Then Job answered and said,
“Even today my complaint is contentious;
His hand is heavy despite my groaning.
Oh, that I knew where I might find Him,
That I might [even] come to His seat!
I would present my cause before Him
And fill my mouth with arguments.
I would learn the words which He would answer,
And understand what He would say to me.
Would He contend against me with His great power?
No, surely He would give attention to me.
There the righteous and upright could reason with Him;
So I would be acquitted forever by my Judge.
“Behold, I go forward (to the east), but He is not there;
I go backward (to the west), but I cannot perceive Him