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Job 22 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:1 - And Eliphaz the Temanite answereth and saith: --
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:2 - To God is a man profitable, Because a wise man to himself is profitable?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:3 - Is it a delight to the Mighty One That thou art righteous? is it gain, That thou makest perfect thy ways?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:4 - Because of thy reverence Doth He reason with thee? He entereth with thee into judgment:
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:5 - Is not thy wickedness abundant? And there is no end to thine iniquities.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:6 - For thou takest a pledge of thy brother for nought, And the garments of the naked Thou dost strip off.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:7 - Thou causest not the weary to drink water, And from the hungry thou withholdest bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:8 - As to the man of arm -- he hath the earth, And the accepted of face -- he dwelleth in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:9 - Widows thou hast sent away empty, And the arms of the fatherless are bruised.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:10 - Therefore round about thee are snares, And trouble thee doth fear suddenly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:11 - Or darkness -- thou dost not see, And abundance of waters doth cover thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:12 - Is not God high in heaven? And see the summit of the stars, That they are high.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:13 - And thou hast said, 'What -- hath God known? Through thickness doth He judge?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:14 - Thick clouds are a secret place to Him, And He doth not see;' And the circle of the heavens He walketh habitually,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:15 - The path of the age dost thou observe, That men of iniquity have trodden?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:16 - Who have been cut down unexpectedly, A flood is poured out on their foundation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:17 - Those saying to God, 'Turn aside from us,' And what doth the Mighty One to them?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:18 - And he hath filled their houses with good: (And the counsel of the wicked Hath been far from me.)
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:19 - See do the righteous and they rejoice, And the innocent mocketh at them,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:20 - 'Surely our substance hath not been cut off, And their excellency hath fire consumed.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:21 - Acquaint thyself, I pray thee, with Him, And be at peace, Thereby thine increase is good.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:22 - Receive, I pray thee, from His mouth a law, And set His sayings in thy heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:23 - If thou dost return unto the Mighty Thou art built up, Thou puttest iniquity far from thy tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:24 - So as to set on the dust a defence, And on a rock of the valleys a covering.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:25 - And the Mighty hath been thy defence, And silver is strength to thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:26 - For then on the Mighty thou delightest thyself, And dost lift up unto God thy face,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:27 - Thou dost make supplication unto Him, And He doth hear thee, And thy vows thou completest.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:28 - And thou decreest a saying, And it is established to thee, And on thy ways hath light shone.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:29 - For they have made low, And thou sayest, 'Lift up.' And the bowed down of eyes he saveth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:30 - He delivereth the not innocent, Yea, he hath been delivered By the cleanness of thy hands.

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


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

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