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Job 24 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:1 - Wherefore from the Mighty One Times have not been hidden, And those knowing Him have not seen His days.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:2 - The borders they reach, A drove they have taken violently away, Yea, they do evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:3 - The ass of the fatherless they lead away, They take in pledge the ox of the widow,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:4 - They turn aside the needy from the way, Together have hid the poor of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:5 - Lo, wild asses in a wilderness, They have gone out about their work, Seeking early for prey, A mixture for himself -- food for young ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:6 - In a field his provender they reap, And the vineyard of the wicked they glean.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:7 - The naked they cause to lodge Without clothing. And there is no covering in the cold.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:8 - From the inundation of hills they are wet, And without a refuge -- have embraced a rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:9 - They take violently away From the breast the orphan, And on the poor they lay a pledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:10 - Naked, they have gone without clothing, And hungry -- have taken away a sheaf.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:11 - Between their walls they make oil, Wine-presses they have trodden, and thirst.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:12 - Because of enmity men do groan, And the soul of pierced ones doth cry, And God doth not give praise.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:13 - They have been among rebellious ones of light, They have not discerned His ways, Nor abode in His paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:14 - At the light doth the murderer rise, He doth slay the poor and needy, And in the night he is as a thief.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:15 - And the eye of an adulterer Hath observed the twilight, Saying, 'No eye doth behold me.' And he putteth the face in secret.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:16 - He hath dug in the darkness -- houses; By day they shut themselves up, They have not known light.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:17 - When together, morning is to them death shade, When he discerneth the terrors of death shade.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:18 - Light he is on the face of the waters, Vilified is their portion in the earth, He turneth not the way of vineyards.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:19 - Drought -- also heat -- consume snow-waters, Sheol those who have sinned.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:20 - Forget him doth the womb, Sweeten on him doth the worm, No more is he remembered, And broken as a tree is wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:21 - Treating evil the barren who beareth not, And to the widow he doth no good,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:22 - And hath drawn the mighty by his power, He riseth, and none believeth in life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:23 - He giveth to him confidence, and he is supported, And his eyes are on their ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:24 - High they were for a little, and they are not, And they have been brought low. As all others they are shut up, And as the head of an ear of corn cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:25 - And if not now, who doth prove me a liar, And doth make of nothing my word?

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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