Job 36:15-23 NIV

15 But those who suffer1 he delivers in their suffering;2 he speaks3 to them in their affliction.4

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16 "He is wooing5 you from the jaws of distress to a spacious place6 free from restriction,7 to the comfort of your table8 laden with choice food.9

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17 But now you are laden with the judgment due the wicked;10 judgment and justice have taken hold of you.11

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18 Be careful that no one entices you by riches; do not let a large bribe12 turn you aside.13

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19 Would your wealth14 or even all your mighty efforts sustain you so you would not be in distress?

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20 Do not long for the night,15 to drag people away from their homes.a

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    • b 36:20 - The meaning of the Hebrew for verses 18-20 is uncertain.
      21 Beware of turning to evil,16 which you seem to prefer to affliction.17

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      22 "God is exalted in his power.18 Who is a teacher like him?19

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      23 Who has prescribed his ways20 for him,21 or said to him, 'You have done wrong'?22

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