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Job 8

NIV 1 Then Bildad the Shuhite replied: NIV 1 Then Bildad the Shuhite replied: NIV 2 “How long will you say such things? Your words are a blustering wind. NIV 2 “How long will you say such things? Your words are a blustering wind. NIV 3 Does God pervert justice? Does the Almighty pervert what is right? NIV 3 Does God pervert justice? Does the Almighty pervert what is right? NIV 4 When your children sinned against him, he gave them over to the penalty of their sin. NIV 4 When your children sinned against him, he gave them over to the penalty of their sin. NIV 5 But if you will seek God earnestly and plead with the Almighty, NIV 5 But if you will seek God earnestly and plead with the Almighty, NIV 6 if you are pure and upright, even now he will rouse himself on your behalf and restore you to your prosperous state. NIV 6 if you are pure and upright, even now he will rouse himself on your behalf and restore you to your prosperous state. NIV 7 Your beginnings will seem humble, so prosperous will your future be. NIV 7 Your beginnings will seem humble, so prosperous will your future be. NIV 8 “Ask the former generation and find out what their ancestors learned, NIV 8 “Ask the former generation and find out what their ancestors learned, NIV 9 for we were born only yesterday and know nothing, and our days on earth are but a shadow. NIV 9 for we were born only yesterday and know nothing, and our days on earth are but a shadow. NIV 10 Will they not instruct you and tell you? Will they not bring forth words from their understanding? NIV 10 Will they not instruct you and tell you? Will they not bring forth words from their understanding? NIV 11 Can papyrus grow tall where there is no marsh? Can reeds thrive without water? NIV 11 Can papyrus grow tall where there is no marsh? Can reeds thrive without water? NIV 12 While still growing and uncut, they wither more quickly than grass. NIV 12 While still growing and uncut, they wither more quickly than grass. NIV 13 Such is the destiny of all who forget God; so perishes the hope of the godless. NIV 13 Such is the destiny of all who forget God; so perishes the hope of the godless. NIV 14 What they trust in is fragile ; what they rely on is a spider’s web. NIV 14 What they trust in is fragile ; what they rely on is a spider’s web. NIV 15 They lean on the web, but it gives way; they cling to it, but it does not hold. NIV 15 They lean on the web, but it gives way; they cling to it, but it does not hold. NIV 16 They are like a well-watered plant in the sunshine, spreading its shoots over the garden; NIV 16 They are like a well-watered plant in the sunshine, spreading its shoots over the garden; NIV 17 it entwines its roots around a pile of rocks and looks for a place among the stones. NIV 17 it entwines its roots around a pile of rocks and looks for a place among the stones. NIV 18 But when it is torn from its spot, that place disowns it and says, ‘I never saw you.’ NIV 18 But when it is torn from its spot, that place disowns it and says, ‘I never saw you.’ NIV 19 Surely its life withers away, and from the soil other plants grow. NIV 19 Surely its life withers away, and from the soil other plants grow. NIV 20 “Surely God does not reject one who is blameless or strengthen the hands of evildoers. NIV 20 “Surely God does not reject one who is blameless or strengthen the hands of evildoers. NIV 21 He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy. NIV 21 He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy. NIV 22 Your enemies will be clothed in shame, and the tents of the wicked will be no more.” NIV 22 Your enemies will be clothed in shame, and the tents of the wicked will be no more.”