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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:1 - Then Job answered:

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:2 - "Listen carefully to my words, and let this be your consolation.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:3 - Bear with me, and I will speak, and after I have spoken, mock on.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:4 - As for me, is my complaint against man? Why should I not be impatient?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:5 - Look at me, and be appalled, and lay your hand upon your mouth.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:6 - When I think of it I am dismayed, and shuddering seizes my flesh.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:7 - Why do the wicked live, reach old age, and grow mighty in power?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:8 - Their children are established in their presence, and their offspring before their eyes.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:9 - Their houses are safe from fear, and no rod of God is upon them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:10 - Their bull breeds without fail; their cow calves, and does not cast 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 sing to the tambourine and the lyre, and rejoice to the sound of the pipe.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:13 - They spend their days in prosperity, and in peace they go down to Sheol.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:14 - They say to God, 'Depart from us! We do not desire the knowledge of thy ways.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:15 - What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? And what profit do we get if we pray to him?'

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:16 - Behold, is not their prosperity in their hand? The counsel of the wicked is far from me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:17 - "How often is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out? That their calamity comes upon them? That God distributes pains in his anger?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:18 - That they are like straw before the wind, and like chaff that the storm carries away?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:19 - You say, 'God stores up their iniquity for their sons.' Let him recompense it to themselves, that they may know it.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:20 - Let their own eyes see their destruction, and let them drink of the wrath of the Almighty.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:21 - For what do they care for their houses after them, when the number of their months is cut off?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:22 - Will any teach God knowledge, seeing that he judges those that are on high?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:23 - One dies in full prosperity, being wholly at ease and secure,

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:24 - his body full of fat and the marrow of his bones moist.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:25 - Another dies in bitterness of soul, never having tasted of good.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:26 - They lie down alike in the dust, and the worms cover them.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:27 - "Behold, I know your thoughts, and your schemes to wrong me.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:28 - For you say, 'Where is the house of the prince? Where is the tent in which the wicked dwelt?'

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:29 - Have you not asked those who travel the roads, and do you not accept their testimony

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:30 - that the wicked man is spared in the day of calamity, that he is rescued in the day of wrath?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:31 - Who declares his way to his face, and who requites him for what he has done?

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:32 - When he is borne to the grave, watch is kept over his tomb.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:33 - The clods of the valley are sweet to him; all men follow after him, and those who go before him are innumerable.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:34 - How then will you comfort me with empty nothings? There is nothing left of your answers but falsehood."

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