Job 5:11-21 NIV

11 The lowly he sets on high,1 and those who mourn2 are lifted3 to safety.

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12 He thwarts the plans4 of the crafty, so that their hands achieve no success.5

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13 He catches the wise6 in their craftiness,7 and the schemes of the wily are swept away.8
14 Darkness9 comes upon them in the daytime; at noon they grope as in the night.10

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15 He saves the needy11 from the sword in their mouth; he saves them from the clutches of the powerful.12

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16 So the poor13 have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth.14

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17 "Blessed is the man whom God corrects;15 so do not despise the discipline16 of the Almighty.a17

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    • a 5:17 - Hebrew "Shaddai "; here and throughout Job
      18 For he wounds, but he also binds up;18 he injures, but his hands also heal.19

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      19 From six calamities he will rescue20 you; in seven no harm will befall you.21

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      20 In famine22 he will ransom you from death, and in battle from the stroke of the sword.23

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      21 You will be protected from the lash of the tongue,24 and need not fear25 when destruction comes.26

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