Job 21:2-12 NIV

2 “Listen carefully to my words; let this be the consolation you give me.

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      3 Bear with me while I speak, and after I have spoken, mock on.

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      4 “Is my complaint directed to a human being? Why should I not be impatient?

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      5 Look at me and be appalled; clap your hand over your mouth.

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      6 When I think about this, I am terrified; trembling seizes my body.

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      7 Why do the wicked live on, growing old and increasing in power?

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      8 They see their children established around them, their offspring before their eyes.

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      9 Their homes are safe and free from fear; the rod of God is not on them.

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      10 Their bulls never fail to breed; their cows calve and do not miscarry.

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      11 They send forth their children as a flock; their little ones dance about.

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      12 They sing to the music of timbrel and lyre; they make merry to the sound of the pipe.

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