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Job 21 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:1 - Then Iyov answered,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:2 - "Listen diligently to my speech. Let this be your consolation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:3 - Allow me, and I also will speak; After I have spoken, mock on.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:4 - As for me, is my complaint to man? Why shouldn't I be impatient?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:5 - Look at me, and be astonished. Lay your hand on your mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:6 - When I remember, I am troubled. Horror takes hold of my flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:7 - "Why do the wicked live, Become old, yes, and grow mighty in power?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:8 - Their child is established with them in their sight, Their offspring before their eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:9 - Their houses are safe from fear, Neither is the rod of God upon them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:10 - Their bulls breed without fail. Their cows calve, and don't miscarry.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:11 - They send forth their little ones like a flock. Their children dance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:12 - They sing to the tambourine and harp, And rejoice at the sound of the pipe.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:13 - They spend their days in prosperity. In an instant they go down to She'ol.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:14 - They tell God, 'Depart from us, For we don't want to know about your ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:15 - What is Shaddai, that we should serve him? What profit should we have, if we pray to him?'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:16 - Behold, their prosperity is not in their hand: The counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:17 - "How often is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out? That their calamity comes on them? That God distributes sorrows in his anger?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:18 - That they are as stubble before the wind, As chaff that the storm carries away?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:19 - You say, 'God lays up his iniquity for his children.' Let him recompense it to himself, that he may know it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:20 - Let his own eyes see his destruction. Let him drink of the wrath of Shaddai.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:21 - For what does he care for his house after him, When the number of his months is cut off?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:22 - "Shall any teach God knowledge, Seeing he judges those who are high?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:23 - One dies in his full strength, Being wholly at ease and quiet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:24 - His pails are full of milk. The marrow of his bones is moistened.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:25 - Another dies in bitterness of soul, And never tastes of good.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:26 - They lie down alike in the dust, The worm covers them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:27 - "Behold, I know your thoughts, The devices with which you would wrong me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:28 - For you say, 'Where is the house of the prince? Where is the tent in which the wicked lived?'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:29 - Haven't you asked wayfaring men? Don't you know their evidences,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:30 - That the evil man is reserved to the day of calamity? That they are led forth to the day of wrath?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:31 - Who shall declare his way to his face? Who shall repay him what he has done?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:32 - Yet shall he be borne to the grave, Men shall keep watch over the tomb.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:33 - The clods of the valley shall be sweet to him. All men shall draw after him, As there were innumerable before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:34 - So how can you comfort me with nonsense, Seeing that in your answers there remains only falsehood?"

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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