Job 5:2-12 NIV

2 Resentment1 kills a fool, and envy slays the simple.2

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3 I myself have seen3 a fool taking root,4 but suddenly5 his house was cursed.6
4 His children7 are far from safety,8 crushed in court9 without a defender.10

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5 The hungry consume his harvest,11 taking it even from among thorns, and the thirsty pant after his wealth.

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6 For hardship does not spring from the soil, nor does trouble sprout from the ground.12

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7 Yet man is born to trouble13 as surely as sparks fly upward.

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8 "But if it were I, I would appeal to God; I would lay my cause before him.14

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9 He performs wonders15 that cannot be fathomed,16 miracles that cannot be counted.17
10 He bestows rain on the earth;18 he sends water upon the countryside.19

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11 The lowly he sets on high,20 and those who mourn21 are lifted22 to safety.

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12 He thwarts the plans23 of the crafty, so that their hands achieve no success.24

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