Parallel Bible results for Job 20

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Job 20

TNIV 1 Then Zophar the Naamathite replied: NIV 1 Then Zophar the Naamathite replied: TNIV 2 "My troubled thoughts prompt me to answer because I am greatly disturbed. NIV 2 "My troubled thoughts prompt me to answer because I am greatly disturbed. TNIV 3 I hear a rebuke that dishonors me, and my understanding inspires me to reply. NIV 3 I hear a rebuke that dishonors me, and my understanding inspires me to reply. TNIV 4 "Surely you know how it has been from of old, ever since people were placed on the earth, NIV 4 "Surely you know how it has been from of old, ever since man was placed on the earth, TNIV 5 that the mirth of the wicked is brief, the joy of the godless lasts but a moment. NIV 5 that the mirth of the wicked is brief, the joy of the godless lasts but a moment. TNIV 6 Though his pride reaches to the heavens and his head touches the clouds, NIV 6 Though his pride reaches to the heavens and his head touches the clouds, TNIV 7 he will perish forever, like his own dung; those who have seen him will say, 'Where is he?' NIV 7 he will perish forever, like his own dung; those who have seen him will say, 'Where is he?' TNIV 8 Like a dream he flies away, no more to be found, banished like a vision of the night. NIV 8 Like a dream he flies away, no more to be found, banished like a vision of the night. TNIV 9 The eye that saw him will not see him again; his place will look on him no more. NIV 9 The eye that saw him will not see him again; his place will look on him no more. TNIV 10 His children must make amends to the poor; his own hands must give back his wealth. NIV 10 His children must make amends to the poor; his own hands must give back his wealth. TNIV 11 The youthful vigor that fills his bones will lie with him in the dust. NIV 11 The youthful vigor that fills his bones will lie with him in the dust. TNIV 12 "Though evil is sweet in his mouth and he hides it under his tongue, NIV 12 "Though evil is sweet in his mouth and he hides it under his tongue, TNIV 13 though he cannot bear to let it go and lets it linger in his mouth, NIV 13 though he cannot bear to let it go and keeps it in his mouth, TNIV 14 yet his food will turn sour in his stomach; it will become the venom of serpents within him. NIV 14 yet his food will turn sour in his stomach; it will become the venom of serpents within him. TNIV 15 He will spit out the riches he swallowed; God will make his stomach vomit them up. NIV 15 He will spit out the riches he swallowed; God will make his stomach vomit them up. TNIV 16 He will suck the poison of serpents; the fangs of an adder will kill him. NIV 16 He will suck the poison of serpents; the fangs of an adder will kill him. TNIV 17 He will not enjoy the streams, the rivers flowing with honey and cream. NIV 17 He will not enjoy the streams, the rivers flowing with honey and cream. TNIV 18 What he toiled for he must give back uneaten; he will not enjoy the profit from his trading. NIV 18 What he toiled for he must give back uneaten; he will not enjoy the profit from his trading. TNIV 19 For he has oppressed the poor and left them destitute; he has seized houses he did not build. NIV 19 For he has oppressed the poor and left them destitute; he has seized houses he did not build. TNIV 20 "Surely he will have no respite from his craving; he cannot save himself by his treasure. NIV 20 "Surely he will have no respite from his craving; he cannot save himself by his treasure. TNIV 21 Nothing is left for him to devour; his prosperity will not endure. NIV 21 Nothing is left for him to devour; his prosperity will not endure. TNIV 22 In the midst of his plenty, distress will overtake him; the full force of misery will come upon him. NIV 22 In the midst of his plenty, distress will overtake him; the full force of misery will come upon him. TNIV 23 When he has filled his belly, God will vent his burning anger against him and rain down his blows on him. NIV 23 When he has filled his belly, God will vent his burning anger against him and rain down his blows upon him. TNIV 24 Though he flees from an iron weapon, a bronze-tipped arrow pierces him. NIV 24 Though he flees from an iron weapon, a bronze-tipped arrow pierces him. TNIV 25 He pulls it out of his back, the gleaming point out of his liver. Terrors will come over him; NIV 25 He pulls it out of his back, the gleaming point out of his liver. Terrors will come over him; TNIV 26 total darkness lies in wait for his treasures. A fire unfanned will consume him and devour what is left in his tent. NIV 26 total darkness lies in wait for his treasures. A fire unfanned will consume him and devour what is left in his tent. TNIV 27 The heavens will expose his guilt; the earth will rise up against him. NIV 27 The heavens will expose his guilt; the earth will rise up against him. TNIV 28 A flood will carry off his house, rushing waters on the day of God's wrath. NIV 28 A flood will carry off his house, rushing waters on the day of God's wrath. TNIV 29 Such is the fate God allots the wicked, the heritage appointed for them by God." NIV 29 Such is the fate God allots the wicked, the heritage appointed for them by God."