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Job 20 :: New International Version (NIV)

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“Surely you know how it has been from of old, ever since mankind[fn] was placed on the earth,

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that the mirth of the wicked is brief, the joy of the godless lasts but a moment.

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Though the pride of the godless person reaches to the heavens and his head touches the clouds,

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he will perish forever, like his own dung; those who have seen him will say, ‘Where is he?’

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Like a dream he flies away, no more to be found, banished like a vision of the night.

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The eye that saw him will not see him again; his place will look on him no more.

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His children must make amends to the poor; his own hands must give back his wealth.

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The youthful vigor that fills his bones will lie with him in the dust.

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“Though evil is sweet in his mouth and he hides it under his tongue,

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though he cannot bear to let it go and lets it linger in his mouth,

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yet his food will turn sour in his stomach; it will become the venom of serpents within him.

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He will spit out the riches he swallowed; God will make his stomach vomit them up.

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He will suck the poison of serpents; the fangs of an adder will kill him.

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He will not enjoy the streams, the rivers flowing with honey and cream.

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What he toiled for he must give back uneaten; he will not enjoy the profit from his trading.

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For he has oppressed the poor and left them destitute; he has seized houses he did not build.

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Though he flees from an iron weapon, a bronze-tipped arrow pierces him.

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He pulls it out of his back, the gleaming point out of his liver. Terrors will come over him;

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total darkness lies in wait for his treasures. A fire unfanned will consume him and devour what is left in his tent.

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A flood will carry off his house, rushing waters[fn] on the day of God’s wrath.

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Such is the fate God allots the wicked, the heritage appointed for them by God.”
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