Job 12:16-20 NIV

16 To him belong strength and victory;1 both deceived and deceiver are his.2

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17 He leads counselors away stripped3 and makes fools of judges.4

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18 He takes off the shackles5 put on by kings and ties a loinclotha around their waist.6

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    • b 12:18 - Or "shackles of kings / and ties a belt"
      19 He leads priests away stripped7 and overthrows men long established.8

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      20 He silences the lips of trusted advisers and takes away the discernment of elders.9

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