Hold your Peace - Job 13

Job 13:1 Lo, mine eye hath seen all this, mine ear hath  heard and understood it. 

Job 13:2 What ye know, the same  do I know also: I am not inferior unto you. 

Job 13:3 Surely I  would speak to the Almighty, and I desire to reason with  God. 

Job 13:4 But ye are forgers of lies, ye are all  physicians of no value. 

Job 13:5 Oh that ye would altogether  hold your peace! and it should be your wisdom. 

Job 13:6  Hear now my reasoning, and hearken to the pleadings of my  lips. 

Job 13:7 Will ye speak wickedly for God? and talk  deceitfully for him? 

Job 13:8 Will ye accept his person? will  ye contend for God? 


Job 13:9 Is it good that he should search  you out? or as one man mocketh another, do ye so mock  him? 

Job 13:10 He will surely reprove you, if ye do secretly  accept persons. 

Job 13:11 Shall not his excellency make you  afraid? and his dread fall upon you? 

Job 13:12 Your  remembrances are like unto ashes, your bodies to bodies  of clay. 

Job 13:13 Hold your peace, let me alone, that I may  speak, and let come on me what will. 

Job 13:14 Wherefore  do I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in mine  hand? 

Job 13:15 Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him:  but I will maintain mine own ways before him. 

Job 13:16 He  also shall be my salvation: for an hypocrite shall not come     Page 299 
Job   before him. 

Job 13:17 Hear diligently my speech, and my  declaration with your ears. 

Job 13:18 Behold now, I have  ordered my cause; I know that I shall be justified. 

Job 13:19  Who is he that will plead with me? for now, if I hold my  tongue, I shall give up the ghost. 

Job 13:20 Only do not two  things unto me: then will I not hide myself from thee.   

Job 13:21 Withdraw thine hand far from me: and let not thy  dread make me afraid. 

Job 13:22 Then call thou, and I will  answer: or let me speak, and answer thou me. 

Job 13:23 How  many are mine iniquities and sins? make me to know my  transgression and my sin. 

Job 13:24 Wherefore hidest thou  thy face, and holdest me for thine enemy? 

Job 13:25 Wilt  thou break a leaf driven to and fro? and wilt thou pursue the  dry stubble? 

Job 13:26 For thou writest bitter things against  me, and makest me to possess the iniquities of my youth.  

Job 13:27 Thou puttest my feet also in the stocks, and lookest  narrowly unto all my paths; thou settest a print upon the  heels of my feet. 

Job 13:28 And he, as a rotten thing,  consumeth, as a garment that is moth eaten.   KJV