Job 12:1-9 NIV


1 Then Job replied:

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      2 “Doubtless you are the only people who matter, and wisdom will die with you!

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      3 But I have a mind as well as you; I am not inferior to you. Who does not know all these things?

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      4 “I have become a laughingstock to my friends, though I called on God and he answered— a mere laughingstock, though righteous and blameless!

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      5 Those who are at ease have contempt for misfortune as the fate of those whose feet are slipping.

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      6 The tents of marauders are undisturbed, and those who provoke God are secure— those God has in his hand.a

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        • q 12:6 - Or "those whose god is in their own hand"
          7 “But ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds in the sky, and they will tell you;

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          8 or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let the fish in the sea inform you.
          9 Which of all these does not know that the hand of the LORD has done this?

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