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Job 14 from scroll 4Q100 Jobb

4 Who can bring a clean thing out of an unclean?

Not one.

5 Seeing his days are determined,

the number of his months is with you,

and you have appointed his bounds that he can’t pass;

6 Look away from him, that he may rest,

until he shall accomplish, as a hireling, his day.


Job 14 from scroll 4Q101 PaleoJobc

13 “Oh that you would hide me in Sheol,

that you would keep me secret, until your wrath is past,

that you would appoint me a set time, and remember me!

14 If a man dies, shall he live again?

All the days of my warfare would I wait,

until my release should come.

15 You would call, and I would answer you.

You would have a desire to the work of your hands.

You would call, and I would answer you.

16 But now you count my steps.

Don’t you watch over my sin?

17 My disobedience is sealed up in a bag.

You fasten up my iniquity.


18 “But the mountain falling comes to nothing.

The rock is removed out of its place;



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