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25 How painful are upright words![a]
But[b] what does your reproof[c] reprove?
26 Do you intend to reprove my words[d]
and consider the words of a desperate man as wind?
27 Even over the orphan you would cast the lot,
and you would bargain over your friend.

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

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