Click to Change

Return to Top

Return to Top

Printer Icon


Copy Options
Format by: Verse Paragraph
Red Letter
Audio Bibles
The Blue Letter Bible

Job 27 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Audio Bibles

Job Affirms His Righteousness

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:1 - Then Job [fn]continued his discourse and said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:2 - “As God lives, who has taken away my right,
And the Almighty, who has embittered my soul,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:3 - For as long as [fn]life is in me,
And the [fn]breath of God is in my nostrils,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:4 - My lips certainly will not speak unjustly,
Nor will my tongue mutter deceit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:5 - “Far be it from me that I should declare you right;
Till I die I will not put away my integrity from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:6 - “I hold fast my righteousness and will not let it go.
My heart does not reproach any of my days.

The State of the Godless

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:7 - “May my enemy be as the wicked
And [fn]my opponent as the unjust.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:8 - “For what is the hope of the godless [fn]when he is cut off,
When God requires his [fn]life?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:9 - “Will God hear his cry
When distress comes upon him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:10 - “Will he take delight in the Almighty?
Will he call on God at all times?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:11 - “I will instruct you in the [fn]power of God;
What is with the Almighty I will not conceal.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:12 - “Behold, all of you have seen it;
Why then do you [fn]act foolishly?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:13 - “This is the portion of a wicked man from God,
And the inheritance which tyrants receive from the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:14 - “Though his sons are many, [fn]they are destined for the sword;
And his descendants will not be satisfied with bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:15 - “His survivors will be buried because of the plague,
And [fn]their widows will not be able to weep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:16 - “Though he piles up silver like dust
And prepares garments as plentiful as the clay,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:17 - He may prepare it, but the just will wear it
And the innocent will divide the silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:18 - “He has built his house like the [fn]spider’s web,
Or as a hut which the watchman has made.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:19 - “He lies down rich, but never [fn]again;
He opens his eyes, and it is no longer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:20 - “Terrors overtake him like a flood;
A tempest steals him away in the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:21 - “The east wind carries him away, and he is gone,
For it whirls him away from his place.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:22 - “For it will hurl at him without sparing;
He will surely try to flee from its [fn]power.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:23 - Men will clap their hands at him
And will hiss him from his place.
NASB95 Footnotes
Or, again took up
Literally: breath
Or, spirit
Literally: he who rises up against me
Or, though he gains
Literally: soul
Literally: hand
Or, speak vanity
Literally: the sword is for them
So ancient versions; Heb his
So ancient versions; Heb moth
So ancient versions; Heb will be gathered
Literally: hand

New American Standard Bible 1995
Copyright (c) 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995
by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
All rights reserved

The "NASB," "NAS," "New American Standard Bible," and "New American Standard" trademarks are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by The Lockman Foundation. Use of these trademarks requires the permission of The Lockman Foundation.

For Permission To Quote visit

For more information on this translation, see the NASB95 Preface.

BLB Searches
Search the Bible

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval

Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan