Parallel Bible results for Job 22:14-24

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Job 22:14-24

BBE 14 Thick clouds are covering him, so that he is unable to see; and he is walking on the arch of heaven. NIV 14 Thick clouds veil him, so he does not see us as he goes about in the vaulted heavens.’ BBE 15 Will you keep the old way by which evil men went? NIV 15 Will you keep to the old path that the wicked have trod? BBE 16 Who were violently taken away before their time, who were overcome by the rush of waters: NIV 16 They were carried off before their time, their foundations washed away by a flood. BBE 17 Who said to God, Go away from us; and, What is the Ruler of all able to do to us? NIV 17 They said to God, ‘Leave us alone! What can the Almighty do to us?’ BBE 18 Though he made their houses full of good things: but the purpose of the evil-doers is far from me! NIV 18 Yet it was he who filled their houses with good things, so I stand aloof from the plans of the wicked. BBE 19 The upright saw it and were glad: and those who had done no wrong made sport of them, NIV 19 The righteous see their ruin and rejoice; the innocent mock them, saying, BBE 20 Saying, Truly, their substance is cut off, and their wealth is food for the fire. NIV 20 ‘Surely our foes are destroyed, and fire devours their wealth.’ BBE 21 Put yourself now in a right relation with him and be at peace: so will you do well in your undertakings. NIV 21 “Submit to God and be at peace with him; in this way prosperity will come to you. BBE 22 Be pleased to take teaching from his mouth, and let his words be stored up in your heart. NIV 22 Accept instruction from his mouth and lay up his words in your heart. BBE 23 If you come back to the Ruler of all, making yourself low before him; if you put evil far away from your tents; NIV 23 If you return to the Almighty, you will be restored: If you remove wickedness far from your tent BBE 24 And put your gold in the dust, even your gold of Ophir among the rocks of the valleys; NIV 24 and assign your nuggets to the dust, your gold of Ophir to the rocks in the ravines,

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