13:1 icapsoe, mine eye hath seene all this, mine eare hath heard and vnderstood it.  
13:2 What yee know, the same doe I know also, I am not inferiour vnto you.  
13:3 Surely I would speake to the Almighty, & I desire to reason with God.  
13:4 But ye are forgers of lies, yee are all Physicians of no value.  
13:5 O that you would altogether hold your peace, & it should be your wisdome.  
13:6 Heare now my reasoning, and hearken to the pleadings of my lips.  
13:7 Wil you speake wickedly for God? and talke deceitfully for him?  
13:8 Will ye accept his person? Will yee contend for God?  
13:9 Is it good that hee should search you out? or as one man mocketh another, doe ye so mocke him?  
13:10 He will surely reprooue you, if yee doe secretly accept persons.  
13:11 Shall not his excellencie make you afraid? and his dread fall vpon you?  
13:12 Your remembrances are like vnto ashes, your bodies to bodies of clay.  
13:13 Hold your peace, let me alone that I may speake, and let come on me what will. Margin Note
13:14 Wherefore doe I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life in mine hand?  
13:15 Though hee slay mee, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintaine mine owne wayes before him. Margin Note
13:16 Hee also shall be my saluation: for an hypocrite shall not come before him.  
13:17 Heare diligently my speach, and my declaration with your eares.  
13:18 Behold now, I haue ordered my cause, I know that I shall be iustified.  
13:19 Who is hee that will plead with me? for now if I hold my tongue, I shall giue vp the ghost.  
13:20 Only doe not two things vnto me: then will I not hide my selfe from thee.  
13:21 Withdrawe thine hand far from me: and let not thy dread make mee afraid.  
13:22 Then call thou, and I will answere: or let me speake, and answere thou mee.  
13:23 How many are mine iniquities and sinnes? make mee to knowe my transgression, and my sinne.  
13:24 Wherefore hidest thou thy face, and holdest me for thine enemie?  
13:25 Wilt thou breake a leafe driuen to and fro? and wilt thou pursue the drie stubble?  
13:26 For thou writest bitter things against mee, and makest me to possesse the iniquities of my youth.  
13:27 Thou puttest my feete also in the stockes, and lookest narrowly vnto all my pathes; thou settest a print vpon the heeles of my feete. Margin Note
13:28 And hee, as a rotten thing consumeth, as a garment that is moth-eaten.