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Job 5 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:1 - "Call now! Is there anyone who will answer you? To which of the holy ones will you turn?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:2 - For wrath kills the foolish person, and anger slays the silly one.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:3 - I myself have seen the fool taking root, but suddenly I cursed his place of residence.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:4 - His children are far from safety, and they are crushed at the place where judgment is rendered, nor is there anyone to deliver them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:5 - The hungry eat up his harvest, and take it even from behind the thorns, and the thirsty swallow up their fortune.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:6 - For evil does not come up from the dust, nor does trouble spring up from the ground,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:7 - but people are born to trouble, as surely as the sparks fly upward.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:8 - "But as for me, I would seek God, and to God I would set forth my case.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:9 - He does great and unsearchable things, marvelous things without number;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:10 - he gives rain on the earth, and sends water on the fields;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:11 - he sets the lowly on high, that those who mourn are raised to safety.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:12 - He frustrates the plans of the crafty so that their hands cannot accomplish what they had planned!
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:13 - He catches the wise in their own craftiness, and the counsel of the cunning is brought to a quick end.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:14 - They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope about in the noontime as if it were night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:15 - So he saves from the sword that comes from their mouth, even the poor from the hand of the powerful.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:16 - Thus the poor have hope, and iniquity shuts its mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:17 - "Therefore, blessed is the man whom God corrects, so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:18 - For he wounds, but he also bandages; he strikes, but his hands also heal.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:19 - He will deliver you from six calamities; yes, in seven no evil will touch you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:20 - In time of famine he will redeem you from death, and in time of war from the power of the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:21 - You will be protected from malicious gossip, and will not be afraid of the destruction when it comes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:22 - You will laugh at destruction and famine and need not be afraid of the beasts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:23 - For you will have a pact with the stones of the field, and the wild animals will be at peace with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:24 - And you will know that your home will be secure, and when you inspect your domains, you will not be missing anything.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:25 - You will also know that your children will be numerous, and your descendants like the grass of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:26 - You will come to your grave in a full age, As stacks of grain are harvested in their season.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:27 - Look, we have investigated this, so it is true. Hear it, and apply it for your own good."

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Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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