For you write down bitter things against me and make me inherit the sins of my youth.
"For You write bitter things against me And make me to inherit the iniquities of my youth.
"You write bitter accusations against me and bring up all the sins of my youth.
You compile a long list of mean things about me, even hold me accountable for the sins of my youth.
For you put bitter things on record against me, and send punishment on me for the sins of my early years;
For you write bitter things against me, and make me reap the iniquities of my youth.
For You write bitter things against me, And make me inherit the iniquities of my youth.
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|NET © Notes||
1 tn The meaning is that of writing down a formal charge against someone (cf. Job 31:15).
2 sn Job acknowledges sins in his youth, but they are trifling compared to the suffering he now endures. Job thinks it unjust of God to persecute him now for those – if that is what is happening.