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Job 21:17 NIV

17 “Yet how often is the lamp of the wicked snuffed out? How often does calamity come upon them, the fate God allots in his anger?

References for Job 21:17

Study tools for Job 21:17

  • a 21:13 - Or "in an instant"
  • b 21:24 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
  • c 21:30 - Or "wicked are reserved for the day of calamity," / "that they are brought forth to"
  • d 21:33 - Or "them," / "as a countless throng went"