14 They advance as through a gaping breach;(A)
    amid the ruins they come rolling in.
15 Terrors(B) overwhelm me;(C)
    my dignity is driven away as by the wind,
    my safety vanishes like a cloud.(D)

16 “And now my life ebbs away;(E)
    days of suffering grip me.(F)
17 Night pierces my bones;
    my gnawing pains never rest.(G)
18 In his great power(H) God becomes like clothing to me[a];
    he binds me like the neck of my garment.
19 He throws me into the mud,(I)
    and I am reduced to dust and ashes.(J)

20 “I cry out to you,(K) God, but you do not answer;(L)
    I stand up, but you merely look at me.
21 You turn on me ruthlessly;(M)
    with the might of your hand(N) you attack me.(O)
22 You snatch me up and drive me before the wind;(P)
    you toss me about in the storm.(Q)
23 I know you will bring me down to death,(R)
    to the place appointed for all the living.(S)

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  1. Job 30:18 Hebrew; Septuagint power he grasps my clothing

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