Job 20:17-27 NIV

17 He will not enjoy the streams, the rivers1 flowing with honey2 and cream.3

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18 What he toiled for he must give back uneaten;4 he will not enjoy the profit from his trading.5

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      19 For he has oppressed the poor6 and left them destitute;7 he has seized houses8 he did not build.

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      20 "Surely he will have no respite from his craving;9 he cannot save himself by his treasure.10

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      21 Nothing is left for him to devour; his prosperity will not endure.11

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      22 In the midst of his plenty, distress will overtake him;12 the full force of misery will come upon him.13

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      23 When he has filled his belly,14 God will vent his burning anger15 against him and rain down his blows upon him.16

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      24 Though he flees17 from an iron weapon, a bronze-tipped arrow pierces him.18

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      25 He pulls it out of his back, the gleaming point out of his liver. Terrors19 will come over him;20

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      26 total darkness21 lies in wait for his treasures. A fire22 unfanned will consume him23 and devour what is left in his tent.24

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      27 The heavens will expose his guilt; the earth will rise up against him.25

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