Job 5 CSB

1 Call out if you please. Will anyone answer you? Which of the holy onesa will you turn to?

References for Job 5:1

    • a 5:1 - Jb 15:15; Ps 89:5-7; Dn 4:17
      2 For anger kills a fool, and jealousy slays the gullible.b

      References for Job 5:2

        • b 5:2 - Pr 6:34; 14:18; 19:19
          3 I have seen a fool taking root, but I immediately pronounced a curse on his home.
          4 His children are far from safety. They are crushed at the [city] gate,c with no one to defend [them].

          References for Job 5:4

            • c 5:4 - Jb 31:21; Pr 22:22; Isa 29:21
              5 The hungry consume his harvest, even taking it out of the thorns.d The thirstye pant for his children's wealth.f

              References for Job 5:5

                • d 5:5 - Hb obscure
                • e 5:5 - Aq, Sym, Syr, Vg; MT reads snares
                • f 5:5 - Dt 28:30-33; Ps 109:11
                  6 For distress does not grow out of the soil, and trouble does not sprout from the ground.
                  7 But mankind is born for troubleg as surely as sparks fly upward.

                  References for Job 5:7

                    • g 5:7 - Gn 3:17; Ec 2:22-23; 5:16-17
                      8 However, if I were you, I would appeal to God and would present my case to Him.h

                      References for Job 5:8

                        • h 5:8 - Jb 8:5; 23:4; Ps 50:15
                          9 He does great and unsearchable things, wonders without number.i

                          References for Job 5:9

                            • i 5:9 - Jb 9:10; 11:7; 37:5
                              10 He gives rain to the earth and sends water to the fields.j

                              References for Job 5:10

                                • j 5:10 - Jb 36:27-28; 38:25-28; Jr 14:22
                                  11 He sets the lowly on high, and mourners are lifted to safety.k

                                  References for Job 5:11

                                    • k 5:11 - 1 Sm 2:7-8; Ps 113:6-7; Mt 5:4
                                      12 He frustrates the schemes of the crafty so that theyl achieve no success.

                                      References for Job 5:12

                                        • l 5:12 - Lit their hands
                                          13 He traps the wise in their craftiness so that the plans of the deceptive are quickly brought to an end.m

                                          References for Job 5:13

                                            • m 5:13 - Isa 29:14; 44:25; Jr 8:9
                                              14 They encounter darkness by day, and they grope at noon as if it were night.n

                                              References for Job 5:14

                                                • n 5:14 - Jb 15:22-23; Dt 28:29
                                                  15 He saves the needy from their sharp wordso and from the clutches of the powerful.

                                                  References for Job 5:15

                                                    • o 5:15 - Lit from the sword of their mouth; Ps 55:21; 59:7
                                                      16 So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth.p

                                                      References for Job 5:16

                                                        • p 5:16 - Ps 107:42; Rm 3:19
                                                          17 See how happy the man is God corrects; so do not reject the discipline of the Almighty.
                                                          18 For He crushes but also binds up; He strikes, but His hands also heal.q

                                                          References for Job 5:18

                                                            • q 5:18 - Dt 32:39; Hs 6:1
                                                              19 He will rescue you from six calamities; no harm will touch you in seven.
                                                              20 In famine He will redeem you from death, and in battle, from the power of the sword.r

                                                              References for Job 5:20

                                                                • r 5:20 - Ps 37:19; 91:7; Jr 39:18
                                                                  21 You will be safe from slanders and not fear destruction when it comes.t

                                                                  References for Job 5:21

                                                                    • s 5:21 - Lit be hidden from the whip of the tongue
                                                                    • t 5:21 - Ps 12:3-4; 27:1; 31:20
                                                                      22 You will laugh at destruction and hunger and not fear the animals of the earth.
                                                                      23 For you will have a covenant with the stones of the field, and the wild animals will be at peace with you.u

                                                                      References for Job 5:23

                                                                        • u 5:23 - Isa 11:6-9; 65:25; Ezk 34:25
                                                                          24 You will know that your tent is secure,v and nothing will be missing when you inspect your home.

                                                                          References for Job 5:24

                                                                            • v 5:24 - Jb 12:6; 21:9
                                                                              25 You will also know that your offspring will be many and your descendants like the grass of the earth.
                                                                              26 You will approach the grave in full vigor,w as a stack of sheaves is gathered in its season.

                                                                              References for Job 5:26

                                                                                • w 5:26 - Jb 21:23; Gn 25:8; Dt 34:7
                                                                                  27 We have investigated this, and it is true! Hear it and understand [it] for yourself.