Job 5 LEB

Eliphaz’s Response Continues

1 "Call now, is there [anyone] answering you? And to which of [the] holy ones will you turn?

References for Job 5:1

      2 For vexation will slay the fool, and jealousy will kill [the] simple.
      3 I have seen a fool taking root, but suddenly I cursed his dwelling.

      References for Job 5:3

        • a 5:3 - Hebrew "And"
          4 His children are far from deliverance, and they are crushed in the gate, and there is no deliverer--
          5 whose harvest [the] hungry eats, and he takes it {from behind} [the] thorns; and [the] thirsty pants after their wealth.

          References for Job 5:5

            • b 5:5 - Literally "to from"
              6 Indeed, mischief does not come from the dust, and trouble does not sprout from the earth.

              References for Job 5:6

                • c 5:6 - Or "For"
                  7 But a human being is born to trouble, and {they soar aloft} [like] {sparks}.

                  References for Job 5:7

                    • d 5:7 - Literally "they make high to fly"
                    • e 5:7 - Literally "children of flame"
                      8 "But I myself will seek God, and to God I would commit my cause.

                      References for Job 5:8

                        • f 5:8 - Emphatic personal pronoun
                          9 [He] is doing great and {unsearchable} things, marvelous things {without number}--

                          References for Job 5:9

                            • g 5:9 - Literally "there is no searching"
                            • h 5:9 - Literally "until there is no number"
                              10 the one who is giving rain on [the] {surface of} [the] earth and is sending water on [the] {surface of} [the] fields,

                              References for Job 5:10

                                • i 5:10 - Literally "faces of"
                                • j 5:10 - Literally "faces of"
                                  11 to set [the] lowly on high, and [those] mourning are lifted to safety.
                                  12 [He] is frustrating [the] devices of [the] crafty, and their hands do not achieve success.
                                  13 [He] is capturing [the] wise in their craftiness, and the schemes of the wily are rushed.
                                  14 In the daytime they meet [with] darkness, and they grope at noon as [in] the night.

                                  References for Job 5:14

                                    • k 5:14 - Or "the noon"
                                      15 And he saves from the sword of their mouth, {even} [the] poor from the hand of the strong.

                                      References for Job 5:15

                                        • l 5:15 - Or "Thus," or "So"
                                        • m 5:15 - Literally "from"
                                        • n 5:15 - Literally "and"; the entire verse could be translated "So he saves the poor from [the] sword of their mouth and from the hand of the strong"
                                          16 So there is hope for the powerless, and wickedness shuts its mouth.

                                          References for Job 5:16

                                            • o 5:16 - Or "And"
                                            • p 5:16 - Or "hope exists"
                                              17 "Look, happy [is the] human being whom God reproves; and you must not despise the discipline of Shaddai,
                                              18 for he himself wounds, but he binds up; he strikes, but his hands heal.

                                              References for Job 5:18

                                                • q 5:18 - Emphatic personal pronoun
                                                • r 5:18 - Hebrew "and"
                                                • s 5:18 - Hebrew "and"
                                                  19 {From} six troubles he will deliver you, and in seven evil shall not touch you.

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                                                    • t 5:19 - Literally "In," or "By"
                                                      20 In famine he will redeem you from death, and in war from [the] {power of} [the] sword.

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                                                        • u 5:20 - Literally "hand of"
                                                          21 From [the] scourge of [the] tongue you shall be hidden, and you shall not be afraid of destruction when it comes.

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                                                            • v 5:21 - Hebrew "from"
                                                              22 At destruction and famine you shall laugh, and you shall not fear the wild animals of the earth.

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                                                                • w 5:22 - Hebrew "at famine"
                                                                  23 For your covenant [will be] with the stones of the field, and the wild animals of the field will be at peace with you.

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                                                                    • x 5:23 - Collective singular
                                                                      24 And you shall know that your tent [is] safe, and you will inspect your fold, and you shall not be missing [anything].
                                                                      25 And you shall know that your offspring [are] many, and your descendants like the vegetation of the earth.
                                                                      26 You shall come in maturity to [the] grave, as the raising up of a stack of sheaves in its season.
                                                                      27 "Look, we have searched this out--it [is] true; hear it and know [it] {yourself}."

                                                                      References for Job 5:27

                                                                        • y 5:27 - Literally "you for yourself"