20 If I have sinned, what have I done to you,(A)
    you who see everything we do?
Why have you made me your target?(B)
    Have I become a burden to you?[a](C)

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Footnotes

  1. Job 7:20 A few manuscripts of the Masoretic Text, an ancient Hebrew scribal tradition and Septuagint; most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text I have become a burden to myself.

For he says, ‘There is no profit
    in trying to please God.’(A)

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Yet you ask him, ‘What profit is it to me,[a]
    and what do I gain by not sinning?’(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Job 35:3 Or you

13 Surely in vain(A) I have kept my heart pure
    and have washed my hands in innocence.(B)

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