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Job 24

NIV 1 "Why does the Almighty not set times for judgment? Why must those who know him look in vain for such days? NIV 1 "Why does the Almighty not set times for judgment? Why must those who know him look in vain for such days? NIV 2 Men move boundary stones; they pasture flocks they have stolen. NIV 2 Men move boundary stones; they pasture flocks they have stolen. NIV 3 They drive away the orphan's donkey and take the widow's ox in pledge. NIV 3 They drive away the orphan's donkey and take the widow's ox in pledge. NIV 4 They thrust the needy from the path and force all the poor of the land into hiding. NIV 4 They thrust the needy from the path and force all the poor of the land into hiding. NIV 5 Like wild donkeys in the desert, the poor go about their labor of foraging food; the wasteland provides food for their children. NIV 5 Like wild donkeys in the desert, the poor go about their labor of foraging food; the wasteland provides food for their children. NIV 6 They gather fodder in the fields and glean in the vineyards of the wicked. NIV 6 They gather fodder in the fields and glean in the vineyards of the wicked. NIV 7 Lacking clothes, they spend the night naked; they have nothing to cover themselves in the cold. NIV 7 Lacking clothes, they spend the night naked; they have nothing to cover themselves in the cold. NIV 8 They are drenched by mountain rains and hug the rocks for lack of shelter. NIV 8 They are drenched by mountain rains and hug the rocks for lack of shelter. NIV 9 The fatherless child is snatched from the breast; the infant of the poor is seized for a debt. NIV 9 The fatherless child is snatched from the breast; the infant of the poor is seized for a debt. NIV 10 Lacking clothes, they go about naked; they carry the sheaves, but still go hungry. NIV 10 Lacking clothes, they go about naked; they carry the sheaves, but still go hungry. NIV 11 They crush olives among the terraces; they tread the winepresses, yet suffer thirst. NIV 11 They crush olives among the terraces; they tread the winepresses, yet suffer thirst. NIV 12 The groans of the dying rise from the city, and the souls of the wounded cry out for help. But God charges no one with wrongdoing. NIV 12 The groans of the dying rise from the city, and the souls of the wounded cry out for help. But God charges no one with wrongdoing. NIV 13 "There are those who rebel against the light, who do not know its ways or stay in its paths. NIV 13 "There are those who rebel against the light, who do not know its ways or stay in its paths. NIV 14 When daylight is gone, the murderer rises up and kills the poor and needy; in the night he steals forth like a thief. NIV 14 When daylight is gone, the murderer rises up and kills the poor and needy; in the night he steals forth like a thief. NIV 15 The eye of the adulterer watches for dusk; he thinks, 'No eye will see me,' and he keeps his face concealed. NIV 15 The eye of the adulterer watches for dusk; he thinks, 'No eye will see me,' and he keeps his face concealed. NIV 16 In the dark, men break into houses, but by day they shut themselves in; they want nothing to do with the light. NIV 16 In the dark, men break into houses, but by day they shut themselves in; they want nothing to do with the light. NIV 17 For all of them, deep darkness is their morning; they make friends with the terrors of darkness. NIV 17 For all of them, deep darkness is their morning; they make friends with the terrors of darkness. NIV 18 "Yet they are foam on the surface of the water; their portion of the land is cursed, so that no one goes to the vineyards. NIV 18 "Yet they are foam on the surface of the water; their portion of the land is cursed, so that no one goes to the vineyards. NIV 19 As heat and drought snatch away the melted snow, so the grave snatches away those who have sinned. NIV 19 As heat and drought snatch away the melted snow, so the grave snatches away those who have sinned. NIV 20 The womb forgets them, the worm feasts on them; evil men are no longer remembered but are broken like a tree. NIV 20 The womb forgets them, the worm feasts on them; evil men are no longer remembered but are broken like a tree. NIV 21 They prey on the barren and childless woman, and to the widow show no kindness. NIV 21 They prey on the barren and childless woman, and to the widow show no kindness. NIV 22 But God drags away the mighty by his power; though they become established, they have no assurance of life. NIV 22 But God drags away the mighty by his power; though they become established, they have no assurance of life. NIV 23 He may let them rest in a feeling of security, but his eyes are on their ways. NIV 23 He may let them rest in a feeling of security, but his eyes are on their ways. NIV 24 For a little while they are exalted, and then they are gone; they are brought low and gathered up like all others; they are cut off like heads of grain. NIV 24 For a little while they are exalted, and then they are gone; they are brought low and gathered up like all others; they are cut off like heads of grain. NIV 25 "If this is not so, who can prove me false and reduce my words to nothing?" NIV 25 "If this is not so, who can prove me false and reduce my words to nothing?"