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Job 12 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:1 - Then Iyov answered,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:2 - "No doubt, but you are the people, And wisdom shall die with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:3 - But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you: Yes, who doesn't know such things as these?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:4 - I am like one who is a joke to his neighbor, I, who called on God, and he answered. The just, the blameless man is a joke.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:5 - In the thought of him who is at ease there is contempt for misfortune, It is ready for them whose foot slips.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:6 - The tents of robbers prosper, Those who provoke God are secure; Who carry their God in their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:7 - "But ask the animals, now, and they shall teach you; The birds of the sky, and they shall tell you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:8 - Or speak to the eretz, and it shall teach you; The fish of the sea shall declare to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:9 - Who doesn't know that in all these, The hand of the LORD has done this,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:10 - In whose hand is the life of every living thing, The breath of all mankind?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:11 - Doesn't the ear try words, Even as the palate tastes its food?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:12 - With aged men is wisdom, In length of days understanding.

Job Speaks of the Power of God

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:13 - "With God is wisdom and might. He has counsel and understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:14 - Behold, he breaks down, and it can't be built again; He imprisons a man, and there can be no release.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:15 - Behold, he withholds the waters, and they dry up; Again, he sends them out, and they overturn the eretz.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:16 - With him is strength and wisdom; The deceived and the deceiver are his.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:17 - He leads counselors away stripped. He makes judges fools.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:18 - He loosens the bond of kings, He binds their loins with a belt.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:19 - He leads Kohanim away stripped, And overthrows the mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:20 - He removes the speech of those who are trusted, And takes away the understanding of the Zakenim.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:21 - He pours contempt on princes, And loosens the belt of the strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:22 - He uncovers deep things out of darkness, And brings out to light the shadow of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:23 - He increases the nations, and he destroys them. He enlarges the nations, and he leads them captive.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:24 - He takes away understanding from the chiefs of the people of the eretz, And causes them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:25 - They grope in the dark without light. He makes them stagger like a drunken man.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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