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Job 5

NLT 1 “Cry for help, but will anyone answer you? Which of the angels will help you? NIV 1 "Call if you will, but who will answer you? To which of the holy ones will you turn? NLT 2 Surely resentment destroys the fool, and jealousy kills the simple. NIV 2 Resentment kills a fool, and envy slays the simple. NLT 3 I have seen that fools may be successful for the moment, but then comes sudden disaster. NIV 3 I myself have seen a fool taking root, but suddenly his house was cursed. NLT 4 Their children are abandoned far from help; they are crushed in court with no one to defend them. NIV 4 His children are far from safety, crushed in court without a defender. NLT 5 The hungry devour their harvest, even when it is guarded by brambles. The thirsty pant after their wealth. NIV 5 The hungry consume his harvest, taking it even from among thorns, and the thirsty pant after his wealth. NLT 6 But evil does not spring from the soil, and trouble does not sprout from the earth. NIV 6 For hardship does not spring from the soil, nor does trouble sprout from the ground. NLT 7 People are born for trouble as readily as sparks fly up from a fire. NIV 7 Yet man is born to trouble as surely as sparks fly upward. NLT 8 “If I were you, I would go to God and present my case to him. NIV 8 "But if it were I, I would appeal to God; I would lay my cause before him. NLT 9 He does great things too marvelous to understand. He performs countless miracles. NIV 9 He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted. NLT 10 He gives rain for the earth and water for the fields. NIV 10 He bestows rain on the earth; he sends water upon the countryside. NLT 11 He gives prosperity to the poor and protects those who suffer. NIV 11 The lowly he sets on high, and those who mourn are lifted to safety. NLT 12 He frustrates the plans of schemers so the work of their hands will not succeed. NIV 12 He thwarts the plans of the crafty, so that their hands achieve no success. NLT 13 He traps the wise in their own cleverness so their cunning schemes are thwarted. NIV 13 He catches the wise in their craftiness, and the schemes of the wily are swept away. NLT 14 They find it is dark in the daytime, and they grope at noon as if it were night. NIV 14 Darkness comes upon them in the daytime; at noon they grope as in the night. NLT 15 He rescues the poor from the cutting words of the strong, and rescues them from the clutches of the powerful. NIV 15 He saves the needy from the sword in their mouth; he saves them from the clutches of the powerful. NLT 16 And so at last the poor have hope, and the snapping jaws of the wicked are shut. NIV 16 So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth. NLT 17 “But consider the joy of those corrected by God! Do not despise the discipline of the Almighty when you sin. NIV 17 "Blessed is the man whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty. NLT 18 For though he wounds, he also bandages. He strikes, but his hands also heal. NIV 18 For he wounds, but he also binds up; he injures, but his hands also heal. NLT 19 From six disasters he will rescue you; even in the seventh, he will keep you from evil. NIV 19 From six calamities he will rescue you; in seven no harm will befall you. NLT 20 He will save you from death in time of famine, from the power of the sword in time of war. NIV 20 In famine he will ransom you from death, and in battle from the stroke of the sword. NLT 21 You will be safe from slander and have no fear when destruction comes. NIV 21 You will be protected from the lash of the tongue, and need not fear when destruction comes. NLT 22 You will laugh at destruction and famine; wild animals will not terrify you. NIV 22 You will laugh at destruction and famine, and need not fear the beasts of the earth. NLT 23 You will be at peace with the stones of the field, and its wild animals will be at peace with you. NIV 23 For you will have a covenant with the stones of the field, and the wild animals will be at peace with you. NLT 24 You will know that your home is safe. When you survey your possessions, nothing will be missing. NIV 24 You will know that your tent is secure; you will take stock of your property and find nothing missing. NLT 25 You will have many children; your descendants will be as plentiful as grass! NIV 25 You will know that your children will be many, and your descendants like the grass of the earth. NLT 26 You will go to the grave at a ripe old age, like a sheaf of grain harvested at the proper time! NIV 26 You will come to the grave in full vigor, like sheaves gathered in season. NLT 27 “We have studied life and found all this to be true. Listen to my counsel, and apply it to yourself.” NIV 27 "We have examined this, and it is true. So hear it and apply it to yourself."