23 Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book!

24 That they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!

25 For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth:

26 And though after my skin worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God:

27 Whom I shall see for myself, and mine eyes shall behold, and not another; though my reins be consumed within me.

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23 “O that my words were written down!
    O that they were inscribed in a book!(A)
24 O that with an iron pen and with lead
    they were engraved on a rock forever!(B)
25 For I know that my vindicator[a] lives
    and that in the end he will stand upon the earth;(C)
26 and after my skin has been destroyed,
    then in my flesh I shall see God,(D)
27 whom I shall see on my side,
    and my eyes shall behold, and not another.
    My heart faints within me!(E)

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  1. 19.25 Or redeemer