Job 22:16-26 NIV

16 They were carried off before their time,1 their foundations2 washed away by a flood.3

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17 They said to God, 'Leave us alone! What can the Almighty do to us?'4

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18 Yet it was he who filled their houses with good things,5 so I stand aloof from the counsel of the wicked.6

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19 "The righteous see their ruin and rejoice;7 the innocent mock8 them, saying,

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20 'Surely our foes are destroyed,9 and fire10 devours their wealth.'

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21 "Submit to God and be at peace11 with him;12 in this way prosperity will come to you.13

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22 Accept instruction from his mouth14 and lay up his words15 in your heart.16

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23 If you return17 to the Almighty, you will be restored:18 If you remove wickedness far from your tent19
24 and assign your nuggets20 to the dust, your gold21 of Ophir22 to the rocks in the ravines,23

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25 then the Almighty will be your gold,24 the choicest silver for you.25

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26 Surely then you will find delight in the Almighty26 and will lift up your face27 to God.28

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