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Job 5 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:1 - “Call if you will, but who will answer you? To which of the holy ones will you turn?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:2 - Resentment kills a fool, and envy slays the simple.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:3 - I myself have seen a fool taking root, but suddenly his house was cursed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:4 - His children are far from safety, crushed in court without a defender.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:5 - The hungry consume his harvest, taking it even from among thorns, and the thirsty pant after his wealth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:6 - For hardship does not spring from the soil, nor does trouble sprout from the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:7 - Yet man is born to trouble as surely as sparks fly upward.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:8 - “But if I were you, I would appeal to God; I would lay my cause before him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:9 - He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:10 - He provides rain for the earth; he sends water on the countryside.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:11 - The lowly he sets on high, and those who mourn are lifted to safety.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:12 - He thwarts the plans of the crafty, so that their hands achieve no success.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:13 - He catches the wise in their craftiness, and the schemes of the wily are swept away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:14 - Darkness comes upon them in the daytime; at noon they grope as in the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:15 - He saves the needy from the sword in their mouth; he saves them from the clutches of the powerful.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:16 - So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:17 - “Blessed is the one whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:18 - For he wounds, but he also binds up; he injures, but his hands also heal.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:19 - From six calamities he will rescue you; in seven no harm will touch you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:20 - In famine he will deliver you from death, and in battle from the stroke of the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:21 - You will be protected from the lash of the tongue, and need not fear when destruction comes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:22 - You will laugh at destruction and famine, and need not fear the wild animals.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:23 - For you will have a covenant with the stones of the field, and the wild animals will be at peace with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:24 - You will know that your tent is secure; you will take stock of your property and find nothing missing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:25 - You will know that your children will be many, and your descendants like the grass of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:26 - You will come to the grave in full vigor, like sheaves gathered in season.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:27 - “We have examined this, and it is true. So hear it and apply it to yourself.”
NIV Footnotes
Hebrew Shaddai; here and throughout Job

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