Job 5:4-14 NIV

4 His children are far from safety, crushed in court without a defender.

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5 The hungry consume his harvest, 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.

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

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8 “But if I were you, I would appeal to God; I would lay my cause before him.

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9 He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted.
10 He provides rain for the earth; he sends water on the countryside.

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11 The lowly he sets on high, and those who mourn are lifted to safety.

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

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

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