Parallel Bible results for Job 11

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Job 11

CEBA 1 Zophar from Naamah responded: NIV 1 Then Zophar the Naamathite replied: CEBA 2 Should all these words go unanswered or a wordy man be justified? NIV 2 "Are all these words to go unanswered? Is this talker to be vindicated? CEBA 3 Will your idle talk silence everyone; will you mock and not be put to shame? NIV 3 Will your idle talk reduce men to silence? Will no one rebuke you when you mock? CEBA 4 You've said, "My teaching is pure, and I'm clean in God's eyes." NIV 4 You say to God, 'My beliefs are flawless and I am pure in your sight.' CEBA 5 But oh, that God would speak, open his lips against you NIV 5 Oh, how I wish that God would speak, that he would open his lips against you CEBA 6 and tell you secrets of wisdom; for sound insight has two sides. Know that God lets some of your sin be forgotten. NIV 6 and disclose to you the secrets of wisdom, for true wisdom has two sides. Know this: God has even forgotten some of your sin. CEBA 7 Can you find the secret of God or find the extent of the Almighty? NIV 7 "Can you fathom the mysteries of God? Can you probe the limits of the Almighty? CEBA 8 They are higher than the heavens—what can you do? Deeper than the underworld—what can you know? NIV 8 They are higher than the heavens--what can you do? They are deeper than the depths of the grave--what can you know? CEBA 9 Its measurement is longer than the earth and broader than the sea. NIV 9 Their measure is longer than the earth and wider than the sea. CEBA 10 If God passes by, imprisons someone, and calls a trial, who can stop him? NIV 10 "If he comes along and confines you in prison and convenes a court, who can oppose him? CEBA 11 He knows worthless people, sees sin, and certainly takes note. NIV 11 Surely he recognizes deceitful men; and when he sees evil, does he not take note? CEBA 12 A stupid person becomes intelligent when a wild ass of a person is born tame. NIV 12 But a witless man can no more become wise than a wild donkey's colt can be born a man. CEBA 13 If you make your mind resolute and spread your palms to him, NIV 13 "Yet if you devote your heart to him and stretch out your hands to him, CEBA 14 if you throw out the sin in your hands and don't let injustice dwell in your tents, NIV 14 if you put away the sin that is in your hand and allow no evil to dwell in your tent, CEBA 15 then you will lift up your face without blemish; you will be secure and not fear. NIV 15 then you will lift up your face without shame; you will stand firm and without fear. CEBA 16 You will forget trouble; you will remember it as water that flows past. NIV 16 You will surely forget your trouble, recalling it only as waters gone by. CEBA 17 A life span will rise brighter than noon; darkness will be like morning. NIV 17 Life will be brighter than noonday, and darkness will become like morning. CEBA 18 You will be secure, for there is hope; you will look around and rest safely. NIV 18 You will be secure, because there is hope; you will look about you and take your rest in safety. CEBA 19 You will lie down without anyone to scare you; many will beg for your favor. NIV 19 You will lie down, with no one to make you afraid, and many will court your favor. CEBA 20 The eyes of the wicked will grow faint; flight has vanished from them; their hope is a dying gasp. NIV 20 But the eyes of the wicked will fail, and escape will elude them; their hope will become a dying gasp."