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Job 21:11-21

NIV 11 They send forth their children as a flock; their little ones dance about. NIV 11 They send forth their children as a flock; their little ones dance about. NIV 12 They sing to the music of tambourine and harp; they make merry to the sound of the flute. NIV 12 They sing to the music of tambourine and harp; they make merry to the sound of the flute. NIV 13 They spend their years in prosperity and go down to the grave in peace. NIV 13 They spend their years in prosperity and go down to the grave in peace. NIV 14 Yet they say to God, 'Leave us alone! We have no desire to know your ways. NIV 14 Yet they say to God, 'Leave us alone! We have no desire to know your ways. NIV 15 Who is the Almighty, that we should serve him? What would we gain by praying to him?' NIV 15 Who is the Almighty, that we should serve him? What would we gain by praying to him?' NIV 16 But their prosperity is not in their own hands, so I stand aloof from the counsel of the wicked. NIV 16 But their prosperity is not in their own hands, so I stand aloof from the counsel of the wicked. NIV 17 "Yet how often is the lamp of the wicked snuffed out? How often does calamity come upon them, the fate God allots in his anger? NIV 17 "Yet how often is the lamp of the wicked snuffed out? How often does calamity come upon them, the fate God allots in his anger? NIV 18 How often are they like straw before the wind, like chaff swept away by a gale? NIV 18 How often are they like straw before the wind, like chaff swept away by a gale? NIV 19 [It is said, ] 'God stores up a man's punishment for his sons.' Let him repay the man himself, so that he will know it! NIV 19 [It is said, ] 'God stores up a man's punishment for his sons.' Let him repay the man himself, so that he will know it! NIV 20 Let his own eyes see his destruction; let him drink of the wrath of the Almighty. NIV 20 Let his own eyes see his destruction; let him drink of the wrath of the Almighty. NIV 21 For what does he care about the family he leaves behind when his allotted months come to an end? NIV 21 For what does he care about the family he leaves behind when his allotted months come to an end?