Job 22:2-12 NIV

2 "Can a man be of benefit to God?1 Can even a wise man benefit him?2

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3 What pleasure3 would it give the Almighty if you were righteous?4 What would he gain if your ways were blameless?5

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4 "Is it for your piety that he rebukes you and brings charges against you?6

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5 Is not your wickedness great? Are not your sins7 endless?8

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      6 You demanded security9 from your brothers for no reason;10 you stripped men of their clothing, leaving them naked.11

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      7 You gave no water12 to the weary and you withheld food from the hungry,13

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      8 though you were a powerful man, owning land14-- an honored man,15 living on it.16

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      9 And you sent widows17 away empty-handed18 and broke the strength of the fatherless.19

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      10 That is why snares20 are all around you,21 why sudden peril terrifies you,22

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      11 why it is so dark23 you cannot see, and why a flood of water covers you.24

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      12 "Is not God in the heights of heaven?25 And see how lofty are the highest stars!

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