Job 16:6
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New International Version
"Yet if I speak, my pain is not relieved; and if I refrain, it does not go away.

King James Bible
Though I speak, my grief is not asswaged: and though I forbear, what am I eased?

Darby Bible Translation
If I speak, my pain is not assuaged; and if I forbear, what am I eased?

World English Bible
"Though I speak, my grief is not subsided. Though I forbear, what am I eased?

Young's Literal Translation
If I speak, my pain is not restrained, And I cease -- what goeth from me?

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Though I speak - But it will be of no avail thus to speak; for reprehensions of your conduct will not serve to mitigate my sufferings.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

my grief

Job 10:1 My soul is weary of my life; I will leave my complaint on myself; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Psalm 77:1-9 I cried to God with my voice, even to God with my voice; and he gave ear to me...

Psalm 88:15-18 I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer your terrors I am distracted...

what am I eased. Heb. what goeth from me

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Epistle Xlv. To Theoctista, Patrician .
To Theoctista, Patrician [153] . Gregory to Theoctista, &c. We ought to give great thanks to Almighty God, that our most pious and most benignant Emperors have near them kinsfolk of their race, whose life and conversation is such as to give us all great joy. Hence too we should continually pray for these our lords, that their life, with that of all who belong to them, may by the protection of heavenly grace be preserved through long and tranquil times. I have to inform you, however, that I have
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

The Birth of Jesus Proclaimed by Angels to the Shepherds.
(Near Bethlehem, b.c. 5.) ^C Luke II. 8-20. ^c 8 And there were shepherds in the same country [they were in the same fields from which David had been called to tend God's Israel, or flock] abiding in the field, and keeping watch by night over their flock. [When the flock is too far from the village to lead it to the fold at night, these shepherds still so abide with it in the field, even in the dead of winter.] 9 And an angel of the Lord stood by them [He stood upon the earth at their side, and did
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Job 9:27
If I say, 'I will forget my complaint, I will change my expression, and smile,'

Job 9:28
I still dread all my sufferings, for I know you will not hold me innocent.

Job 16:5
But my mouth would encourage you; comfort from my lips would bring you relief.

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