38 “I have been with you for twenty years now.(A) Your sheep and goats have not miscarried,(B) nor have I eaten rams from your flocks. 39 I did not bring you animals torn by wild beasts; I bore the loss myself. And you demanded payment from me for whatever was stolen(C) by day or night.(D) 40 This was my situation: The heat consumed me in the daytime and the cold at night, and sleep fled from my eyes.(E) 41 It was like this for the twenty years(F) I was in your household. I worked for you fourteen years for your two daughters(G) and six years for your flocks,(H) and you changed my wages(I) ten times.(J) 42 If the God of my father,(K) the God of Abraham(L) and the Fear of Isaac,(M) had not been with me,(N) you would surely have sent me away empty-handed. But God has seen my hardship and the toil of my hands,(O) and last night he rebuked you.(P)

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