Job 20:12-23 NIV

12 "Though evil1 is sweet in his mouth and he hides it under his tongue,2

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13 though he cannot bear to let it go and keeps it in his mouth,3

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14 yet his food will turn sour in his stomach;4 it will become the venom of serpents5 within him.

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15 He will spit out the riches6 he swallowed; God will make his stomach vomit7 them up.

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      16 He will suck the poison8 of serpents; the fangs of an adder will kill him.9

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      17 He will not enjoy the streams, the rivers10 flowing with honey11 and cream.12

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      18 What he toiled for he must give back uneaten;13 he will not enjoy the profit from his trading.14

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          19 For he has oppressed the poor15 and left them destitute;16 he has seized houses17 he did not build.

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          20 "Surely he will have no respite from his craving;18 he cannot save himself by his treasure.19

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          21 Nothing is left for him to devour; his prosperity will not endure.20

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          22 In the midst of his plenty, distress will overtake him;21 the full force of misery will come upon him.22

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          23 When he has filled his belly,23 God will vent his burning anger24 against him and rain down his blows upon him.25

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