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Job 5 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:1 - Pray, call, is there any to answer thee? And unto which of the holy ones dost thou turn?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:2 - For provocation slayeth the perverse, And envy putteth to death the simple,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:3 - I -- I have seen the perverse taking root, And I mark his habitation straightway,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:4 - Far are his sons from safety, And they are bruised in the gate, And there is no deliverer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:5 - Whose harvest the hungry doth eat, And even from the thorns taketh it, And the designing swallowed their wealth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:6 - For sorrow cometh not forth from the dust, Nor from the ground springeth up misery.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:7 - For man to misery is born, And the sparks go high to fly.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:8 - Yet I -- I inquire for God, And for God I give my word,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:9 - Doing great things, and there is no searching. Wonderful, till there is no numbering.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:10 - Who is giving rain on the face of the land, And is sending waters on the out-places.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:11 - To set the low on a high place, And the mourners have been high in safety.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:12 - Making void thoughts of the subtile, And their hands do not execute wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:13 - Capturing the wise in their subtilty, And the counsel of wrestling ones was hastened,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:14 - By day they meet darkness, And as night -- they grope at noon.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:15 - And He saveth the wasted from their mouth, And from a strong hand the needy,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:16 - And there is hope to the poor, And perverseness hath shut her mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:17 - Lo, the happiness of mortal man, God doth reprove him: And the chastisement of the Mighty despise not,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:18 - For He doth pain, and He bindeth up, He smiteth, and His hands heal.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:19 - In six distresses He delivereth thee, And in seven evil striketh not on thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:20 - In famine He hath redeemed thee from death, And in battle from the hands of the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:21 - When the tongue scourgeth thou art hid, And thou art not afraid of destruction, When it cometh.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:22 - At destruction and at hunger thou mockest, And of the beast of the earth, Thou art not afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:23 - (For with sons of the field is thy covenant, And the beast of the field Hath been at peace with thee.)
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:24 - And thou hast known that thy tent is peace, And inspected thy habitation, and errest not,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:25 - And hast known that numerous is Thy seed, And thine offspring as the herb of the earth;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:26 - Thou comest in full age unto the grave, As the going up of a stalk in its season.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 5:27 - Lo, this -- we searched it out -- it is right, hearken; And thou, know for thyself!

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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