Job 5:4-14 NIV

4 His children1 are far from safety,2 crushed in court3 without a defender.4

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5 The hungry consume his harvest,5 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.6

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7 Yet man is born to trouble7 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.8

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9 He performs wonders9 that cannot be fathomed,10 miracles that cannot be counted.11
10 He bestows rain on the earth;12 he sends water upon the countryside.13

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11 The lowly he sets on high,14 and those who mourn15 are lifted16 to safety.

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12 He thwarts the plans17 of the crafty, so that their hands achieve no success.18

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13 He catches the wise19 in their craftiness,20 and the schemes of the wily are swept away.21
14 Darkness22 comes upon them in the daytime; at noon they grope as in the night.23

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