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Job 7:1-2 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Job’s Life Seems Futile

[a]Is not man forced to labor on earth,
And are not his days like the days of a hired man?
“As a slave who pants for the shade,
And as a hired man who eagerly waits for his wages,

Footnotes:

  1. Job 7:1 Lit Has not man compulsory labor
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Job 7:1-2 New International Version (NIV)

“Do not mortals have hard service on earth?
    Are not their days like those of hired laborers?
Like a slave longing for the evening shadows,
    or a hired laborer waiting to be paid,

New International Version (NIV)

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