Job 36:10-20 NIV

10 He makes them listen1 to correction2 and commands them to repent of their evil.3

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11 If they obey and serve him,4 they will spend the rest of their days in prosperity5 and their years in contentment.6

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12 But if they do not listen, they will perish by the sworda7 and die without knowledge.8

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    • a 36:12 - Or "will cross the River"
      13 "The godless in heart9 harbor resentment;10 even when he fetters them, they do not cry for help.11

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      14 They die in their youth,12 among male prostitutes of the shrines.13

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      15 But those who suffer14 he delivers in their suffering;15 he speaks16 to them in their affliction.17

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      16 "He is wooing18 you from the jaws of distress to a spacious place19 free from restriction,20 to the comfort of your table21 laden with choice food.22

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      17 But now you are laden with the judgment due the wicked;23 judgment and justice have taken hold of you.24

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      18 Be careful that no one entices you by riches; do not let a large bribe25 turn you aside.26

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      19 Would your wealth27 or even all your mighty efforts sustain you so you would not be in distress?

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      20 Do not long for the night,28 to drag people away from their homes.b

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        • b 36:20 - The meaning of the Hebrew for verses 18-20 is uncertain.