Job 5:6-16 NIV

6 For hardship does not spring from the soil, nor does trouble sprout from the ground.1

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7 Yet man is born to trouble2 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.3

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9 He performs wonders4 that cannot be fathomed,5 miracles that cannot be counted.6
10 He bestows rain on the earth;7 he sends water upon the countryside.8

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11 The lowly he sets on high,9 and those who mourn10 are lifted11 to safety.

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12 He thwarts the plans12 of the crafty, so that their hands achieve no success.13

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13 He catches the wise14 in their craftiness,15 and the schemes of the wily are swept away.16
14 Darkness17 comes upon them in the daytime; at noon they grope as in the night.18

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15 He saves the needy19 from the sword in their mouth; he saves them from the clutches of the powerful.20

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16 So the poor21 have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth.22

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