(ESV) Job 14 : 1 “Man who is born of a woman is few of days and full of trouble.
(ESV) Job 14 : 2 He comes out like a flower and withers; he flees like a shadow and continues not.
(ESV) Job 14 : 3 And do you open your eyes on such a one and bring me into judgment with you?
(ESV) Job 14 : 4 Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean? There is not one.
(ESV) Job 14 : 5 Since his days are determined, and the number of his months is with you, and you have appointed his limits that he cannot pass,
(ESV) Job 14 : 6 look away from him and leave him alone, that he may enjoy, like a hired hand, his day.
(ESV) Job 14 : 7 “For there is hope for a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its shoots will not cease.
(ESV) Job 14 : 8 Though its root grow old in the earth, and its stump die in the soil,
(ESV) Job 14 : 9 yet at the scent of water it will bud and put out branches like a young plant.
(ESV) Job 14 : 10 But a man dies and is laid low; man breathes his last, and where is he?
(ESV) Job 14 : 11 As waters fail from a lake and a river wastes away and dries up,
(ESV) Job 14 : 12 so a man lies down and rises not again; till the heavens are no more he will not awake or be roused out of his sleep.
(ESV) Job 14 : 13 Oh that you would hide me in Sheol, that you would conceal me until your wrath be past, that you would appoint me a set time, and remember me!
(ESV) Job 14 : 14 If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my service I would wait, till my renewal should come.
(ESV) Job 14 : 15 You would call, and I would answer you; you would long for the work of your hands.
(ESV) Job 14 : 16 For then you would number my steps; you would not keep watch over my sin;
(ESV) Job 14 : 17 my transgression would be sealed up in a bag, and you would cover over my iniquity.
(ESV) Job 14 : 18 “But the mountain falls and crumbles away, and the rock is removed from its place;
(ESV) Job 14 : 19 the waters wear away the stones; the torrents wash away the soil of the earth; so you destroy the hope of man.
(ESV) Job 14 : 20 You prevail forever against him, and he passes; you change his countenance, and send him away.
(ESV) Job 14 : 21 His sons come to honor, and he does not know it; they are brought low, and he perceives it not.
(ESV) Job 14 : 22 He feels only the pain of his own body, and he mourns only for himself.”