My eyes have grown dim with grief;(A)
    my whole frame is but a shadow.(B)

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20 I am nothing but skin and bones;(A)
    I have escaped only by the skin of my teeth.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Job 19:20 Or only by my gums

21 Their flesh wastes away to nothing,
    and their bones,(A) once hidden, now stick out.(B)

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My eyes grow weak(A) with sorrow;
    they fail because of all my foes.

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17 All my bones are on display;
    people stare(A) and gloat over me.(B)

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    my eyes(A) are dim with grief.

I call(B) to you, Lord, every day;
    I spread out my hands(C) to you.

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In my distress I groan aloud(A)
    and am reduced to skin and bones.

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24 My knees give(A) way from fasting;(B)
    my body is thin and gaunt.(C)

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17 Because of this our hearts(A) are faint,(B)
    because of these things our eyes(C) grow dim(D)

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