Job 5:17-27 NIV

17 "Blessed is the man whom God corrects;1 so do not despise the discipline2 of the Almighty.a3

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    • a 5:17 - Hebrew "Shaddai "; here and throughout Job
      18 For he wounds, but he also binds up;4 he injures, but his hands also heal.5

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      19 From six calamities he will rescue6 you; in seven no harm will befall you.7

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      20 In famine8 he will ransom you from death, and in battle from the stroke of the sword.9

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      21 You will be protected from the lash of the tongue,10 and need not fear11 when destruction comes.12

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          22 You will laugh13 at destruction and famine,14 and need not fear the beasts of the earth.15

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          23 For you will have a covenant16 with the stones17 of the field, and the wild animals will be at peace with you.18
          24 You will know that your tent is secure;19 you will take stock of your property and find nothing missing.20

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          25 You will know that your children will be many,21 and your descendants like the grass of the earth.22

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          26 You will come to the grave in full vigor,23 like sheaves gathered in season.24

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          27 "We have examined this, and it is true. So hear it25 and apply it to yourself."26

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