Job 12:24

Overview - Job 12
Job maintains himself against his friends that reprove him.
He acknowledges the general doctrine of God's omnipotence.
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Job 12:24  (King James Version)
He taketh away the heart of the chief of the people of the earth, and causeth them to wander in a wilderness where there is no way.

He taketh
20 ; 17:4 Isaiah 6:9 Isaiah 6:10 ; 19:1 Daniel 4:16 Daniel 4:33 ; Hosea 7:11

and causeth
Psalms 107:4 Psalms 107:40

in a wilderness
{Bethohoo,} "in chaos," ie., in a state of utter confusion;
it is the same word which is employed in Genesis 1:2 ,to describe the chaotic state of the earth at the creation.