Job 5:6-27 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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17 "Blessed is the man whom God corrects;23 so do not despise the discipline24 of the Almighty.a25

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    • a 5:17 - Hebrew "Shaddai "; here and throughout Job
      18 For he wounds, but he also binds up;26 he injures, but his hands also heal.27

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      19 From six calamities he will rescue28 you; in seven no harm will befall you.29

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      20 In famine30 he will ransom you from death, and in battle from the stroke of the sword.31

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      21 You will be protected from the lash of the tongue,32 and need not fear33 when destruction comes.34

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          22 You will laugh35 at destruction and famine,36 and need not fear the beasts of the earth.37

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          23 For you will have a covenant38 with the stones39 of the field, and the wild animals will be at peace with you.40
          24 You will know that your tent is secure;41 you will take stock of your property and find nothing missing.42

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          25 You will know that your children will be many,43 and your descendants like the grass of the earth.44

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          26 You will come to the grave in full vigor,45 like sheaves gathered in season.46

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          27 "We have examined this, and it is true. So hear it47 and apply it to yourself."48

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