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Job 20 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:1 - Then Tzofar the Na`amatite answered,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:2 - "Therefore do my thoughts give answer to me, Even by reason of my haste that is in me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:3 - I have heard the reproof which puts me to shame; The spirit of my understanding answers me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:4 - Don't you know this from old time, Since man was placed on eretz,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:5 - That the triumphing of the wicked is short, The joy of the godless but for a moment?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:6 - Though his height mount up to the heavens, And his head reach to the clouds,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:7 - Yet he shall perish forever like his own dung, Those who have seen him shall say, 'Where is he?'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:8 - He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found: Yes, he shall be chased away like a vision of the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:9 - The eye which saw him shall see him no more, Neither shall his place any more see him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:10 - His children shall seek the favor of the poor. His hands shall give back his wealth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:11 - His bones are full of his youth, But youth shall lie down with him in the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:12 - "Though wickedness is sweet in his mouth, Though he hide it under his tongue,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:13 - Though he spare it, and will not let it go, But keep it still within his mouth;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:14 - Yet his food in his bowels is turned. It is cobra venom within him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:15 - He has swallowed down riches, and he shall vomit them up again. God will cast them out of his belly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:16 - He shall suck cobra venom. The viper's tongue shall kill him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:17 - He shall not look at the rivers, The flowing streams of honey and butter.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:18 - That for which he labored he shall restore, and shall not swallow it down; According to the substance that he has gotten, he shall not rejoice.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:19 - For he has oppressed and forsaken the poor. He has violently taken away a house, and he shall not build it up.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:20 - "Because he knew no quietness within him, He shall not save anything of that in which he delights.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:21 - There was nothing left that he didn't devour, Therefore his prosperity shall not endure.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:22 - In the fullness of his sufficiency, distress shall overtake him: The hand of everyone who is in misery shall come on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:23 - When he is about to fill his belly, God will cast the fierceness of his wrath on him. It will rain on him while he is eating.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:24 - He shall flee from the iron weapon. The bronze arrow shall strike him through.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:25 - He draws it forth, and it comes out of his body. Yes, the glittering point comes out of his liver. Terrors are on him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:26 - All darkness is laid up for his treasures. An unfanned fire shall devour him. It shall consume that which is left in his tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:27 - The heavens shall reveal his iniquity, The eretz shall rise up against him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:28 - The increase of his house shall depart; They shall rush away in the day of his wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 20:29 - This is the portion of a wicked man from God, The heritage appointed to him by God."

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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