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Job 22 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:1 - Then Elifaz the Temanite answered,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:2 - "Can a man be profitable to God? Surely he who is wise is profitable to himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:3 - Is it any pleasure to Shaddai, that you are righteous? Or does it benefit him, that you make your ways perfect?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:4 - Is it for your piety that he reproves you, That he enters with you into judgment?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:5 - Isn't your wickedness great? Neither is there any end to your iniquities.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:6 - For you have taken pledges from your brother for nothing, And stripped the naked of their clothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:7 - You haven't given water to the weary to drink, And you have withheld bread from the hungry.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:8 - But as for the mighty man, he had the eretz. The honorable man, he lived in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:9 - You have sent widows away empty, And the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:10 - Therefore snares are round about you. Sudden fear troubles you,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:11 - Or darkness, so that you can not see, And floods of waters cover you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:12 - "Isn't God in the heights of heaven? See the height of the stars, how high they are!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:13 - You say, 'What does God know? Can he judge through the thick darkness?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:14 - Thick clouds are a covering to him, so that he doesn't see. He walks on the vault of the sky.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:15 - Will you keep the old way Which wicked men have trodden,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:16 - Who were snatched away before their time, Whose foundation was poured out as a stream,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:17 - Who said to God, 'Depart from us;' And, 'What can Shaddai do for us?'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:18 - Yet he filled their houses with good things, But the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:19 - The righteous see it, and are glad; The innocent ridicule them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:20 - Saying, 'Surely those who rose up against us are cut off, The fire has consumed the remnant of them.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:21 - "Acquaint yourself with him, now, and be at shalom. Thereby good shall come to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:22 - Please receive instruction from his mouth, And lay up his words in your heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:23 - If you return to Shaddai, you shall be built up, If you put away unrighteousness far from your tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:24 - Lay your treasure in the dust, The gold of Ofir among the stones of the brooks.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:25 - The Almighty will be your treasure, Precious silver to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:26 - For then shall you delight yourself in Shaddai, And shall lift up your face to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:27 - You shall make your prayer to him, and he will hear you. You shall pay your vows.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:28 - You shall also decree a thing, and it shall be established to you. Light shall shine on your ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:29 - When they cast down, you shall say, 'be lifted up.' He will save the humble person.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:30 - He will even deliver him who is not innocent; Yes, he shall be delivered through the cleanness of your hands."

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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