Job 9: 1 - 12, 14 - 16
1 Then Job answered:
2 "Truly I know that it is so: But how can a man be just before God?
3 If one wished to contend with him, one could not answer him once in a thousand times.
4 He is wise in heart, and mighty in strength -- who has hardened himself against him, and succeeded? --
5 he who removes mountains, and they know it not, when he overturns them in his anger;
6 who shakes the earth out of its place, and its pillars tremble;
7 who commands the sun, and it does not rise; who seals up the stars;
8 who alone stretched out the heavens, and trampled the waves of the sea;
9 who made the Bear and Orion, the Plei'ades and the chambers of the south;
10 who does great things beyond understanding, and marvelous things without number.
11 Lo, he passes by me, and I see him not; he moves on, but I do not perceive him.
12 Behold, he snatches away; who can hinder him? Who will say to him, `What doest thou'?
14 How then can I answer him, choosing my words with him?
15 Though I am innocent, I cannot answer him; I must appeal for mercy to my accuser.
16 If I summoned him and he answered me, I would not believe that he was listening to my voice.