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Job 33

NIV 1 "But now, Job, listen to my words; pay attention to everything I say. NIV 1 "But now, Job, listen to my words; pay attention to everything I say. NIV 2 I am about to open my mouth; my words are on the tip of my tongue. NIV 2 I am about to open my mouth; my words are on the tip of my tongue. NIV 3 My words come from an upright heart; my lips sincerely speak what I know. NIV 3 My words come from an upright heart; my lips sincerely speak what I know. NIV 4 The Spirit of God has made me; the breath of the Almighty gives me life. NIV 4 The Spirit of God has made me; the breath of the Almighty gives me life. NIV 5 Answer me then, if you can; prepare yourself and confront me. NIV 5 Answer me then, if you can; prepare yourself and confront me. NIV 6 I am just like you before God; I too have been taken from clay. NIV 6 I am just like you before God; I too have been taken from clay. NIV 7 No fear of me should alarm you, nor should my hand be heavy upon you. NIV 7 No fear of me should alarm you, nor should my hand be heavy upon you. NIV 8 "But you have said in my hearing-- I heard the very words-- NIV 8 "But you have said in my hearing-- I heard the very words-- NIV 9 'I am pure and without sin; I am clean and free from guilt. NIV 9 'I am pure and without sin; I am clean and free from guilt. NIV 10 Yet God has found fault with me; he considers me his enemy. NIV 10 Yet God has found fault with me; he considers me his enemy. NIV 11 He fastens my feet in shackles; he keeps close watch on all my paths.' NIV 11 He fastens my feet in shackles; he keeps close watch on all my paths.' NIV 12 "But I tell you, in this you are not right, for God is greater than man. NIV 12 "But I tell you, in this you are not right, for God is greater than man. NIV 13 Why do you complain to him that he answers none of man's words ? NIV 13 Why do you complain to him that he answers none of man's words ? NIV 14 For God does speak--now one way, now another-- though man may not perceive it. NIV 14 For God does speak--now one way, now another-- though man may not perceive it. NIV 15 In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men as they slumber in their beds, NIV 15 In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men as they slumber in their beds, NIV 16 he may speak in their ears and terrify them with warnings, NIV 16 he may speak in their ears and terrify them with warnings, NIV 17 to turn man from wrongdoing and keep him from pride, NIV 17 to turn man from wrongdoing and keep him from pride, NIV 18 to preserve his soul from the pit, his life from perishing by the sword. NIV 18 to preserve his soul from the pit, his life from perishing by the sword. NIV 19 Or a man may be chastened on a bed of pain with constant distress in his bones, NIV 19 Or a man may be chastened on a bed of pain with constant distress in his bones, NIV 20 so that his very being finds food repulsive and his soul loathes the choicest meal. NIV 20 so that his very being finds food repulsive and his soul loathes the choicest meal. NIV 21 His flesh wastes away to nothing, and his bones, once hidden, now stick out. NIV 21 His flesh wastes away to nothing, and his bones, once hidden, now stick out. NIV 22 His soul draws near to the pit, and his life to the messengers of death. NIV 22 His soul draws near to the pit, and his life to the messengers of death. NIV 23 "Yet if there is an angel on his side as a mediator, one out of a thousand, to tell a man what is right for him, NIV 23 "Yet if there is an angel on his side as a mediator, one out of a thousand, to tell a man what is right for him, NIV 24 to be gracious to him and say, 'Spare him from going down to the pit; I have found a ransom for him'-- NIV 24 to be gracious to him and say, 'Spare him from going down to the pit; I have found a ransom for him'-- NIV 25 then his flesh is renewed like a child's; it is restored as in the days of his youth. NIV 25 then his flesh is renewed like a child's; it is restored as in the days of his youth. NIV 26 He prays to God and finds favor with him, he sees God's face and shouts for joy; he is restored by God to his righteous state. NIV 26 He prays to God and finds favor with him, he sees God's face and shouts for joy; he is restored by God to his righteous state. NIV 27 Then he comes to men and says, 'I sinned, and perverted what was right, but I did not get what I deserved. NIV 27 Then he comes to men and says, 'I sinned, and perverted what was right, but I did not get what I deserved. NIV 28 He redeemed my soul from going down to the pit, and I will live to enjoy the light.' NIV 28 He redeemed my soul from going down to the pit, and I will live to enjoy the light.' NIV 29 "God does all these things to a man-- twice, even three times-- NIV 29 "God does all these things to a man-- twice, even three times-- NIV 30 to turn back his soul from the pit, that the light of life may shine on him. NIV 30 to turn back his soul from the pit, that the light of life may shine on him. NIV 31 "Pay attention, Job, and listen to me; be silent, and I will speak. NIV 31 "Pay attention, Job, and listen to me; be silent, and I will speak. NIV 32 If you have anything to say, answer me; speak up, for I want you to be cleared. NIV 32 If you have anything to say, answer me; speak up, for I want you to be cleared. NIV 33 But if not, then listen to me; be silent, and I will teach you wisdom." NIV 33 But if not, then listen to me; be silent, and I will teach you wisdom."