18 “O earth, (A)cover not my blood,
    and let my (B)cry find no resting place.
19 Even now, behold, my (C)witness is in heaven,
    and he who testifies for me is (D)on high.
20 My friends (E)scorn me;
    my eye pours out tears to God,
21 that he would (F)argue the case of a man with God,
    as[a] a son of man does with his neighbor.

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Footnotes

  1. Job 16:21 Hebrew and

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