Job 27:13-23 NIV

13 "Here is the fate God allots to the wicked, the heritage a ruthless man receives from the Almighty:1

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14 However many his children,2 their fate is the sword;3 his offspring will never have enough to eat.4

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15 The plague will bury those who survive him, and their widows will not weep for them.5

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16 Though he heaps up silver like dust6 and clothes like piles of clay,7

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17 what he lays up8 the righteous will wear,9 and the innocent will divide his silver.10

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18 The house11 he builds is like a moth's cocoon,12 like a hut13 made by a watchman.

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19 He lies down wealthy, but will do so no more;14 when he opens his eyes, all is gone.15

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20 Terrors16 overtake him like a flood;17 a tempest snatches him away in the night.18

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21 The east wind19 carries him off, and he is gone;20 it sweeps him out of his place.21

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22 It hurls itself against him without mercy22 as he flees headlong23 from its power.24

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23 It claps its hands25 in derision and hisses him out of his place.26

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