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Job 5 KJV

Job 5 – King James Version (KJV)

5:1
Call now, if there be any that will answer thee; and to which of the saints wilt thou turn?

5:2
For wrath killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the silly one.

5:3
I have seen the foolish taking root: but suddenly I cursed his habitation.

5:4
His children are far from safety, and they are crushed in the gate, neither is there any to deliver them.

5:5
Whose harvest the hungry eateth up, and taketh it even out of the thorns, and the robber swalloweth up their substance.

5:6
Although affliction cometh not forth of the dust, neither doth trouble spring out of the ground;

5:7
Yet man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.

5:8
I would seek unto God, and unto God would I commit my cause:

5:9
Which doeth great things and unsearchable; marvellous things without number:

5:10
Who giveth rain upon the earth, and sendeth waters upon the fields:

5:11
To set up on high those that be low; that those which mourn may be exalted to safety.

5:12
He disappointeth the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise.

5:13
He taketh the wise in their own craftiness: and the counsel of the froward is carried headlong.

5:14
They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope in the noonday as in the night.

5:15
But he saveth the poor from the sword, from their mouth, and from the hand of the mighty.

5:16
So the poor hath hope, and iniquity stoppeth her mouth.

5:17
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty:

5:18
For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole.

5:19
He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee.

5:20
In famine he shall redeem thee from death: and in war from the power of the sword.

5:21
Thou shalt be hid from the scourge of the tongue: neither shalt thou be afraid of destruction when it cometh.

5:22
At destruction and famine thou shalt laugh: neither shalt thou be afraid of the beasts of the earth.

5:23
For thou shalt be in league with the stones of the field: and the beasts of the field shall be at peace with thee.

5:24
And thou shalt know that thy tabernacle shall be in peace; and thou shalt visit thy habitation, and shalt not sin.

5:25
Thou shalt know also that thy seed shall be great, and thine offspring as the grass of the earth.

5:26
Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.

5:27
Lo this, we have searched it, so it is; hear it, and know thou it for thy good.

By Inioluwa

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