Job 5:10-22 NIV

10 He bestows rain on the earth;1 he sends water upon the countryside.2

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11 The lowly he sets on high,3 and those who mourn4 are lifted5 to safety.

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12 He thwarts the plans6 of the crafty, so that their hands achieve no success.7

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13 He catches the wise8 in their craftiness,9 and the schemes of the wily are swept away.10
14 Darkness11 comes upon them in the daytime; at noon they grope as in the night.12

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15 He saves the needy13 from the sword in their mouth; he saves them from the clutches of the powerful.14

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16 So the poor15 have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth.16

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17 "Blessed is the man whom God corrects;17 so do not despise the discipline18 of the Almighty.a19

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    • a 5:17 - Hebrew "Shaddai "; here and throughout Job
      18 For he wounds, but he also binds up;20 he injures, but his hands also heal.21

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      19 From six calamities he will rescue22 you; in seven no harm will befall you.23

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      20 In famine24 he will ransom you from death, and in battle from the stroke of the sword.25

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      21 You will be protected from the lash of the tongue,26 and need not fear27 when destruction comes.28

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          22 You will laugh29 at destruction and famine,30 and need not fear the beasts of the earth.31

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