1 Moreover Job continueda* his parable, and said,

References for Job 27:1

    • é 27:1 - continued: Heb. added to take up
      2 As God liveth, who hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty, who hath vexedb my soul;

      References for Job 27:2

        • ê 27:2 - vexed...: Heb. made my soul bitter
          3 All the while my breath is in me, and the spiritc of God is in my nostrils;

          References for Job 27:3

            • ë 27:3 - the spirit...: that is, the breath which God gave him
              4 My lips shall not speak wickedness, nor my tongue utter deceit.
              5 God forbid that I should justify you: till I die I will not remove mine integrity from me.
              6 My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.
              7 Let mine enemy be as the wicked, and he that riseth up against me as the unrighteous.
              8 For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul?
              9 Will God hear his cry when trouble cometh upon him?
              10 Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call upon God?
              11 I will teach you by the hand of God: that which is with the Almighty will I not conceal.
              12 Behold, all ye yourselves have seen it; why then are ye thus altogether vain?
              13 This is the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, which they shall receive of the Almighty.
              14 If his children be multiplied, it is for the sword: and his offspring shall not be satisfied with bread.
              15 Those that remain of him shall be buried in death: and his widows shall not weep.
              16 Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare raiment as the clay;
              17 He may prepare it, but the just shall put it on, and the innocent shall divide the silver.
              18 He buildeth his house as a moth, and as a booth that the keeper maketh.
              19 The rich man shall lie down, but he shall not be gathered: he openeth his eyes, and he is not.
              20 Terrors take hold on him as waters, a tempest stealeth him away in the night.
              21 The east wind carrieth him away, and he departeth: and as a storm hurleth him out of his place.
              22 For God shall cast upon him, and not spare: he would fain flee out of his hand.
              23 Men shall clap their hands at him, and shall hiss him out of his place.