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Parallel Bible results for Job 8

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Job 8

WEB 1 Then Bildad the Shuhite answered, NIV 1 Then Bildad the Shuhite replied: WEB 2 "How long will you speak these things? Shall the words of your mouth be a mighty wind? NIV 2 “How long will you say such things? Your words are a blustering wind. WEB 3 Does God pervert justice? Or does the Almighty pervert righteousness? NIV 3 Does God pervert justice? Does the Almighty pervert what is right? WEB 4 If your children have sinned against him, He has delivered them into the hand of their disobedience; NIV 4 When your children sinned against him, he gave them over to the penalty of their sin. WEB 5 If you want to seek God diligently, Make your supplication to the Almighty. NIV 5 But if you will seek God earnestly and plead with the Almighty, WEB 6 If you were pure and upright, Surely now he would awaken for you, And make the habitation of your righteousness prosperous. NIV 6 if you are pure and upright, even now he will rouse himself on your behalf and restore you to your prosperous state. WEB 7 Though your beginning was small, Yet your latter end would greatly increase. NIV 7 Your beginnings will seem humble, so prosperous will your future be. WEB 8 "Please inquire of past generations, Find out about the learning of their fathers. NIV 8 “Ask the former generation and find out what their ancestors learned, WEB 9 (For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, Because our days on earth are a shadow.) NIV 9 for we were born only yesterday and know nothing, and our days on earth are but a shadow. WEB 10 Shall they not teach you, tell you, And utter words out of their heart? NIV 10 Will they not instruct you and tell you? Will they not bring forth words from their understanding? WEB 11 "Can the papyrus grow up without mire? Can the rushes grow without water? NIV 11 Can papyrus grow tall where there is no marsh? Can reeds thrive without water? WEB 12 While it is yet in its greenness, not cut down, It withers before any other reed. NIV 12 While still growing and uncut, they wither more quickly than grass. WEB 13 So are the paths of all who forget God. The hope of the godless man shall perish, NIV 13 Such is the destiny of all who forget God; so perishes the hope of the godless. WEB 14 Whose confidence shall break apart, Whose trust is a spider's web. NIV 14 What they trust in is fragile ; what they rely on is a spider’s web. WEB 15 He shall lean on his house, but it shall not stand. He shall cling to it, but it shall not endure. NIV 15 They lean on the web, but it gives way; they cling to it, but it does not hold. WEB 16 He is green before the sun, His shoots go forth over his garden. NIV 16 They are like a well-watered plant in the sunshine, spreading its shoots over the garden; WEB 17 His roots are wrapped around the rock pile, He sees the place of stones. NIV 17 it entwines its roots around a pile of rocks and looks for a place among the stones. WEB 18 If he is destroyed from his place, Then it shall deny him, saying, 'I have not seen you.' NIV 18 But when it is torn from its spot, that place disowns it and says, ‘I never saw you.’ WEB 19 Behold, this is the joy of his way: Out of the earth shall others spring. NIV 19 Surely its life withers away, and from the soil other plants grow. WEB 20 "Behold, God will not cast away a blameless man, Neither will he uphold the evil-doers. NIV 20 “Surely God does not reject one who is blameless or strengthen the hands of evildoers. WEB 21 He will still fill your mouth with laughter, Your lips with shouting. NIV 21 He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy. WEB 22 Those who hate you shall be clothed with shame. The tent of the wicked shall be no more." NIV 22 Your enemies will be clothed in shame, and the tents of the wicked will be no more.”

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