Parallel Bible results for Job 5

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Job 5

RSVA 1 "Call now; is there any one who will answer you? To which of the holy ones will you turn? NIV 1 "Call if you will, but who will answer you? To which of the holy ones will you turn? RSVA 2 Surely vexation kills the fool, and jealousy slays the simple. NIV 2 Resentment kills a fool, and envy slays the simple. RSVA 3 I have seen the fool taking root, but suddenly I cursed his dwelling. NIV 3 I myself have seen a fool taking root, but suddenly his house was cursed. RSVA 4 His sons are far from safety, they are crushed in the gate, and there is no one to deliver them. NIV 4 His children are far from safety, crushed in court without a defender. RSVA 5 His harvest the hungry eat, and he takes it even out of thorns; and the thirsty pant after his wealth. NIV 5 The hungry consume his harvest, taking it even from among thorns, and the thirsty pant after his wealth. RSVA 6 For affliction does not come from the dust, nor does trouble sprout from the ground; NIV 6 For hardship does not spring from the soil, nor does trouble sprout from the ground. RSVA 7 but man is born to trouble as the sparks fly upward. NIV 7 Yet man is born to trouble as surely as sparks fly upward. RSVA 8 "As for me, I would seek God, and to God would I commit my cause; NIV 8 "But if it were I, I would appeal to God; I would lay my cause before him. RSVA 9 who does great things and unsearchable, marvelous things without number: NIV 9 He performs wonders that cannot be fathomed, miracles that cannot be counted. RSVA 10 he gives rain upon the earth and sends waters upon the fields; NIV 10 He bestows rain on the earth; he sends water upon the countryside. RSVA 11 he sets on high those who are lowly, and those who mourn are lifted to safety. NIV 11 The lowly he sets on high, and those who mourn are lifted to safety. RSVA 12 He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands achieve no success. NIV 12 He thwarts the plans of the crafty, so that their hands achieve no success. RSVA 13 He takes the wise in their own craftiness; and the schemes of the wily are brought to a quick end. NIV 13 He catches the wise in their craftiness, and the schemes of the wily are swept away. RSVA 14 They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope at noonday as in the night. NIV 14 Darkness comes upon them in the daytime; at noon they grope as in the night. RSVA 15 But he saves the fatherless from their mouth, the needy from the hand of the mighty. NIV 15 He saves the needy from the sword in their mouth; he saves them from the clutches of the powerful. RSVA 16 So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts her mouth. NIV 16 So the poor have hope, and injustice shuts its mouth. RSVA 17 "Behold, happy is the man whom God reproves; therefore despise not the chastening of the Almighty. NIV 17 "Blessed is the man whom God corrects; so do not despise the discipline of the Almighty. RSVA 18 For he wounds, but he binds up; he smites, but his hands heal. NIV 18 For he wounds, but he also binds up; he injures, but his hands also heal. RSVA 19 He will deliver you from six troubles; in seven there shall no evil touch you. NIV 19 From six calamities he will rescue you; in seven no harm will befall you. RSVA 20 In famine he will redeem you from death, and in war from the power of the sword. NIV 20 In famine he will ransom you from death, and in battle from the stroke of the sword. RSVA 21 You shall be hid from the scourge of the tongue, and shall not fear destruction when it comes. NIV 21 You will be protected from the lash of the tongue, and need not fear when destruction comes. RSVA 22 At destruction and famine you shall laugh, and shall not fear the beasts of the earth. NIV 22 You will laugh at destruction and famine, and need not fear the beasts of the earth. RSVA 23 For you shall be in league with the stones of the field, and the beasts of the field shall 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. RSVA 24 You shall know that your tent is safe, and you shall inspect your fold and miss nothing. NIV 24 You will know that your tent is secure; you will take stock of your property and find nothing missing. RSVA 25 You shall know also that your descendants shall be many, and your offspring as the grass of the earth. NIV 25 You will know that your children will be many, and your descendants like the grass of the earth. RSVA 26 You shall come to your grave in ripe old age, as a shock of grain comes up to the threshing floor in its season. NIV 26 You will come to the grave in full vigor, like sheaves gathered in season. RSVA 27 Lo, this we have searched out; it is true. Hear, and know it for your good." NIV 27 "We have examined this, and it is true. So hear it and apply it to yourself."