Job 12:4-14 NRS

4 I am a laughingstock to my friends; I, who called upon God and he answered me, a just and blameless man, I am a laughingstock.
5 Those at ease have contempt for misfortune, a but it is ready for those whose feet are unstable.

References for Job 12:5

    • œ 12:5 - Meaning of Heb uncertain
      6 The tents of robbers are at peace, and those who provoke God are secure, who bring their god in their hands. b

      References for Job 12:6

        •  12:6 - Or [whom God brought forth by his hand]; Meaning of Heb uncertain
          7 "But ask the animals, and they will teach you; the birds of the air, and they will tell you;
          8 ask the plants of the earth, c and they will teach you; and the fish of the sea will declare to you.

          References for Job 12:8

            • ž 12:8 - Or [speak to the earth]
              9 Who among all these does not know that the hand of the Lord has done this?
              10 In his hand is the life of every living thing and the breath of every human being.
              11 Does not the ear test words as the palate tastes food?
              12 Is wisdom with the aged, and understanding in length of days?
              13 "With God d are wisdom and strength; he has counsel and understanding.

              References for Job 12:13

                  14 If he tears down, no one can rebuild; if he shuts someone in, no one can open up.