38 “If my (A)land cries out against me,
And its furrows weep together;
39 If I have (B)eaten its [a]fruit without money,
Or have (C)caused [b]its owners to lose their lives,
40 Let (D)briars [c]grow instead of wheat,
And stinkweed instead of barley.”

The words of Job are ended.

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Footnotes

  1. Job 31:39 Lit strength
  2. Job 31:39 Lit the soul of its owners to expire
  3. Job 31:40 Lit come forth

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