Job 10:16
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New International Version
If I hold my head high, you stalk me like a lion and again display your awesome power against me.

New American Standard Bible
Should my head be lifted up, You would hunt me like a lion; And again You would show Your power against me.

King James Bible
For it increaseth. Thou huntest me as a fierce lion: and again thou shewest thyself marvellous upon me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If I am proud, You hunt me like a lion and again display Your miraculous power against me.

International Standard Version
But if I do lift up my head, you will hunt me like a lion! You will perform miracles in order to fight against me.

American Standard Version
And if my head exalt itself, thou huntest me as a lion; And again thou showest thyself marvellous upon me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And for pride thou wilt take me as a lioness, and returning thou tormentest me wonderfully.

Darby Bible Translation
And it increaseth: thou huntest me as a fierce lion; and ever again thou shewest thy marvellous power upon me.

Young's Literal Translation
And it riseth -- as a lion Thou huntest me. And Thou turnest back -- Thou shewest Thyself wonderful in me.
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Job's Plea to God

1My soul is weary of my life; I will leave my complaint on myself; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul. 2I will say to God, Do not condemn me; show me why you contend with me. 3Is it good to you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and shine on the counsel of the wicked? 4Have you eyes of flesh? or see you as man sees? 5Are your days as the days of man? are your years as man's days, 6That you enquire after my iniquity, and search after my sin? 7You know that I am not wicked; and there is none that can deliver out of your hand. 8Your hands have made me and fashioned me together round about; yet you do destroy me. 9Remember, I beseech you, that you have made me as the clay; and will you bring me into dust again? 10Have you not poured me out as milk, and curdled me like cheese? 11You have clothed me with skin and flesh, and have fenced me with bones and sinews. 12You have granted me life and favor, and your visitation has preserved my spirit. 13And these things have you hid in your heart: I know that this is with you. 14If I sin, then you mark me, and you will not acquit me from my iniquity. 15If I be wicked, woe to me; and if I be righteous, yet will I not lift up my head. I am full of confusion; therefore see you my affliction; 16For it increases. You hunt me as a fierce lion: and again you show yourself marvelous on me. 17You renew your witnesses against me, and increase your indignation on me; changes and war are against me. 18Why then have you brought me forth out of the womb? Oh that I had given up the ghost, and no eye had seen me! 19I should have been as though I had not been; I should have been carried from the womb to the grave. 20Are not my days few? cease then, and let me alone, that I may take comfort a little, 21Before I go from where I shall not return, even to the land of darkness and the shadow of death; 22A land of darkness, as darkness itself; and of the shadow of death, without any order, and where the light is as darkness.
Cross References
Job 5:9
Which does great things and unsearchable; marvelous things without number:

Isaiah 38:13
I reckoned till morning, that, as a lion, so will he break all my bones: from day even to night will you make an end of me.

Lamentations 3:10
He was to me as a bear lying in wait, and as a lion in secret places.

Hosea 13:7
Therefore I will be to them as a lion: as a leopard by the way will I observe them:

Job 10:15
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