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24 Teach me, and I myself[a] will be silent;
and make me understand how I have gone astray.
25 How painful are upright words![b]
But[c] what does your reproof[d] reprove?
26 Do you intend to reprove my words[e]
and consider the words of a desperate man as wind?

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  1. Job 6:24 Emphatic personal pronoun
  2. Job 6:25 Literally “words of uprightness”
  3. Job 6:25 Hebrew “And”
  4. Job 6:25 Literally “reproving from you”
  5. Job 6:26 Or “Do you intend to reprove with words”