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Job 21 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:1 - But Job answered and said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:2 - Hear diligently my speech, and let this be your consolations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:3 - Suffer me that I may speak; and after that I have spoken, mock on.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:4 - As for me, is my complaint to man? and if it were so, why should not my spirit be troubled?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:5 - Mark me, and be astonished, and lay your hand upon your mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:6 - Even when I remember I am afraid, and trembling taketh hold on my flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:7 - Wherefore do the wicked live, become old, yea, are mighty in power?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:8 - Their seed is established in their sight with them, and 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 bull gendereth, and faileth not; their cow calveth, and casteth not her calf.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:11 - They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:12 - They take the timbrel and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the organ.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:13 - They spend their days in wealth, and in a moment go down to the grave.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:14 - Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:15 - What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:16 - Lo, their good is not in their hand: the counsel of the wicked is far from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:17 - How oft is the candle of the wicked put out! and how oft cometh their destruction upon them! God distributeth sorrows in his anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:18 - They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:19 - God layeth up his iniquity for his children: he rewardeth him, and he shall know it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:20 - His eyes shall see his destruction, and he shall drink of the wrath of the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:21 - For what pleasure hath he in his house after him, when the number of his months is cut off in the midst?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:22 - Shall any teach God knowledge? seeing he judgeth those that are high.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:23 - One dieth in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:24 - His breasts are full of milk, and his bones are moistened with marrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:25 - And another dieth in the bitterness of his soul, and never eateth with pleasure.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:26 - They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the worms shall cover them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:27 - Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices which ye wrongfully imagine against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:28 - For ye say, Where is the house of the prince? and where are the dwelling places of the wicked?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:29 - Have ye not asked them that go by the way? and do ye not know their tokens,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:30 - That the wicked is reserved to the day of destruction? they shall be brought forth to the day of wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:31 - Who shall declare his way to his face? and who shall repay him what he hath done?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:32 - Yet shall he be brought to the grave, and shall remain in the tomb.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:33 - The clods of the valley shall be sweet unto him, and every man shall draw after him, as there are innumerable before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:34 - How then comfort ye me in vain, seeing in your answers there remaineth falsehood?

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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