Life Afflictions - Job 17

Job 17:1 My breath is corrupt, my days are extinct, the  graves are ready for me. 

Job 17:2 Are there not mockers  with me? and doth not mine eye continue in their  provocation? 

Job 17:3 Lay down now, put me in a surety with  thee; who is he that will strike hands with me? 

Job 17:4  For thou hast hid their heart from understanding: therefore  shalt thou not exalt them. 

Job 17:5 He that speaketh flattery  to his friends, even the eyes of his children shall fail.  


Job 17:6 He hath made me also a byword of the people; and  aforetime I was as a tabret. 

Job 17:7 Mine eye also is dim by  reason of sorrow, and all my members are as a shadow.  

Job 17:8 Upright men shall be astonied at this, and the  innocent shall stir up himself against the hypocrite. 

Job 17:9  The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that hath  clean hands shall be stronger and stronger. 

Job 17:10 But as  for you all, do ye return, and come now: for I cannot find  one wise man among you. 

Job 17:11 My days are past, my  purposes are broken off, even the thoughts of my heart.  

Job 17:12 They change the night into day: the light is short  because of darkness. 

Job 17:13 If I wait, the grave is mine  house: I have made my bed in the darkness. 

Job 17:14 I have  said to corruption, Thou art my father: to the worm, Thou  art my mother, and my sister. 

Job 17:15 And where is now  my hope? as for my hope, who shall see it? 

Job 17:16 They  shall go down to the bars of the pit, when our rest together  is in the dust.  KJV