Job 12:8-18 NIV

8 or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let the fish of the sea inform you.
9 Which of all these does not know1 that the hand of the LORD has done this?2

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10 In his hand is the life3 of every creature and the breath of all mankind.4

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11 Does not the ear test words as the tongue tastes food?5

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12 Is not wisdom found among the aged?6 Does not long life bring understanding?7

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13 "To God belong wisdom8 and power;9 counsel and understanding are his.10
14 What he tears down11 cannot be rebuilt;12 the man he imprisons cannot be released.13

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15 If he holds back the waters,14 there is drought;15 if he lets them loose, they devastate the land.16

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16 To him belong strength and victory;17 both deceived and deceiver are his.18

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17 He leads counselors away stripped19 and makes fools of judges.20

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18 He takes off the shackles21 put on by kings and ties a loinclotha around their waist.22

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    • b 12:18 - Or "shackles of kings / and ties a belt"