Job 5:13-23 NIV

13 He catches the wise1 in their craftiness,2 and the schemes of the wily are swept away.3
14 Darkness4 comes upon them in the daytime; at noon they grope as in the night.5

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15 He saves the needy6 from the sword in their mouth; he saves them from the clutches of the powerful.7

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16 So the poor8 have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth.9

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17 "Blessed is the man whom God corrects;10 so do not despise the discipline11 of the Almighty.a12

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    • a 5:17 - Hebrew "Shaddai "; here and throughout Job
      18 For he wounds, but he also binds up;13 he injures, but his hands also heal.14

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      19 From six calamities he will rescue15 you; in seven no harm will befall you.16

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      20 In famine17 he will ransom you from death, and in battle from the stroke of the sword.18

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      21 You will be protected from the lash of the tongue,19 and need not fear20 when destruction comes.21

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          22 You will laugh22 at destruction and famine,23 and need not fear the beasts of the earth.24

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          23 For you will have a covenant25 with the stones26 of the field, and the wild animals will be at peace with you.27