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Job 27 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:1 - And Job addeth to lift up his simile, and saith: --
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:2 - God liveth! He turned aside my judgment, And the Mighty -- He made my soul bitter.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:3 - For all the while my breath is in me, And the spirit of God in my nostrils.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:4 - My lips do not speak perverseness, And my tongue doth not utter deceit.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:5 - Pollution to me -- if I justify you, Till I expire I turn not aside mine integrity from me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:6 - On my righteousness I have laid hold, And I do not let it go, My heart doth not reproach me while I live.

The State of the Godless

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:7 - As the wicked is my enemy, And my withstander as the perverse.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:8 - For what is the hope of the profane, When He doth cut off? When God doth cast off his soul?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:9 - His cry doth God hear, When distress cometh on him?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:10 - On the Mighty doth he delight himself? Call God at all times?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:11 - I shew you by the hand of God, That which is with the Mighty I hide not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:12 - Lo, ye -- all of you -- have seen, And why is this -- ye are altogether vain?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:13 - This is the portion of wicked man with God, And the inheritance of terrible ones From the Mighty they receive.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:14 - If his sons multiply -- for them is a sword. And his offspring are not satisfied with bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:15 - His remnant in death are buried, And his widows do not weep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:16 - If he heap up as dust silver, And as clay prepare clothing,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:17 - He prepareth -- and the righteous putteth it on, And the silver the innocent doth apportion.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:18 - He hath built as a moth his house, And as a booth a watchman hath made.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:19 - Rich he lieth down, and he is not gathered, His eyes he hath opened, and he is not.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:20 - Overtake him as waters do terrors, By night stolen him away hath a whirlwind.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:21 - Take him up doth an east wind, and he goeth, And it frighteneth him from his place,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:22 - And it casteth at him, and doth not spare, From its hand he diligently fleeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:23 - It clappeth at him its hands, And it hisseth at him from his place.

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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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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