Job 27 CSB

1 Job continued his discourse, saying:
2 As God lives, who has deprived me of justice, and the Almighty who has made me bitter,a

References for Job 27:2

    • a 27:2 - Ex 1:14; Ru 1:20
      3 as long as my breath is still in me and the breath from God remains in my nostrils,b

      References for Job 27:3

        • b 27:3 - Gn 2:7; Isa 2:22
          4 my lips will not speak unjustly, and my tongue will not utter deceit.
          5 I will never affirm that you are right. I will maintain my integrityc until I die.d

          References for Job 27:5

            • c 27:5 - Lit will not remove my integrity from me
            • d 27:5 - Jb 2:3,9; 31:6; Pr 11:3
              6 I will cling to my righteousness and never let it go. My conscience will not accuse [me] as long as I live!e

              References for Job 27:6

                • e 27:6 - Jb 2:9; Ac 23:1; 1 Co 4:4
                  7 May my enemy be like the wicked and my opponent like the unjust.
                  8 For what hope does the godless man have when he is cut off, when God takes away his life?f

                  References for Job 27:8

                    • f 27:8 - Jb 8:13; Pr 1:19; Lk 12:20-21
                      9 Will God hear his cry when distress comes on him?
                      10 Will he delightg in the Almighty? Will he call on God at all times?

                      References for Job 27:10

                        • g 27:10 - Jb 22:26; Ps 37:4; Isa 55:2
                          11 I will teach you about God's power. I will not conceal what the Almighty has planned.h

                          References for Job 27:11

                            • h 27:11 - Lit what is with the Almighty
                              12 All of you have seen [this] for yourselves, why do you keep up this empty talk?i

                              References for Job 27:12

                                • i 27:12 - Jb 16:2-3; 19:2
                                  13 This is a wicked man's lot from God, the inheritance the ruthless receive from the Almighty.j

                                  References for Job 27:13

                                      14 Even if his children increase, they are destined for the sword; his descendants will never have enough food.
                                      15 Those who survive him will be buried by the plague, yet their widows will not weep [for them].k

                                      References for Job 27:15

                                        • k 27:15 - Jb 18:19; Ps 78:64; Jr 22:10
                                          16 Though he piles up silver like dust and heaps up a wardrobe like clayl-

                                          References for Job 27:16

                                            • l 27:16 - 1 Kg 10:27; Hab 2:6; Zch 9:3
                                              17 he may heap [it] up, but the righteous will wear [it], and the innocent will divide up his silver.m

                                              References for Job 27:17

                                                • m 27:17 - Pr 13:22; 28:8; Ec 2:26
                                                  18 The house he built is like a moth's [cocoon] or a booth set up by a watchman.n

                                                  References for Job 27:18

                                                    • n 27:18 - Jb 4:19; Isa 1:8; Jnh 4:5
                                                      19 He lies down wealthy, but will do so no more; when he opens his eyes, it is gone.
                                                      20 Terrors overtake him like a flood; a storm wind sweeps him away at night.
                                                      21 An east wind picks him up, and he is gone; it carries him away from his place.o

                                                      References for Job 27:21

                                                        • o 27:21 - Ps 48:7; 58:9; 83:15
                                                          22 It blasts at him without mercy, while he flees desperately from its grasp.
                                                          23 It claps its hands at him and scorns him from its place.p

                                                          References for Job 27:23