b...
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