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Job 12 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:1 - And Job answered and said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:2 - No doubt but ye 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: yea, who knoweth not such things as these?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:4 - I am as one mocked of his neighbour, who calleth upon God, and he answereth him: the just upright man is laughed to scorn.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:5 - He that is ready to slip with his feet is as a lamp despised in the thought of him that is at ease.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:6 - The tabernacles of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God bringeth abundantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:7 - But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:8 - Or speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee: and the fishes of the sea shall declare unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:9 - Who knoweth not in all these that the hand of the LORD hath wrought this?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:10 - In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:11 - Doth not the ear try words? and the mouth taste his meat?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:12 - With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days understanding.

Job Speaks of the Power of God

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:13 - With him is wisdom and strength, he hath counsel and understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:14 - Behold, he breaketh down, and it cannot be built again: he shutteth up a man, and there can be no opening.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:15 - Behold, he withholdeth the waters, and they dry up: also he sendeth them out, and they overturn the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:16 - With him is strength and wisdom: the deceived and the deceiver are his.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:17 - He leadeth counsellors away spoiled, and maketh the judges fools.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:18 - He looseth the bond of kings, and girdeth their loins with a girdle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:19 - He leadeth princes away spoiled, and overthroweth the mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:20 - He removeth away the speech of the trusty, and taketh away the understanding of the aged.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:21 - He poureth contempt upon princes, and weakeneth the strength of the mighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:22 - He discovereth deep things out of darkness, and bringeth out to light the shadow of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:23 - He increaseth the nations, and destroyeth them: he enlargeth the nations, and straiteneth them again.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:24 - He taketh away the heart of the chief of the people of the earth, and causeth them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 12:25 - They grope in the dark without light, and he maketh them to stagger like a drunken man.

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown.

For more information on this translation, see the KJV Preface.


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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