Job 34:13-23 NIV

13 Who appointed1 him over the earth? Who put him in charge of the whole world?2

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14 If it were his intention and he withdrew his spirita3 and breath,4

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15 all mankind would perish5 together and man would return to the dust.6

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16 "If you have understanding,7 hear this; listen to what I say.8

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      17 Can he who hates justice govern?9 Will you condemn the just and mighty One?10

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      18 Is he not the One who says to kings, 'You are worthless,' and to nobles,11 'You are wicked,'12

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      19 who shows no partiality13 to princes and does not favor the rich over the poor,14 for they are all the work of his hands?15

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      20 They die in an instant, in the middle of the night;16 the people are shaken and they pass away; the mighty are removed without human hand.17

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      21 "His eyes are on the ways of men;18 he sees their every step.19

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      22 There is no dark place,20 no deep shadow,21 where evildoers can hide.22

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      23 God has no need to examine men further,23 that they should come before him for judgment.24

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