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Job 12:7-20

NIV 7 "But ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds of the air, and they will tell you; NIV 7 "But ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds of the air, and they will tell you; NIV 8 or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let the fish of the sea inform you. NIV 8 or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let the fish of the sea inform you. NIV 9 Which of all these does not know that the hand of the LORD has done this? NIV 9 Which of all these does not know that the hand of the LORD has done this? NIV 10 In his hand is the life of every creature and the breath of all mankind. NIV 10 In his hand is the life of every creature and the breath of all mankind. NIV 11 Does not the ear test words as the tongue tastes food? NIV 11 Does not the ear test words as the tongue tastes food? NIV 12 Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding? NIV 12 Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding? NIV 13 "To God belong wisdom and power; counsel and understanding are his. NIV 13 "To God belong wisdom and power; counsel and understanding are his. NIV 14 What he tears down cannot be rebuilt; the man he imprisons cannot be released. NIV 14 What he tears down cannot be rebuilt; the man he imprisons cannot be released. NIV 15 If he holds back the waters, there is drought; if he lets them loose, they devastate the land. NIV 15 If he holds back the waters, there is drought; if he lets them loose, they devastate the land. NIV 16 To him belong strength and victory; both deceived and deceiver are his. NIV 16 To him belong strength and victory; both deceived and deceiver are his. NIV 17 He leads counselors away stripped and makes fools of judges. NIV 17 He leads counselors away stripped and makes fools of judges. NIV 18 He takes off the shackles put on by kings and ties a loincloth around their waist. NIV 18 He takes off the shackles put on by kings and ties a loincloth around their waist. NIV 19 He leads priests away stripped and overthrows men long established. NIV 19 He leads priests away stripped and overthrows men long established. NIV 20 He silences the lips of trusted advisers and takes away the discernment of elders. NIV 20 He silences the lips of trusted advisers and takes away the discernment of elders.